Join us for our Legal and Regulatory Virtual Seminar, taking place on February 10, 2021, from 1 pm to 5 pm EST.
1:00 pm – Introduction
Peter Maddox, DSA Canada President.
1:10 pm – Competition Bureau Update
Lawrence Zuker, Senior Competition Law Officer, Canadian Competition Bureau
Guidance on the Competition Bureau’s policies and procedures relating to the administration of sections 55 and 55.1 of the Competition Act.
1:40 pm – Consumer Product Class Actions in Quebec
Fadi Amine, Partner, Miller Thomson LLP
An important conversation about recent product-related class actions in Quebec and how they impact your business.
2:05 pm – Dispute Resolution Clauses/Independent Contractor Status
Jack Millar, Senior Partner, Millar Kreklewetz LLP
A look at two of the most dynamic and important issues for the modern direct selling industry.
2:30 pm – Influencer Marketing
Catherine Bate, Chief Legal & Policy Officer, Ad Standards Canada
Learn more about the rules that apply to influencer marketing, and how to stay on the right side of applicable laws.
3:00 pm – Income Disclosure Statements/Distributor Compliance
Michael Weinberger, Associate, Siskinds
Make sure you are informed about your income disclosure requirements and managing distributor compliance.
3:25 pm – The Latest in Product Regulation
Lewis Retik, Partner, Gowling WLG
A discussion of the challenges and opportunities created by Canada’s product approval process, particularly as it relates to health products.
3:50 pm – Sales Tax Update
Brian Brown, Strategic Partner Manager, Avalara
An opportunity to gain an up-to-date understanding of the sales tax landscape in Canada.
4:15 pm – Canadian Privacy Law/Employment Agreements
Wendy Hulton, Partner, Dickinson Wright LLP
This timely session will consider forthcoming changes to Canada’s privacy laws, as well as the latest on employment agreements.
4:40 pm – Question and Answer Period
5:00 pm – Seminar Ends
This is an excellent opportunity for all employees of DSA member companies to gain insight on important legal, compliance and regulatory issues impacting direct selling. Attendees will have the ability to ask questions and share solutions.
- Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
- Time: 1 pm – 5 pm EST
- Venue: Zoom meeting
For questions about this event, please contact Tara at firstname.lastname@example.org or 647-960-6908.
Register by February 9, 2021, by clicking on the link below.