Videos and Podcasts

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Videos

employment and labour

COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 Litigation (available in French only)

June 18, 2020

In this litigation webinar, Éric Azran, Pierre-Luc Benoit, Patrick Essiminy and Frédéric Paré discuss the risks faced by businesses due to COVID-19. In particular, the following topics are discussed:

  • A global portrait of the impacts and disputes generated by COVID-19
  • The business risk assessment and mitigation process
  • Employee management
  • Litigation in the post-COVID-19 era
(1 hour, 7 minutes, 20 seconds)
Real estate

The Pandemic’s Impact on Alberta’s Commercial Mortgage Markets and an Update on the CECRA

May 26, 2020

In this video, Michael Dyck and Michael Witt discuss the effects of the pandemic on commercial mortgage markets and, in particular, the key issues facing lenders and borrowers.
(50 minutes, 15 seconds)

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COVID-19 & Opening Up: A Review of Some of the Employment and Labour Issues in Ontario

May 14, 2020

In response to the release of the federal and certain provincial governments' plans for "opening up", Nancy Ramalho, a partner in our Employment & Labour Group, discussed what this process may look like in Ontario from an employment and labour perspective.
(19 minutes, 4 seconds)

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The New (Ab)normal: Workplace Reopening from an Alberta Employment Law Perspective

May 12, 2020

Our Employment & Labour partners Gary Clarke and Kris Noonan discuss workplace implications and COVID-19.
(52 minutes, 09 seconds)

Real estate

The Pandemic’s Impact on Alberta’s Commercial Real Estate Market

April 28, 2020

Real Estate lawyers Michael Witt and Robert Homersham discuss “Commercial Real Estate and COVID-19: Alberta Market Impacts".
(39 minutes, 25 seconds)

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Enforcing Restrictive Covenants: Is your Business Adequately Protected? (available in French only)

February 13, 2020

Patrick Essiminy and Pierre-Luc Benoit from our Employment & Labour Group discuss the importance of enforcing restrictive covenants to ensure your business is adequately protected.
(59 minutes, 58 seconds)

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Understanding Privileges (available in French only)

February 13, 2020

Guillaume Boudreau-Simard and Alexa Teofilovic from our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group discuss the importance of understanding privileges by delving into the different types of privileges and the new trends.
(1 hour, 14 minutes, 19 seconds)

Mergers

Recent Trends in M&A

February 13, 2020

Warren Silversmith and Jeremy Sculnick from our Corporate Group discuss the growing trends in mergers and acquisitions, including representations & warranties insurance and fraud.
(1 hour, 3 minutes, 31 seconds)

Tax

Selected Topics in Taxation

February 13, 2020

Marie-Andrée Beaudry and Pierre-Louis Le Saunier discuss requirements for transfers of property on a tax-deferred basis, and correcting tax-related errors in contracts.
(1 hour, 11 minutes, 25 seconds)

Banking and Finance

The Latest Trends in Acquisition Financing

February 13, 2020

Serge Levy and Howard Rosenoff from our Banking & Finance Group discuss the latest trends in acquisition financing, both from a lender’s perspective and a borrower’s perspective.
(1 hour, 11 minutes, 47 seconds)

Tax

Tax Developments: Be in the Know

December 20, 2019

Margaret Nixon and Lindsay Gwyer from our Tax Group discuss proposed changes to the stock option rules, certain international tax developments and the effective management of CRA audits.
(58 minutes, 5 seconds)

Employment

Successfully Managing Disabilities in the Workplace

October 2019

In the fourth and final installment of our 2019 Employment and Labour Law seminar, Stikeman Elliott’s Kathleen Chevalier and Alex Lemoine discuss how to successfully manage disabilities in the workplace, outlining the relevant legal framework in Ontario and presenting a detailed disability management case study. This presentation also features Patrick Essiminy, offering a Québec perspective.
(1 hour, 18 minutes, 2 seconds)

Employment

Managing a Millennial Workforce

October 2019

In the third installment of our 2019 Employment and Labour Law seminar, Stikeman Elliott’s Lucy Carruthers and Jackie Ferreira, featuring guest speaker Hannah King from Shopify, discuss characteristics of millennial workers, what millennials are looking for in the workplace, and the policies and programs an employer can put in place to meet the needs of millennial workers.
(49 minutes, 53 seconds)

Employment

Changing Terms and Conditions of Employment

October 2019

In the second installment of our 2019 Employment and Labour Law seminar, Stikeman Elliott’s Khalfan Khalfan, Tamara Ticoll, and Allyson Marta discuss the types of changes an employer can make to terms and conditions of employment, and the strategies an employer can use to implement such changes and avoid claims of constructive dismissal. This presentation also features Patrick Essiminy, offering a Québec perspective.
(29 minutes, 40 seconds)

Employment

The Departing Employee

October 2019

In the first installment of our 2019 Employment and Labour Law seminar, Stikeman Elliott’s Nancy Ramalho, Mari Maimets, and Allyson Marta discuss how to navigate employee terminations, including what to look out for in employment agreements, how to assess common law severance entitlements, and how to structure termination letters and releases.
(41 minutes, 10 seconds)

