Emerging Issues in Directors' and Officers' Liability


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 (9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)

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3 h Substantive
30 m Professionalism

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  • Simon Bieber
    Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP
  • Laila BrabanderSenior Vice-President, Head of Claims (Canada)
​Directors and officers face increased risk and exposure to liability, and the steps to mitigate these risks have changed. What worked in the past isn't enough. Boards and organizations need to look for new approaches to fit the nature of today's risks. Our presenters show you how to approach D&O liability for sexual harassment claims, and they explain everything you need to know about the new Deferred Prosecution Agreements proposed in Bill C-74. Get tips about reading a D&O insurance policy and about settlement best practices when an insurer is involved.
  • Find out how to approach D&O liability for sexual harassment claims
  • Learn details about D&O risks involving blockchain technology and cybersecurity
  • Get tips about D&O insurance trends and about settlement best practices


  • Julie HimoNorton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Usman SheikhGowling WLG (Canada) LLP
  • Mylene CoteVP ClaimsEverest Insurance®
  • Alexandra KindbomManaging DirectorMarsh Canada Ltd
  • Jennifer LynchSenior Litigation Counsel, EnforcementOntario Securities Commission
  • Nader HasanStockwoods LLP
  • Gillian HnatiwAdair Goldblatt Bieber LLP
  • Paula KargasCHUBB
  • Jeffrey GoodmanHicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
  • The Honourable Warren Winkler, O.C., O.Ont., Q.C.Arbitration Place
  • Shane D’SouzaMcCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Berkley SellsFasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

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