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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     17th Annual Operation Update
                     17th Annual Operation Update
                                                                         Friday, September 21, 2007 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                  Friday, September 21, 2007 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                OBA Conference Centre - Suite 200 - 20 Toronto Street, Toronto

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Chair: Donald E. Short,
        Live Program (includes materials)                                                                                                                          General Price                         Student Price
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
                                                          In Person                                                                                                      $295                                 $150

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This year will mark Operation Update’s seventeenth
        Publication/Video Replay (Available 3-4 weeks post program)                                                                                                                    General Price                                           Featured Speakers:                                                             fantastic year of providing fast-paced, focused
                                                          Publication          Choose one:              Binder            Download                                                         $90                                                                                                                                reviews of significant changes in legislation, case
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Jennifer E. Babe, Miller Thomson LLP                                           law, policy and administration in a wide variety of
                                                          Video Replay in Toronto - October 25, 2007                                                                                       $115
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Brian R. Carr, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP                  fields. Simultaneous lectures allow you to choose from those areas that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Markus Cohen, Q.C., Markus Cohen Law Office                  are of particular interest, while providing you with written materials
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Peter A. Downard, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP            on all 20 topics. Whether you are a generalist, in-house counsel or a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Igor Ellyn, Q.C., Ellyn Law LLP                            specialist interested in key developments in other areas, Operation
Payment (registrations must be prepaid)                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gregory D. Goulin, LSM, Goulin & Patrick – Windsor         Update 2007 is a must for you. This program is offered jointly by the
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  Cheque (Payable to Ontario Bar Association) or please charge                          Visa          MasterCard                                                                                                                               Joseph J. M. Hoffer, Cohen Highley LLP – London             Ontario Bar Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          following areas: Barrie, Cobourg, Kingston, Orangeville, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mark Newton, Heenan Blaikie LLP
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Sarah V. Powell, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mary Thomson, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP                 Operation Update 2007 will be offered as a video replay in Toronto for those unable to attend
City: _____________________________________________________________________Postal Code: ________________________________________________________                                                                                                                                                          the original live presentation. This will be presented on Thursday, October 25 - 9:00 a.m. to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               David A. Wright,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Vice-Chair, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario               2:00 p.m. at the OBA Conference Centre, Suite 200 – 20 Toronto Street, Toronto.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kelly G. Yerxa, O’Connor MacLeod Hanna LLP – Oakville
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         appreciate the expertise of legal colleagues”                                        Update again in future years.”
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                                   17th Annual Operation Update                                                                                                                      Environmental Law
                                                                                                                                                                                     •   Ontario’s new environmental penalties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Franchise Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •    The Tutor Time Learning Centres Case:
                                                                                                                                                                                         - how do they work?                                                             what can we learn?
                                                                                                                                                                                     •   What you need to know about recent                                         •    Update on pending New Brunswick franchise
Morning Schedule:                                                             11:05 a.m.              Securities Law                                                                     amendments to Ontario’s brownfields regime                                       legislation: will more provinces follow?
                                                                                                      •   Update on the duties of financial
9:00 a.m.              Introductory Remarks                                                                                                                                          •   Impact of the new provincial and federal                                   •    Growth in franchisee class actions
                                                                                                          advisors and the regulatory regime
                                                                                                                                                                                         plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
                       Donald E. Short,                                                               •   Damages: what parties would like them                                                                                                                     Markus Cohen, Q.C.,
                       Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP                                                      to be and what they really are                                             Sarah V. Powell,                                                               Markus Cohen Law Office
                                                                                                                                                                                     Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
                                                                                                      •   Mitigation: what is the proper method
9:10 a.m.              The Five Most Significant                                                          of applying the reasonable client test in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3:00 p.m.              Trusts and Estates (repeat)
                                                                                                                                                                    2:00 p.m.        Libel and Media Law                                                            •    Supreme Court of Canada speaks out on
                       Decisions of the Courts in the                                                     a brokerage case?
