Webinars

View our on-demand and live webinars to satisfy Canadian legal continuing professional development requirements and to get expert insight on trending and key legal topics.

Current Trends in Secured Loan Transactions

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm ET

Join Lydia Salvi and Hank White, from Practical Law Canada’s Finance team, as they sit on a syndicated loan transactions panel and showcase What’s Market – Finance (including market intelligence on accordion facilities, defaulting lender provisions, and facility amendment and prepayment provisions in syndicated facility agreements).

The panel is part of the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute on Current Trends in Secured Loan Transactions. Also on the syndications panel is Bridget Marsh, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for the LSTA and Martin Racicot, Partner at Fasken Martineau LLP who will speak about the differences between syndicated facilities in Canada and the United States and what features may be coming to Canada.

This webinar qualifies for 3.0 substantive hours of continuing legal education requirements for all Canadian common law jurisdictions.

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Capital Markets & Corporate Governance

Canada's New Take-over Rules: What Should Bidders and Target Board now expect

SPACs Debut in Canada and Continue in the United States: Trends in SPAC IPOs and Business Combinations on Both Sides of the Border

  • Recorded: Wednesday, January 20, 2016
  • Join Practical Law Canada, Stephen Pincus (Partner, Goodmans LLP) and Joel Rubinstein (Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP) for a free 60-minute webinar. During this session, the presenters will discuss SPACs and their benefits, the Canadian SPAC market and forming a SPAC in Canada, evolution of the U.S. SPAC market and differences between U.S. and Canadian SPACs, the de-SPACing experience in the U.S., the de-SPACing process in Canada, and trends for SPACing and de-SPACing on both sides of the border.
  • This webinar may be applied towards the substantive law component of the Continuing Education requirement in all Canadian common law jurisdictions. It has not been accredited by the Barreau du Québec.
  • This webinar is accredited for CLE in the following US states: New York, California, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Colorado, Washington, Arizona, Hawaii, New Hampshire, Missouri, Vermont. CLE credit is being sought for: Tennessee, Texas, Virginia. CLE can be self-applied for: Florida.
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Going Public in Canada - Exploring the Canadian IPO Opportunity for U.S. Businesses

  • Recorded: Tuesday, April 14, 2015
  • Presented by: Practical Law US
  • Are you interested in exploring public alternatives for capital and liquidity? Join Practical Law and Goodmans LLP, BMO Capital Markets and the Toronto Stock Exchange for a 60-minute panel discussion surveying Canadian IPO opportunities for U.S. based business and assets.
  • This webinar may be applied towards the substantive law component of the Continuing Education requirement.
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Commercial Transactions

Managing Risk in Supply Agreements: Perspectives from Both Sides of the Border Recorded: June 16, 2016

  • Recorded: June 16, 2016
  • Join Practical Law Canada, Practical Law US and Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP partners Ron Whitney, Todd Sable, and The Miller Law Firm, P.C. partner Lawrence Murphy for a free 75-minute webinar.
  • During this session, the presenters discuss: risks associated with supply agreements; tools counsel can use to assist clients in managing such risks; and tips for addressing, limiting, and resolving disputes. The discussion will also highlight some of the key differences between the U.S. and Canada when it comes to supply agreements.
  • This webinar may be applied towards the substantive law component of the Continuing Education requirement in all Canadian common law jurisdictions. It has not been accredited by the Barreau du Québec.
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Corporate and M&A

M&A Trends and Outlook for 2015

Heading North: A Guide to Cross-Border M&A in Canada

  • Recorded: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
  • Presented by: Practical Law US
  • Are you or your client exploring M&A opportunities in Canada? Join Practical Law and market leading experts from Goodmans LLP and Canaccord Genuity for a 60-minute panel discussion on public M&A in Canada. This informative discussion will highlight some of the key differences between U.S. and Canadian rules.

    This webinar may be applied towards the substantive law component of the Continuing Education requirement.
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Employment

Managing Wrongful Dismissal Risk

  • Recorded: October 6, 2016
  • Join Practical Law Canada and Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP partners Mark Mills and Neil Ornstein for a free 60-minute Employment webinar for in-house counsel.
  • During this session, the presenters discuss strengthening your case for just cause termination, understanding sources of liability in a termination without cause, and managing wrongful dismissal risks through employment agreements
  • This webinar may be applied towards the substantive law component of the Continuing Education requirement in all Canadian common law jurisdictions. It has not been accredited by the Barreau du Québec.
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Litigation: Corporate & Commercial

Working with Experts: Best Practices

  • Recorded: June 7, 2016
  • Access a free 60-minute recording from Practical Law Canada, Rebecca Jones (Lenczner Slaght LLP) and Michael Jones (WeirFoulds LLP) where presenters discussed the best practices for working with experts during litigation. This discussion included:
  • - Locating and Retaining The Right Experts including tips on how to find a qualified expert, steps to take before hiring an experts, and what counsel should include in the retainer agreement.
  • - The Expert Report including tips relating to when to request a report, obtaining preliminary oral opinions, the lawyer’s role in preparing the draft report, and professional responsibility requirements for working with experts.
  • A short Q&A session is included.
  • This webinar has been accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada and contains 0.5 Professionalism Hours.
  • This webinar may be applied towards the substantive law component of the Continuing Education requirement in all Canadian common law jurisdictions. It has not been accredited by the Barreau du Québec.
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Litigation: Personal Injury

Top 5 Things you need to know about the new AABS (Automobile Accident Benefits Service)

  • Recorded: July 26, 2016
  • Access a free 70-minute recording from Practical Law Canada, Charles Gluckstein (Partner, Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers), Darcy Merkur (Partner, Thomson Rogers LLP) and Eric Grossman (Partner, Zarek, Taylor, Grossman, Hanrahan LLP).
  • During this replay session, the presenters discussed the top 5 things you need to know about the new AABS system including the Need For Speed: AABS may change how you manage and organize your file; Cracking The Case Conference: Preparation and practice tips to achieve the best results for your client; Getting Knocked-Out Before The First Round: Dealing with dismissals without a hearing; The Written Hearings: How they work, what to write, and when to push for alternative formats; and Thinking About Settlement: How the AABS and the June 1 Changes to the SABS should change how you approach settlement.
  • In addition to the previous recording, this session includes a short Q&A session and update on the expert panel’s recent experiences with LAT over the last few months and helpful tips.
  • This webinar may be applied towards the substantive law component of the Continuing Education requirement in Ontario.
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