Section Update | April 2022


April 2022

Section Update | April 2022

Between January and March, Sections hosted almost 70 virtual meetings. Meetings were held mainly by Zoom with most recorded and made available to Section members. Here were some of our most popular:

Hey, You’ve Started Your Own Firm, Now What?
General Practice, Solo & Small Firm — Lower Mainland hosted Marina Sedai, Edward Wong, and Cheryl D’Sa, who all practise in different areas of law but have founded and operated their own firms for many years now. They shared the experience and wisdom they gained from guiding their firms through the early years, particularly with regards to hiring considerations, marketing, practice management,
and others.

Anti-Money Laundering Update for Business Lawyers

Business Law hosted Christine Duhaime of Fusion Intelligence who discussed the latest developments in anti-money laundering law. Christine focused on the Emergencies Act, the Land Owner Transparency Act, and the anatomy of a FINTRAC disclosure and why it matters to lawyers and their clients.

Top 10 Intellectual Property Cases of 2021

The last year had some interesting intellectual property cases decided as new technologies come to the forefront. Intellectual Property & Technology Law hosted a panel of senior lawyers, including Scott Foster, Kwan Loh, and Jennifer Marles, who bring a wealth of experience in the IP field.

Aboriginal Title & Fee Simple

Real Property — Vancouver hosted Chris Roine who gave an overview of the current understanding of how Aboriginal title claims may apply to or affect fee simple property rights. Chris also outlined the associated considerations for counsel, purchasers, vendors, and lenders.

The Live Export of Horses in Canada — Time for a Ban?

This joint meeting by BC, Manitoba, and PEI CBA Animal Law Sections discussed the background and legalities of the live export of horses in Canada for slaughter. Sinikka Crosland, Dr. Rebecca Ledger, Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Jann Arden, and Rebeka Breder also covered animal welfare concerns and the people trying to end the live export of horses
in Canada.

Essential Law and Practice Points for Serving Two-Spirit & Indigenous LGBTQ2SI+ Clients

CBABC SOGIC and the Aboriginal Lawyers Forum hosted Tuma Young, QC, and Carly Teillet who shared insights on respectfully engaging with Two-Spirit and Indigenous LGBTQ2SI+ clients and colleagues, and the pressing legal issues facing these communities across Canada.

View this session On-Demand.