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Seminar Webcasts for Substantive Hours

To assist our clients and contacts in attaining the educational credit requirements set out by many of Canada's law societies, we are offering our previously held seminars on-demand.

How to Claim Your Credits

For information on how to earn credits by viewing our Seminars On Demand, please visit our CPD Requirements page. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Please note that the firm will not provide certificates for pre-recorded seminars to obtain credits from the Barreau du Québec. Certificates for seminars approved by the Barreau du Québec will be given only to participants who have taken part in a LIVE seminar.



Recent Developments and Enforcement Practices in Competition Law


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John Pecman, Interim Commissioner of Competition and Kelley McKinnon, Senior Deputy Commissioner of the Mergers Branch at the Competition Bureau spoke at the seminar about gaining further understanding of the current state of competition law in Canada.

Topics included:

  • The evolving Competition Bureau mandate and priorities
  • The future direction of Canadian competition law and policy
  • Recent case law review

This seminar counts for 1.25 Substantive CPD Credits.

Moderator:
Paul Collins (Moderator), Stikeman Elliott, Toronto

Speakers:
John Pecman, Interim Commissioner of Competition
Kelley McKinnon, Senior Deputy Commissioner of the Mergers Branch at the Competition Bureau

Original Program Date: April 16, 2013




Advertising in a Social Media World


The tools to connect with customers and empower them to act as brand ambassadors are at your fingertips, and more cost-effective than ever. However, in this Web 2.0 world there exists a minefield of legal risks that firms must navigate. What steps can you take to help ensure that your social media marketing campaigns reach your audience while avoiding liability?

Hear from legal and industry experts as they answer this question through an exploration of the following topics:

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  • Privacy requirements
  • Anti-spam marketing practices on social media communications, including social media contests
  • Effectively managing contests and promotions
  • Examples of social media advertising gone wrong
  • Marketplace trends from Advertising Standards Canada

This seminar counts for 1.5 Substantive CLE credits.

Speakers

Lawson Hunter, Q.C., Head of Competition/Antitrust Group, Stikeman Elliott LLP
David Elder, Counsel, Stikeman Elliott LLP
Michael Kilby, Associate, Stikeman Elliott LLP
Janet Feasby, Vice President, Advertising Standards Canada

If you have questions during or after the presentation regarding material covered, please contact Lawson Hunter, David Elder, or Michael Kilby.

Original Program Date: September 20, 2011, Toronto



Reading the Fine Print: Taking Stock of Recent Developments in Canadian Advertising Law


Regulations and codes governing advertising and marketing are complex. Whether you are supporting product claims, structuring a campaign, challenging your competitors' claims or dealing with a potential consumer class action, it pays to be on top of the latest developments.

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View our webcast and learn what you need to be thinking about as you work to ensure that your company's advertising and marketing copy are fully compliant. Speakers from the Competition Bureau and Stikeman Elliott's Competition & Foreign Investment Group will guide you through a range of critical issues - including the latest developments in Canadian and cross-border class actions.

Moderator:
Lawson Hunter, Competition & Foreign Investment Group, Stikeman Elliott, Ottawa

Speakers:

Ian Nielsen-Jones, Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Competition Ontario Region, Competition Bureau Canada
David Elder, Stikeman Elliott, Ottawa
Mark Walli, Stikeman Elliott, Toronto
Catherine Jenner, Stikeman Elliott, Montréal

If you have questions during or after the presentation regarding material covered, please contact Lawson Hunter, David Elder, Mark Walli, or Catherine Jenner.

Original Program Date: November 16, 2010, Toronto

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