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Climate change is here. Are you ready to deal with the widespread impacts?

Designed and led by a faculty of legal and industry experts, this unique, one-day program will prepare you for the threats and opportunities to your practice or organization and give you practical, proactive strategies to reduce risk and mitigate potential liability.

  • Climate change issues impacting the law and economy
  • Key impacts to corporate finance and transactional law
  • Understanding new emerging roles and duties for corporate directors and officers
  • Environmental, Social and Governance criteria, and risk management
  • Evolving trends in climate change litigation across Canada and the world



  • David Estrin, Certified Environmental Law Specialist, Distinguished Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School


  • Kristen Casper, Senior Legal Counsel Strategic Litigation, GreenpeaceInternational
  • Judy Cotte, CEO, ESG Global Advisors
  • Robert M. Elms, President, North American Carbon Canada Inc.
  • Murray Gold, Partner, Koskie Minsky LLP
  • Jason Kroft, Partner, Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Dr. Janis Sarra, Presidential Distinguished Professor, and Professor of Law, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
  • Cynthia Williams, Osler Chair in Business Law, Osgoode Hall Law School



Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.


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Program Details

Questions on program registration?
Please contact the Registration Team at osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Questions on the program content?
Please contact the Program Lawyer:
Stephen M Ahad at SAhad@osgoode.yorku.ca

Program Details

Date & Time

February 3, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Online Replay
March 30, 2020
Register for the Online Replay


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

$595 + HST

Newly Licensed (2017-Present): $297.50 + HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Corporate and Commercial Lawyers
  • Litigators
  • Corporate Directors and Officers
  • In-House and Corporate Counsel
  • Government Counsel
  • Policy makers
  • Environmental Lawyers
  • Financial Officers
  • Securities Lawyers

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Hotels & Parking

If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.

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