EcoLog Legislation presents:

Environmental Liability Seminar

AGENDA April 9, 2013

Environmental Liability Seminar
Time Session Speaker
8:30am-9:30am Legislation and Liability
• The difference between civil and criminal liability, changes to federal environmental legislation.
• How to apply these changes to your everyday business practice.
John Willlms, LL.B., B.Sc., Partner,
John Georgakapolouos, LL.B., B.Sc.(Hons), Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers
9:30am-10:30am Enforcement & Prosecution
• Severity of penalties including fines, reprimands and/or incarceration.
• Recent case law examples.
Nicholas Adamson, Crown Counsel, Ministry of the Environment Branch LLP
10:30am-10:45am Break  
10:45am-11:30am Protect Thy Self
• How much insurance is enough?
• What are the limitations of insurance.
• The intricacies of the approval process.
Ricardo Philip, Assistant Vice President, ACE Environmental Risk, ACE Canada
11:30am-12:15pm Front of The Line: Client Criteria for Selecting a Consultant
• What qualifications clients look for and how you, as a consultant, can get on the preferred list.
D. Grant Walsom, B.A.Sc., P.Eng, Partner, XCG Environmental Engineers and Scientists
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch  
1:15pm-2:00pm Due Diligence for Consultants
• Employing best practices to avoid being found liable.
D. Grant Walsom, B.A.Sc., P.Eng, Partner, XCG Environmental Engineers and Scientists
2:00pm-3:00pm The new Fisheries Act and the New CEAA
• What you need to know.
• How this can affect your business.
Joanna Vince, LL.B., B.Sc.(Hons), Associate, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers

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