                                                                                                                                                                                     •   Qualified privilege for mass media - latest                                      joint accounts in Pecore
                       Past Year                                                                      •   Who truly qualifies as an expert in a
                                                                                                          brokerage case?                                                                                                                                           •    Mutual wills doctrine considered in Hall Estate
                       •   Learn about key judicial developments                                                                                                                     •   When truth is not a defence - invasion of
                           from SCC and other appellate courts                                        Hugh G. Lissaman, Lissaman & Associates                                                                                                                       •    Recent estate planning trends
                                                                                                                                                                                         privacy and the tort of breach of confidence
                       •   Analyze the latest pronouncements                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ian M. Hull, Hull & Hull LLP
                                                                                                                                                                                     •   Where the traps are - the latest guidance
                           which could change our lives                       11:30 a.m.              Employment Law                                                                     on avoiding the pitfalls of defamation
                       •   Identify changes in the law and how                                        •   Recent changes to the complaint/                                               technicalities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ontario Human Rights Code
                           they could affect your clients                                                  investigation procedure under the                                                                                                                         •    Bill 107, the Human Rights Code
                                                                                                          Ontario Human Rights Act                                                   Peter A. Downard,                                                                   Amendment Act, 2006
                       Igor Ellyn, Q.C., Ellyn Law LLP                                                                                                                               Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
                                                                                                      •   A review of the RBC decision and what                                                                                                                     •    The new process at the Human Rights
                                                                                                          it means for employees with respect to                                                                                                                         Tribunal of Ontario
9:35 a.m.              Business Law                                                                                                                                                  Construction Law
                                                                                                          the obligations of departing employees                                                                                                                    •    The new jurisdiction of the courts
                       •   Bill 152 and the August 1, 2007                                                                                                                           •   Discussion and update on new case law
                           amendments to the OBCA and the PPSA                                        Malcolm J. MacKillop,                                                                                                                                         David A. Wright, Vice-Chair,
                                                                                                      Hodgson Shields DesBrisay O’Donnell                                            •   Pending developments in the law
                       •   The Securities Transfer Act 2006:                                                                                                                                                                                                        Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
                                                                                                      MacKillop Squire LLP                                                           Stanley Naftolin, Q.C.,
                           what’s happened since proclamation
                           January 1, 2007                                                                                                                                           Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP                                                 Health Law
                                                                              11:55 p.m.              Family Law
                       •   Demand notes and restarting the                                                                                                                                                                                                          •    Health Systems Improvement Act, 2007
                           limitations clock under the Hare                                           •   The latest news from the Appellate Courts                                  Ontario’s New Residential
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •    Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006
                           decision of December 2006                                                      •   Practice and procedure - issues of interest                            Tenancy Act
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •    Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2006
                       •   GAAP: heads up that big changes                                                •   Child Support Guidelines – cases of interest                           •   New Human Rights issues affecting
                                                                                                                                                                                         landlords and tenants                                                      •    PHIPA Update
                           are coming                                                                     •   Support for adult children – different
                                                                                                                                                                                     •   Case law update: string of pearls?                                         •    National pharmaceuticals strategy
                       •   Changes to the Corporations Act                                                    courts, different premises, different results
                                                                                                                                                                                     •   The “Freeze-Thaw” cycle of residential rents                               •    Progressive licencing for pharmaceuticals
                       Jennifer E. Babe, Miller Thomson LLP                                               •   Spousal Support Variations – what is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and biologics
                                                                                                              new, what is old                                                       Joseph J. M. Hoffer,
10:00 a.m.             Real Estate Law                                                                    •   Joint Custody – is there a cohesive                                    Cohen Highley LLP – London                                                     Mary Thomson, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
                                                                                                              view of when it can be imposed
                       •   The Schickedanz Bros. case: CECCs,
                           POTLs and the Reciprocal Agreements of
                                                                                                              without consent?                                                                                                               3:30 p.m.              Taxation Law (repeat)
                           the future                                                                 D. Smith, Smith Family Law Group                              2:30 p.m.        Taxation Law                                                                   •    Disallowance of interest for foreign investments
                       •   The Lawrence v. Wright case: the final                                                                                                                     •   Disallowance of interest for foreign investments                           •    The foreign affiliate regime
                           word on title fraud?                               12:20 p.m.              Lunch (not provided)                                                                                                                                          •    What is a tax shelter?
