Seminars & Conferences

Our seminars and conferences provide insight on timely legal and business issues, and share knowledge that will help your business succeed.

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Using Experts Successfully at Environmental Hearings

Join Osler’s Jennifer Fairfax at part three of the Canadian Bar Association’s Anatomy of an Environmental Regulatory Challenge Passport Series. The session will offer practical tips and insights on how to use experts wisely in the wake of the Ontario Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Moore v. Getahun and outline the types of experts you may need at various environmental tribunals. 

Apr 2, 2015

Hot Spots: Changes to Ontario’s Pension Landscape for Better or for Worse

Join Jana Steele at the Canadian Bar Association’s interactive and highly informative discussion on recent developments in the Ontario pension landscape, including changes to pension investment rules, innovative plan design trends and landmark court decisions. 

Mar 5, 2015

REAL Insights: Key Environmental Issues Facing Construction/Infrastructure Projects

There are a number of potential regulatory and environmental issues facing energy and construction/infrastructure projects, from Aboriginal consultation to D&O regulatory liability. Join our expert panel for an interactive discussion of the key issues that have potential to halt a project and raise the spectre of legal liability for a project participants and owners alike.

Feb 26, 2015

The Intelligent Fiduciary: Common Problems You Can Avoid

Fulfilling fiduciary responsibilities seems to get more complicated each year. Now more than ever, fiduciaries need a blueprint for avoiding common problems and following best practices. Join Osler’s Carol Buckmann as she discusses long-standing and developing law in this area.

Feb 19, 2015

Avoiding Litigation Pitfalls

Citing recent cases and real-world examples, Osler’s Jennifer Fairfax and a panel of legal experts offer insight into how to avoid common pitfalls in environmental litigation at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2014 environmental law program. 

Feb 4, 2015

Managing Regulatory Mudslides

Osler’s Jack Coop joins a panel discussion at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2015 environmental law program focusing on regulatory issues such as managing excess soil and the implications of new Rules of Professional Conduct.

Feb 4, 2015

CFA Franchise Law Day 2015

Gillian Scott, Partner, Litigation, is co-chairing the CFA Franchise Law Day taking place on January 29, 2015. Taking place at The Old Mill Inn, Toronto, this full day event highlights the latest in franchise-related developments and case law, with an emphasis on lessons learned from leading cases.  

Jan 29, 2015

Criminal Antitrust Enforcement: Q&A with the Leaders of the Competition Bureau’s Criminal Branch

This breakfast event provides businesses with a firsthand opportunity to hear directly from the Senior Deputy Commissioner, Matthew Boswell, and Deputy Commissioner, Jeanne Pratt, about the Competition Bureau’s criminal law enforcement agenda, its success in prosecuting cartels and bid-rigging, and its top enforcement priorities for 2015. 

Jan 22, 2015

Fireside Chat on the Pros and Cons of Target Benefit Plans

Defined benefit plans may have enjoyed strong gains in 2013, but the long-term nature of DB means that plan sponsors still need to look to the future. 

Dec 11, 2014

Perspectives on Improving Pension Adequacy, Security and Sustainability – What Tools Do We Need?

Pension reform continues to be one of the most critical public policy issues in Canada. Osler is pleased to host a panel discussion on this topic, with some of Canada’s leading voices in this area sharing their vision on the evolution of the Canadian pension system. 

Dec 3, 2014