Corporate & Commercial: Quick Tips & Legislative Updates; Health & Welfare Trusts in lieu of private benefit plans; Primer on Contest Rules for companies doing promotions; Franchise Law – What you don’t know CAN hurt you! | CPDonline.ca

Corporate and Commercial: Quick Tips and Legislative Updates; Health and Welfare Trusts in lieu of private benefit plans; Primer on Contest Rules for companies doing promotions; Franchise Law – What you don’t know CAN hurt you!

Corporate and Commercial: Quick Tips and Legislative Updates; Health and Welfare Trusts in lieu of private benefit plans; Primer on Contest Rules for companies doing promotions; Franchise Law – What you don’t know CAN hurt you!

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Credits
Substantive: 1.0
1 hour
Published
2018
Presenter(s)
Gordon Greenwood
Mitchell Leitman
Sylvie Patenaude
Sarah Saad
Frank Tanner
Source
County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA)
Provider
CPDOnline.ca
Language
English
Length
1 hour
Price
$99.00 plus tax
2018 CCLA Solicitors Conference
Includes Handouts
  • Corporate / Commercial Employment:  Quick Tips and Legislative Updates
  • Health and Welfare Trusts in Lieu of Private Benefit Plans
  • Conducting Contests in Canada
  • Franchise Law – What you don’t know CAN hurt you!

Presenters

Gordon Greenwood

Gordon Greenwood is Managing Partner of the law firm of Maclaren Corlett LLP. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Western Ontario and a law degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is a trade-mark agent and also a Registered Lobbyist with the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario. His practice is primarily focused on regulatory, intellectual property and corporate and commercial law, advising domestic and multi-national clients, in addition to Canadian and U.S. trade associations. He has been the subject of articles in magazines, has led webinars on advertising and marketing as well as cosmetics regulation, has been published in trade magazines and is frequently a speaker or panelist at legal and regulatory conferences in Canada and the U.S. He is listed in Best Lawyers in Canada for advertising and marketing law.

Mitchell Leitman

An adopted Ottawan, Mitch Leitman has practised in the Nation’s Capital for fifteen years, following his early years in Toronto. Mitch’s practice concentrates on real estate (both commercial and residential), corporate, commercial and financing transactions, leasing and trust and estate planning. He advises and assists his clients on all types of real estate and commercial transactions including the purchase, sale and financing of commercial and residential properties, land development and commercial leasing as well as the purchase and sale of businesses through the acquisition and/or disposition of assets or shares. Mitch also acts on behalf of borrowers and lenders in connection with all aspects of debt financing transactions.

Sylvie Patenaude

Sylvie graduated from the University of Ottawa’s French Common Law Program in 1991 and was called to the Bar in 1993. In keeping with her philosophy of “paying it forward”, she immediately began and has continued to tutor Bar Admission Course students in Real Estate Law and quickly became relied upon by the Law Society as a dependable, practical and successful tutor. In 1996, Sylvie became General Counsel for the Canadian division of a global travel industry franchisor. She had the overall responsibility for all legal and regulatory aspects of the business, and was actively involved in all strategic and operational decisions of the Canadian division. Sylvie returned to private practice and proudly joined Sicotte GuilbaultLLP as their first woman lawyer and partner in January 2009. She practices mainly Business Law, in both official languages. She is also responsible for having developped and for heading the firm’s Franchise and Distribution Law section. Sylvie is well respected by her peers, her business partners and her clients because of her focus on building long-term relationships based on personal and exemplary service with a slice of humour. She was recently recognized by her peers as a Leading Practitioner (Franchising Law) in The Canadian Legal Lexpert®

Sarah Saad

Sarah graduated from the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005. Her practice at Rasmussen Starr Ruddy concentrates on corporate and commercial work including advising clients on:

  • many corporate areas including incorporations and re-organizations, shareholders´ rights and remedies, financing and commercial real estate;
  • purchases and sales of businesses, assets and shares, secured transactions, franchising, and leasing;
  • employment, consultancy and cost-sharing matters and agreements; and
  • intellectual property including issues and disputes with trademarks, copyright, and unfair competition and with respect to protecting, selling, and licensing their intellectual property.

Frank Tanner Piazza Tanner LLP

Harland completed his undergraduate degree at Carleton University and graduated from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in 2006. He was called to the Bar in 2007. Harland acts in residential and commercial real estate matters, representing and advising individuals and businesses through the process of buying, selling and financing. He also acts extensively for lenders in commercial mortgage transactions and developers in all aspects of land development and construction. In addition to his extensive real estate practice, Harland also practices in the areas of wills, estates and trusts, advising both individuals and businesses in estate matters and succession planning.

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