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Automotive Industry: Legislative and Regulatory Updates

Toronto, June 11, 2019 - January 1, 0001

The automotive industry is being driven by change, from technological innovation to government investment and the need for new legislation. Join our panel of legal experts from the Blakes Automotive group for a live webcast where they will discuss some of the latest legal and regulatory developments impacting the industry.

You will also have the opportunity to interact with our lawyers and ask them any pressing questions you may have.

Mandatory Contuining Education


This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content.


Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia

This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia.

Topics and Speakers:

  • Update on Automotive M&A
    David Kruse, Partner (Moderator)

  • Quebec’s Automotive Industry: Stakeholder Consultation on Consumer Financing and Legislative Changes Affecting Taxis
    Annick Demers, Counsel

  • E-Commerce and Motor Vehicle Dealer Legislation
    Elizabeth Sale, Partner

  • Electronic Chattel Paper and Securitization
    Michael Burke, Partner

  • Automotive Class Actions, Evolving Technology and Product Liability
    Jill Lawrie, Partner