Miller Thomson's 2013 CPD Series
Adding to your professional knowledge
Miller Thomson's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programming continues in 2013 with our high-quality CPD series of breakfast meetings and webcasts open to all corporate counsel.
Led by legal and industry experts, and accredited by The Law Society of Upper Canada, the programs offer the professionalism and substantive topics necessary to meet your CPD credit requirements as well as maintain and enhance your professional knowledge and skills. Invitations will be sent individually for each session.
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 8:00-12:00 p.m.
Program Location: Miller Thomson LLP, 40 King Street West, Suite 5800, Toronto, ON
Attendance for this program is in person or by webcast.
The one hour session covers the fundamentals of what corporate counsel should highlight for the benefit of their clients when facing a potential audit by the Canada Revenue Agency ( the "CRA") particularly when it applies to the execution of a special or aggressive tax plan.
Session 2, 9:15 - 10:30 a.m. - Professionalism Issues for in-House Counsel - Prof. Anita Anand, University of Toronto, Centre for the Legal Profession and Program on Ethics in Law and Business, Michael Kerr and Craig Podrebarac, Vice President, Legal at UPS Canada
This panel discussion will focus on current ethical challenges in the corporate setting, based on two fact patterns drawn from recent cases. Participants will be encouraged to interact with the panelists as they discuss issues including conflict of interest, competence, duty to report, failure to disclose information, confidentiality and firm/time/client pressures.
Session 3, 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - The Case for Stress Management in the Workplace - Dr. David Posen, M.D. author of Is Work Killing You.
Dr. David Posen will discuss workplace stress and explore some myths, including multitasking and the futility of long hours and how the staggering cost of self neglect impacts productivity.