Annual Report 2022-2023

  • July 10, 2023

Summary of Meetings: CCCA BC

Number of Meetings Held:5

October 21, 2022
Registration Count Online: 72 In-Person: 21
Guest Speakers: Jade Buchanan, Katherine Booth, and Emmanuelle Poupart
Meeting Title/Topic: Managing Cyber Risk for in-house lawyers
Synopsis: Members learnt about the important role of in-house lawyers in preparing for, and responding to, cybersecurity incidents, including how to protect legal privilege, reduce risk with an incident response plan and manage risk through cyber insurance.

November 28, 2022
Registration Count Online: 68 In-Person: 18
Guest Speakers: Ruth Promislow
Meeting Title/Topic: Update on privilege and ethical issues for in-house lawyers
Synopsis: Ruth Promislow gave an update on privilege and ethical issues for in-house lawyers

February 16, 2023
Registration Count: 74
Guest Speakers: Sheila Murphy and CCCA BC Executives
Meeting Title/Topic: Stuck to Unstoppable: Advancement Strategies for In-house Counsel
Synopsis: Sheila Murphy an In-House Counsel Executive Career Coach based in New York City and Executive from the CCCA BC Section, discussed advancement strategies for in-house counsel. There will be a questions and answer period moderated by a senior General Counsel.

March 28, 2023
Registration Count Online: 26 In-Person: 14
Guest Speakers: Conor Chell, Selena Chen and Ken Tennenhouse
Meeting Title/Topic: In-House Counsel Considerations in the Evolving Energy Environment
Synopsis: Topics included why companies voluntarily adopt green and ESG targets, achieving their targets, differing provincial frameworks, new securities rules for disclosing climate-related matters, legal risks of "greenwashing", and roles of in-house counsel in the new energy environment.

June 14, 2023
Registration Count: 52
Guest Speakers: Members of the CCCA BC Section Executive
Meeting Title/Topic: Practice Management Issues: A Roundtable Discussion for In-House Counsel
Synopsis: In-house counsel in BC discussed practice management topics such as contracting process, effective delegation, policy implementation and financial literacy.