CAFE Central Ontario - The Family Business FORUM

Caroline Abela, Marie-Andrée Vermette
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 4B8

The Family Business FORUM is a half day conference, featuring 8 speakers delivering short, 20 minute ‘Talks' on trends, best practices and issues of particular relevance to Family Business. The theme this year is:  Protecting Your Family Business: Reputation, Relationships and Assets.

Caroline Abela and Marie-Andrée Vermette, partners in the Litigation practice group, will present "Disgruntled and Dismissed: How to Prevent and Deal with Damage to Your Business Reputation and Assets".

Disgruntled or dismissed employees can cause harm to your business operations and reputation. The presentation will discuss how certain legal and practical tools can be used in order to prevent or remedy damage such as:

  • defamation (including Internet defamation);
  • wrongful taking or use of confidential and proprietary information;
  • theft and fraud; and
    solicitation of clients and other employees.

The presentation will also touch on strategies for promoting harmony and equality among family and non-family employees, to reduce the risk for harmful actions against the business.

For more information, and to register, please visit the CAFE Canada website.

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