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Legal obligations of occupiers in the midst of a pandemic – Webinar (EST)

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by Insurance Institute of Ontario
May 12, 2020
Live webinar May 12, 2020 10 a.m. EST - 11 a.m. EST

The coronavirus pandemic has put pressures on occupiers to discharge their obligations under the Occupiers Liability Act.

For many business that continue to operate, the challenge of ensuring the safety of persons accessing their premises has demanded continuous updates to their policies and their operations.  In this seminar, BLG lawyers Douglas Smith and Edona Vila will canvass the legal obligations of occupiers and best practices observed by occupiers across different sectors ranging from residential and commercial facilities of the essential industries that continue to operate during the pandemic.

Perfect for: brokers, underwriters, risk managers, MGAs, claims personnel and anyone following the impacts of the virus on personal and commercial property insurance.

Seminar Leaders
Douglas Smith, LL.B. – Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Edona C. Vila, LL.B. –  Senior Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

CE accreditation: 1 Technical RIBO hour pending

In order to be eligible for Continuing Education hours, you must be logged in for the duration of the entire webinar, attendance will be taken throughout (late arrival or early departure from session will result in no CE hours issued as per the provincial regulator.  For a webinar, this includes a transmission disruption due to unresolvable technical issues.  Partial hours cannot be issued)

– Prices below are for IIO Members. Fees noted below do not include hst.
– Non-members and renewing members the IIO Membership fee will be added to your cart.
– Sorry, no refunds. Credit notes issued only with 48 hour written notice
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