Category Archives: Events

ABA/CBA Consumer Protection Conference – Atlanta (February 2nd)

On February 2nd, the Canadian Bar Association will be co-sponsoring a one-day Consumer Protection conference in Atlanta with the American Bar Association.  The conference will be held at the Atlanta Aquarium (with a welcome reception at the World of Coca-Cola on the evening of February … read more »

Upcoming Antitrust Events: Advanced Antitrust U.S. Chicago 2013, 7 November 2013, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

IBC Legal Conferences is holding an upcoming antitrust conference in Chicago in November.  From IBC: “This must-attend conference on U.S. antitrust in Chicago will include the following essential topics and much more besides: Regulatory Climate Outlook: Enforcement Priorities, Recent Case Law and Economic Implications Market … read more »

Webinar: Key Canadian Advertising and Competition Law Compliance Strategies

I am pleased to be a panelist for an upcoming Canadian/U.S. advertising law webinar hosted by Strafford on January 8, 2013: Key Canadian Advertising and Competition Law Compliance Strategies. Description The Canadian Competition Act contains civil and criminal prohibitions on misleading representations and regulates specific … read more »

Advertising Events: Advertising Standards Canada (ASC): The Truth About Privacy: Canada and Beyond – November (Toronto & Montreal)

Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) will be hosting two upcoming seminars on privacy in Toronto and Montreal entitled “The Truth About Privacy: Canada and Beyond”.  According to the ASC, the seminars are based on a recent McCann study on how Canadian and worldwide consumers think about … read more »

Advertising Law Events: ASC The ABC’s of Food Advertising Regulations

Advertising Standards Canada will be holding two upcoming workshops on the basics of Canadian food related advertising regulations in Montreal (September 19th) and Toronto (September 25th). These two hour workshops will address common questions relating to Canadian food advertising related regulations, including how to compare … read more »

Conferences: CCCE Publishes Updated Canada In the Pacific Century Conference Agenda: Ottawa – September 24-25, 2012

From the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE): “On September 24-25, 2012, the Canadian Council of Chief Executives will host “Canada in the Pacific Century”, a conference bringing together leaders from business, government, academia, and other key groups to discuss Asia’s rise and the implications … read more »

Advertising: Conferences: “Digital Day Conference 2012: The New Digital Path to Purchase”

“Emerging technologies, new platforms and evolving digital tools are changing the way audiences consume media, connect with brands and ultimately make purchase decisions. With the rise of smartphones, tablets and social media, today’s empowered consumers are seeking out information, interacting with brands and sharing their … read more »

Upcoming Events – “What In-house Counsel Need to Know About Recent Competition Law Developments” – CBA Canadian Legal Conference (Vancouver, August 12-14, 2012)

I am pleased and honored to be participating in the Canadian Bar Association’s upcoming CBA Canadian Legal Conference in Vancouver on a panel on August 13th, part of which is still to be announced, discussing recent competition law developments for in-house counsel: “Canada’s competition and … read more »

A Few Regulatory Law Developments and Some News

A few regulatory law developments and news items that caught my eye in the last couple days included: Consumer Protection BC issued its 2011 Annual Report, which includes some discussion of marketing law enforcement and telemarketing: Debt collection, retail and travel are top questions for … read more »

A Few Interesting Telecom, Competition, Privacy and Regulatory Law Developments

A few interesting telecom, competition, privacy and regulatory law developments caught my eye today including: The Acting Chairman of the CRTC delivered remarks to the Canadian Telecom Summit in Toronto on competition in the telecom sector, proposed small telecom ownership rule changes, caps in the … read more »