                                                                                                                                                                                     •   The foreign affiliate regime
                       •   Easements after the Syvan Developments case                                                                                                               •   What is a tax shelter?                                                     Brian R. Carr, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP
                           and Bill 152: what to do with the “subject to”
                                                                              Afternoon Schedule (Choose One):                                                                       Brian R. Carr, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP
                       •   The New Municipal Land Transfer Taxes:                                                                                                                                                                                                   Insolvency Law
                           one more closing cost to factor in
                                                                                 You may choose one of the three sessions being presented in each particular time                    Municipal Law                                                                  •    Update on recent legislative developments in
                       •   The Blandford Square litigation: a Canadian                                                                                                                                                                                                   insolvency law
                                                                                 period. Some topics are being presented twice to allow you maximum flexibility                       •   2006 and 2007 saw significant changes
                           response to the expropriation-for-private-benefit
                                                                                 in selecting your personal agenda.                                                                      to the Municipal Act, 2001 and the City of                                 •    Recent case law concerning security perfection,
                           concerns raised in Kelo v. New London
                                                                                                                                                                                         Toronto Act, 2006: what are they and                                            demand loans, third-party releases, U.S.
                       Jeffrey W. Lem, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP                                                                                                                how do the new powers affect your                                                enforcement, and pension rights in insolvencies
                                                                                                                                                                                         municipal and private sector clients?                                           among others
10:25 a.m.             Break
                                                                              1:30 p.m.               Pensions and Benefits
                                                                                                                                                                                     •   Planning Act: the pendulum continues to                                    Frederick L. Myers, Goodmans LLP
                                                                                                      •   The Ontario Court of Appeal decision
                                                                                                                                                                                         swing – what do the Bill 51 changes mean
                                                                                                          in Kerry
10:40 a.m.             Limitations Act                                                                                                                                                   for developers and for municipalities and                                  Criminal Law
                                                                                                      •   The Ontario Expert Commission on Pensions                                      how are these changes being implemented
                       •   Implications of the Ontario Court of                                                                                                                                                                                                     •    Defence hearsay evidence after Khelawon: a
                           Appeals decision in Hare v. Hare                                           •   The federal government’s budget                                                at the municipal level and by the Ontario
                                                                                                                                                                                         Municipal Board?                                                                significantly lower threshold for admissibility and
                                                                                                          proposals concerning phased retirement
                       •   Recent amendments to the Limitations                                                                                                                                                                                                          greater potential for effective use
                           Act, 2002: tolling agreements and                                          Mark Newton, Heenan Blaikie LLP                                                •   Brownfields and tax increment
                                                                                                                                                                                         financing: are there really new tools                                       Gregory D. Goulin, LSM, Goulin & Patrick – Windsor
                           varying or excluding limitation periods
                                                                                                      Trusts and Estates                                                                 and opportunities for municipalities and
                       •   Application of the transitional rules in                                                                                                                      brownfield developers?                               4:00 p.m.              Program Concludes
                           the Limitations Act, 2002                                                  •   Supreme Court of Canada speaks out on
                                                                                                          joint accounts in Pecore                                                   •   Notable municipal and planning law
                       Lisa H. Kerbel Caplan,                                                                                                                                            cases in 2007
                       McMillan Binch Mendelsohn LLP                                                  •   Mutual wills doctrine considered in Hall Estate
                                                                                                                                                                                     Kelly G. Yerxa,
                                                                                                      •   Recent estate planning trends
                                                                                                                                                                                     O’Connor MacLeod Hanna LLP – Oakville
                                                                                                      Ian M. Hull, Hull & Hull LLP                                                                                                                  This program has been accredited by the Specialty Committees of the
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