With the 2019 federal election on the horizon and new pre-election rules taking effect June 30, we invite you to join Blakes and guest speakers for a discussion on key business and legal areas to be aware of during election season.
The legal considerations in an election period, including with respect to third-party activities, lobbying and political activities
Government decision-making, dealing with the public sector and lobbying in an election cycle
Merger and acquisition timing in an election cycle
Access to information in an election cycle
Policy areas that could be impacted by the 2019 federal election
Lawyers registration obligations and the conflict between this and the duty of confidentiality
Barry Campbell, Founder and President, Campbell Strategies
Amanda Galbraith, Principal, Navigator Limited
Don Guy, Chief Executive Officer, Pollara
Jason Lietaer, President, Enterprise Canada
Alexis Levine, Partner, Blakes
Maria Nasr, Associate, Blakes
Julie Soloway, Partner, Blakes
Mandatory Continuing Education
This program contains 15 minutes of Professionalism content and 15 minutes of Substantive content. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.
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.
This program has been accredited for 0.5 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia and counts towards the two-hour requirement for professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.
- Lunch and Registration:12 – 12:30 p.m. (EDT)
- Presentations/Live Webcast*: 12:30 – 2 p.m. (EDT)
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