Selling and Marketing Online – Emerging Legal Issues

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February 12, 2004
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
1 First Canadian Place, Suite 6300
Toronto, Ontario

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Our speakers will cover significant emerging legal issues relating to carrying out business online.

Michael Geist will be speaking about ABA/ICC jurisdiction study (focusing on retailer responses), international spam activity and the U.S. pop-up decisions.

Daniel Shap will be speaking about draft regulations to the Ontario CPA, 2002, including some comments from a business perspective. He will also discuss the Canadian Code of Practice for Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce.

About the Speakers

Michael Geist

Michael Geist is the Canada Research Chair of Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa and serves as Technology Counsel to Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. Michael has written numerous academic articles and government reports on the Internet and law, is columnist on technology law issues for the Toronto Star, the creator and consulting editor of BNA’s Internet Law News, a daily Internet law news service, editor of the monthly newsletters, Internet and E-commerce Law in Canada and Canadian Privacy Law Review (Butterworths), the founder of the Ontario Research Network for E-commerce, on the advisory boards of several leading Internet law publications as well as the author of the textbook Internet Law in Canada (Captus Press) which is now in its third edition.

Daniel Shap

Daniel Shap is a senior associate in the Business Law Department of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, LLP, practising in the firm’s Technology Business Group. Daniel’s practice focuses on corporate and information technology law, with an emphasis on negotiating and drafting agreements relating to hardware and software development, database protection, outsourcing, licensing, Internet issues and e-commerce.

Daniel has been recognized in Lexpert’s Canadian Legal Directory of technology practitioners.