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Law Day Agenda


8:00 – 8:30 A.M.
Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:30 – 8:40 A.M.
Welcome and Introductory Remarks by Co-Chairs
Presented by:
Christine Jackson, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP; and
Michael Sherrard, Sherrard Kuzz LLP


8:40 – 9:40 A.M.
Breakfast Plenary:
The Fair Workplaces, & Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148): What’s Next For Franchisors?
Presented by:
Matt Badrov, Sherrard Kuzz LLP


9:45 – 10:45 A.M.
Concurrent Workshops

Group 1:

Beyond Wishart, Best Practices arising out of Court of Appeal Cases (TBD)
Presented By:
Jean Marc LeClerc, Sotos LLP;; and
Jennifer Dolman, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Best Practices for Preparing and Disclosing Earnings Projections and Estimates of Operating Costs
Presented By:
Michael Melvin, McInnes Cooper


10:45 – 10:55 A.M.
Refreshment Break


11:00 – 11:20 A.M.
Roundtable Sessions


11:25 – 11:45 P.M.
Roundtable Sessions


11:50 A.M. – 12:50 P.M.
Concurrent Workshops

Group 2:

Negotiating Franchise Agreement
Presented By:
Amy Delisle, Keyser Mason Ball LLP; and
Ned Levitt, Dickinson Wright LLP;

Managing Default, Termination and the Duty of Good
Presented By:
Eli Lederman, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin; and
Chris Horkins, Cassels Brock Blackwell LLP


12:50 – 1:40 P.M.
Lunch and Networking


1:45 – 2:05 P.M.
Roundtable Sessions


2:10 – 2:30 P.M.
Roundtable Sessions


2:35 – 3:35 P.M.
Concurrent Workshops

Group 3:

Getting out of the Weeds: Tips for the efficient administration of disclosure documents, including customization
Presented By:
Marta Jankovic, Sotos LLP; and
Jennifer Pocock, Cara Operations

Key Considerations for Franchisors in Selecting Insurance Policies
Presented By:
David Rosenbaum, Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP;and
Derek Ronde, Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP


3:30 – 4:40 P.M.
Refreshment Break in Plenary Room

Legal & Legislative Panel:
The Fair Workplaces, & Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148): What’s Next For Franchisors?
Presented By:
Darrel Jarvis, Fasken, Martineau, DuMoulin LLP; and
Jonathan Mesiano-Crookston, Goldman Hine LLP

Closing Remarks by Co-Chairs

Prize Draw