8th Annual In-House Counsel Summit


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)

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Alternate date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 [click to view options]

CPD Hour(s)*
5 h Substantive
20 m Professionalism
40 m EDI Professionalism

Additional Information

Page Count: 199

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  • Andrea KokonisAssociate General Counsel
  • Giuliana MarinelliSenior Counsel
    Royal Bank of Canada

Large or small, in-house legal departments are as varied as the businesses and organizations they serve. But there's a common thread that connects them all: you're busy. We understand that. We also understand how you work and precisely what information you need. Our roster of experienced in-house counsel and specialized practitioners survey a wide range of topics to address your specific needs. Look to them to explain the latest CASL developments, provide necessary primers on "blockchain" and "fintech", and help you with legal department management, plus much more.

  • Learn about confidentiality obligations and departing employees
  • Gain insight into artificial intelligence: from legal considerations to legal use cases
  • Find leadership opportunities as a lawyer
  • Creating synergies between "fintechs" and your organization
  • Understand "blockchain": get a legal perspective on an emerging technology


  • Shelby AustinNational Service Line Leader, Strategic Analytics & ModellingDeloitte LLP
  • Ana BadourMcCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Martha BinksGeneral Counsel, Assistant Corporate Secretary and Director of Legal ServicesAllstate Insurance Company of Canada
  • May Cheng, C.S.Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Nyree EmbiricosVice President and Senior Counsel, General Counsel's OrganizationAmex Bank of Canada
  • Matthew FlynnMcCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Fernando GarciaGeneral Counsel, Government Affairs and Corporate SecretaryNissan Canada Inc.
  • Angela GiancateriniLegal CounselKellogg Canada Inc.
  • Darryl HiscocksTorys LLP
  • Trent Horne, C.S.Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Tara JamesSenior Counsel, IP Centre of Excellence, Legal, Corporate & Compliance GroupBank of Montreal
  • Colin KellyCounsel, Employment LawCIBC
  • Samuel KramerBaker & McKenzie LLP
  • Daniel LoganBaker & McKenzie LLP
  • Maya MedeirosNorton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Naveen MehtaGeneral Counsel, Director of Human Rights, Equity & DiversityUnited Food and Commercial Workers Canada
  • Kristina MilbournDirector, Copyright & Broadband, Corporate Affairs - RegulatoryRogers Communications
  • Ingrid MinottLegal CounselDeloitte LLP
  • Benjamin NaGowling WLG (Canada) LLP
  • Laurence PrystawskiGeneral CounselGeotab Inc.
  • Warren ShefferHebb & Sheffer
  • Kathrine SmirleDirector and Senior CounselRoyal Bank of Canada
  • Tom StevensonTorys LLP
  • George TakachMcCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Lisa TalbotTorys LLP

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