Recent Commercial Cases That Could Impact Your IT Practice

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April 1, 2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Live Webinar

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Please join us for a review of judicial decisions that have implications for your IT law practice. Topics discussed will include:

  • The potential impact of doing business without a written contract
  • Application of “may arbitrate” clauses
  • Contracts made by email
  • Distinctions between offers to tender and requests for proposal
  • Duty of good faith performance of contracts and contract interpretation
  • Silence as fraudulent misrepresentation
  • Email ubiquity
  • Social media and employment
  • Internet defamation

Lunch will be served at noon and the presentation will begin at 12:30 pm.


Peter Ruby is a litigation partner at Goodmans with a national and international practice focused on business and information technology dispute resolution. Peter is recognized as a leading IT litigator in Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada and is also recognized by Benchmark Canada: The Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms. In addition, Peter is a Professor of Law (adj.) at the University of Toronto teaching Telecommunications and Internet Law.


Complimentary lunch will generously be provided by Goodmans LLP.


The cost of membership for lawyers is fifty-five dollars ($55). The membership fee for students is waived; articling students and law school students may join the TCLG free of charge by indicating that they are “students” on the membership application form. Please see the online membership page for further details:


This program is offered jointly by IT.CAN and TCLG. Please register before 10:00 am on Friday, March 27, 2015. Please e-mail registrations or cancellations to: Lisa Ptack, IT.CAN Executive Director, at


It would be appreciated if you could please circulate this notice to business associates, clients, colleagues or others who may be interested in attending a meeting or joining the TCLG.