Lobbying, Government Relations & Ethics

In the wake of recent media coverage on questionable lobbying activities, individuals and organizations who deal with the government are facing increased scrutiny for their actions. The issues raised have enormous potential consequences, including possible risk to your organization or client’s public reputation.

Featuring concise presentations and focused panel discussions, this Osgoode Professional Development program brings together an expert faculty who will ensure you’ll walk away better informed and more confident in handling the issues you will face, including:

  • The unique nature of dealing with political staffers
  • The “ins” and “outs” of the legislation
  • How to stay compliant when engaged in lobbying activities
  • Specific concerns relating to government procurement
  • When and how to seek out the assistance of a PR firm
  • Ethical pitfalls
  • How to ensure you’re not the latest scandal in the headlines

Plus! Get valuable insight from Guy Giorno on: “Themes and Trends in Lobbying Legislation: A Cross-Jurisdictional Analysis”.

 

Chair
Daniel Brock, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Keynote Speaker
Guy Giorno, LL.B.

 

OPD Program Lawyer

Myrsini Rovos

mrovos@osgoode.yorku.ca