Legal Operations Exchange

Legal Operations and Technology Secondments - Learning from each other

June 3, 2019

Stikeman Elliott LLP and Siemens Canada Limited engaged in a legal operations and technology "reverse" secondment. A member of the Siemens Canada legal team joined Stikeman Elliott for two months and worked on various legal operations projects. Shawna-Leigh Moulton, Director, Governance and Legal Operations at Siemens Canada and Andrea Alliston, partner at Stikeman Elliott share their perspectives on this experience.
(10 minutes, 28 seconds)

Legal Operations Exchange

The Flipside of Failure – Learning from Legal Technology Innovation

April 22, 2019

In this candid case study video, Andrea Alliston shares our experience with a failed pilot project, the lessons we learned and things we have changed that have set us up for success in projects that followed.
(9 minutes, 58 seconds)

Real estate

The Real Deal on Real Estate in Quebec: Real Estate Considerations in Business Transactions

February 19, 2019

Stefan Fews, a partner in the Real Estate group, shares his expertise on the topic by outlining the eight things everyone should know about real estate in Quebec.
(37 minutes, 17 seconds)

Tax

Tax Matters for Non-Tax Specialists (presented in both English and French)

February 19, 2019

Éric Lévesque and Frank Mathieu, partners in the Tax Group, demystify tax matters for non-tax specialists in this seminar.
(1 hour, 1 minute)

Mergers

How to Distinguish Oneself in an Auction Process Using Recent Legal Trends

February 19, 2019

Sophie Lamonde and Maxime Turcotte, partners in the Corporate Group, breakdown the strategies to implement during an auction process.
(57 minutes, 12 seconds)

Banking and Finance

Smart Contracts: Impact for Commercial Financing Transactions

February 19, 2019

Sterling Dietze, a partner in the Banking & Finance Group, discusses smart contracts and their impact on commercial financing transactions.
(1 hour, 17 minutes)

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The Employment Relationship in Quebec

February 19, 2019

Stephanie Weschler and Stephanie Pasternyk from the Employment & Labour Group delve into the topics of employment relationship, termination of employment and employment law updates in Quebec.
(47 minutes, 22 seconds)

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The right to refuse to work for health and safety reasons (available in French only)

January 30, 2019

Patrick Essiminy and Pierre-Luc Benoit from our Employment and Labour Group discuss how to the right to refuse to work is exercised; the rights and obligations of the worker and the employer, the notions of “danger” and “reasonable grounds” and the powers of a CNESST inspector.
(39 minutes, 57 seconds)

Legal Operations Exchange

Managing Up and Out

December 18, 2018

Stikeman Elliott hosts Dr. Marie-Hélène Budworth, Associate Professor in the School of Human Resource Management at York University for a presentation and discussion on how to leverage the science of influence to advance business goals.
(1 hour, 7 minutes)

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Weed in the Workplace

October 11, 2018

Now that Canada has legalized cannabis, a number of related issues are top of mind for employers. In this first of three installments of our Employment and Labour Law Year in Review for 2018, Stikeman Elliott's Tamara Ticoll and Allyson Marta discuss new workplace rules, drug testing, and medical marijuana coverage under group benefit plans.
(37 minutes, 5 seconds)

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Ontario Employment Law in 2018: Key Themes and Highlights

October 11, 2018

In the second installment of our Employment and Labour Law Year in Review for 2018, Employment and Labour group members Khalfan Khalfan and Alex Lemoine discuss pay transparency, Bill 148, the latest from the WSIB, AODA compliance and notable decisions from the courts.
(36 minutes, 41 seconds)

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Harassment Complaints and #MeToo

October 11, 2018

In the third and final installment of our Employment and Labour Law Year in Review for 2018, Stikeman Elliott's Nancy Ramalho discusses the impact the #MeToo movement is having on the workplace and some of the ways in which employers may wish to respond.
(25 minutes, 53 seconds)

Blockchain

Blockchain: Determining if a coin or token is a security

November 29, 2017

Darin Renton, partner in the Financial Products & Services Group, discusses the steps on how securities regulators determine if a coin or token is a security.
(1 minute, 50 seconds)

Blockchain

Blockchain: What are regulators saying?

November 29, 2017

Ramandeep Grewal, partner in the Corporate Group, touches on what regulators are looking at from a federal level, anti-money laundering concerns, compliance issues and securities regulation. Raman provides guidance on the timing when regulators should be approached.
(2 minutes, 43 seconds)

Blockchain

Blockchain: Business Models

November 29, 2017

Michael Decicco, associate in the Corporate and Technology Groups, outlines the different business models in the blockchain market.
(1 minute, 16 seconds)

 

Podcasts

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Cannabis Legalization in Canada: Employment Challenges

September 12, 2018

Patrick Essiminy, partner in the Employment Group, discusses the employment challenges surrounding the upcoming legalization of cannabis in Canada.
(15 minutes, 57 seconds) 

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The #MeToo Movement: What it Means for Canadian Employers

September 12, 2018

Stephanie Weschler, partner in the Employment Group, discusses the #MeToo movement, its impact on Canadian workplaces, and what it means for the country’s employers.
(18 minutes, 5 seconds)