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Goodmans Presents: Muddying the Waters: Testing the Limits of Environmental Responsibility


Lawyer John Connon, Catherine Lyons, David Matlow


Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Goodmans LLP

Toronto, ON

7:30 - 8:00am
Panel Discussion
8:00 - 9:30am

Moderator:  David Matlow, Partner, Goodmans LLP


  • Lori Evans, General Counsel, Birch Hill Equity Partners
  • Catherine Lyons, Partner, Goodmans LLP
  • John Connon. Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will assist the non-environmental lawyer or business person to gain a better appreciation of recent developments that could result in meaningful environmental liability.  Corporations and their directors, officers and shareholders are all at risk.  The net is being cast much broader than you would think.  Join our expert panel as they clearly outline the issues and developments in non-technical terms.

Recent enforcement activity by the Ministry of Environment is sending a clear message to industry and corporate stakeholders: the MOE is prepared to reach into the deepest pockets, regardless of who is responsible for the polluting.  The approach of “the polluter pays” is no longer a safe assumption.  Directors, officers and shareholders need to be aware of their potential exposure to environmental matters. 


In this session, our panellists will explore the following areas:

  • Developments in the regulatory environment;
  • Recent enforcement activity and developing trends; and
  • How to mitigate your exposure.


To Register, Click HERE