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IBA 2020 - Virtually Together Conference

November 02-27, 2020

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Virtual Conference

A national team of BLG lawyers will be participating in the 2020 International Bar Association (IBA) Virtually Together Conference this November.

As Canada’s Law Firm, BLG delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With over 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond.

We have a long history of involvement with the International Bar Association, and look forward to connecting with our clients and friends during the conference. 

If you are interested in speaking with a member of our firm, please contact one of our IBA team members listed here.  

Members of BLG’s IBA team are actively involved in various sections and committees, and are pleased to participate in the following the programs and networking sessions:

  • Elisa Henry, Chair, IBA User Generated Content Subcommittee of the Technology Law Committee
    Session Chair: Around the tables: a taste of hot topics in the Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section
    Monday 2 November | 1100 - 1300 EST (GMT-5)
  • Matthew Kronby, Senior Vice Chair, IBA International Trade and Customs Law Committee
    Session Chair: “Developments in International Trade Law”
    Monday 16 November | 0500 - 0600 EST (GMT-5)
  • Alfred Page, LPD Council Member; IBA Council Liaison Officer (Financial Services Section)
    Session Chair: “Success rate of the 'nanny state' approach in consumer protection and financial system stabilisation regulation - does it work? How can the regulator cope with the dynamics of fast-moving technology changes?”
    Thursday 5 November | 1100 - 1200 EST (GMT-5)
  • Ira Nishisato 
    Speaker, "Global commercial dispute resolution" 
    Tuesday 10 November | 0900 - 1000 EST (GMT-5)
  • Philippe Tardif, Regional Representative Latin America, IBA Securities Law Committee
    Speaker: “High times: legal implications of the growth of North America’s cannabis industry”
    Tuesday 24 November | 1500 - 1600 EST (GMT-5)