Contracting with Suppliers: A Balanced Approach to Indemnities and Limitations of Liability


6/2/2011
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The TSX Broadcase Centre, 130 King Street West, Street Level, Toronto, Ontario

Contracting with Suppliers: A Balanced Approach to Indemnities and Limitations of Liability*

Join us on Thursday, June 2, 2011 for a CLE Program and Lunch

Program Description:
In recent years, complex indemnification provisions and limitations of liability have become "standard" in supply contracts – they are key provisions which allocate risk between a supplier and its customer. Negotiations can often get bogged down and an inordinate amount of time spent on negotiating indemnities and limitations of liability. Business people can easily get frustrated when lawyers reach an impasse regarding these provisions. We will analyze indemnities and limitations of liability, discuss the challenges associated with them, and illustrate strategies to resolve them in a manner which works for all parties.

Panelists:

Ralph H. Kroman, Partner, WeirFoulds LLP

Jill Schatz, General Counsel & Vice President, Primus Telecommunications

Samantha McWilliams, Counsel, CBC


Facilitator:
Sanjeev Dhawan, Senior Counsel, Hydro One Networks Inc. and President of the Association of Corporate Counsel's Ontario Chapter

Hosted by WeirFoulds LLP:

Thursday, June 2, 2011
Registration: 10:00 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.
Session: 10:30 a.m. — Noon
Lunch: Noon — 1:30 p.m.

The TSX Broadcast Centre, 130 King Street West, The Exchange Tower (Street Level), Toronto


Cost: The presentation and lunch are open to in-house counsel only and is free of charge, but you must register to attend.

Please RSVP by Friday, May 27, 2011 to www.contractingwithsuppliers.eventbrite.com

For further inquiries please contact the Administrator, Association of Corporate Counsel Ontario Chapter at accontario.registrar@gmail.com.

*This program can be applied towards your annual General Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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