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Joseph Pasquariello and Peter Ruby at The Thirteenth Annual Canadian IT Law Association Conference


Lawyer Joseph Pasquariello, Peter Ruby
Area Technology


October 22 - 23, 2009
Park Hyatt Hotel
Toronto, Ontario

Thursday, October 22, 2009
4:00 – 4:15 pm:  Report on Recent IT Law

Speaker:  Peter Ruby, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • SCC decision regarding enforcement of non-competition agreements
  • Update on the new federal anti-spam law
  • Developments regarding on-line defamation litigation

4:15 – 5:45 pm:  Bankruptcy and Insolvency Issues Relating to IT

Panel Member:  Joe Pasquariello, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Drafting agreements with a view to possible bankruptcy or insolvency: Building in protections to avoid potential bad outcomes
  • Use of escrow arrangements
  • IT due diligence when acquiring distressed companies
  • Licensing issues on insolvency
  • Legislative issues: implications of the BIA and CCAA and pending reforms

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