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EVENT

33rd annual Maritime Law webinar

December 03, 2021

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Webinar
Connection details will be provided after you register.
(Note that the time is in EST.)

This year’s Annual Maritime Law Seminar will be held virtually for the second year in a row.

During this engaging session, we will address recent legal developments and hot topics for the Canadian shipping industry. This year’s format will include a panel discussion followed by a series of simultaneous breakout sessions. You can choose the session you find most interesting.

Panel discussion:  Legal, practical and insurance impacts of shipping delays 

Moderator: Jean-Marie Fontaine, National Leader of Shipping Group – BLG

Speakers:

Additional speakers to be announced.

Three breakout sessions:

  1. Developments at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on autonomous shipping
    Speaker: Gillian Grant, Legal Committee Chair – IMO
  2. Importing vessels in Canada – flag waivers, customs duties, work visas and other issues 
    Speaker: Jean-François Bilodeau – BLG
  3. Cross-Canada legal update – Cases of interest across the country
    Speakers: Nigah Awj – BLG, Sarah Sweet – BLG, Dionysios Rossi – BLG 

Please RSVP by December 1, 2021. If you have any questions about this event, please email RSVPMontreal@blg.com.


Accreditation Information 

BC | This course has been accredited for 2.0 hours. Course name: Annual Maritime Law Seminar 2021. Course number: N03122021.

ON | This session is eligible for up to 2.0 Substantive Hours.

QC | Please note, the concept of "recognition" or "accreditation" has been abolished. By doing this, the Barreau is trying to make it easier for lawyers to claim mandatory CLE credits without a formal accreditation process. It is now up to individual lawyers to determine the eligibility of a training activity and to declare the hours in their “Dossier de formation en ligne”.
 

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