Program Chair(s)

Glenn Ackerley

Partner, WeirFoulds LLP

Jason Annibale

Partner, McMillan LLP

Geza Banfai

Counsel, McMillan LLP

Eligible for

Gold Seal Certification SCEAU D'OR: Canadian Construction AssociationLawPRO Risk Management Credit

Virtual proceedings and pandemic impacts continue.

Get up to date on the latest legal and practice updates you need to effectively – and competently – manage risk and handle the most pressing problems, impacts and challenges under Ontario’s Construction Act.

Join our expert faculty of construction lawyers and industry professionals to learn practical steps that owners, general and major trade contractors, subcontractors and suppliers need to take to satisfy ongoing legal obligations and the underlying objectives of timely payment of accounts, dispute avoidance, and cost-effective claims management.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

What’s happening across the industry, and what risks are they seeing in practice in 2022?

What are the key practical implications from ongoing pandemic impacts and how has the Act helped or not?

Practical strategies for managing challenges in continuing projects vs. new projects

Key legal risk and contract management updates and best practices for 2022

Techniques to bridge legal gaps and conflicts using your contracts and subcontracts

Practical considerations for navigating various dispute processes under the Act for 2022 and how to make the process work for you – includes distinctions for:

  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Litigation/the Courts
  • Interface with Liens and other remedies

Expert demonstration of a mock adjudication – practical and tactical guidance for navigating each stage of the adjudication process from the perspective of the adjudicator and the parties to the adjudication, including insights, tips and takeaways you need to more effectively manage disputes for 2022 (including virtual proceedings):

  • Adjudication procedure
  • Selecting and working with an Adjudicator
  • Written submissions
  • Decision
  • Debrief, checklist and Q&A

Perspectives include:

  • Owner
  • General contractor/major trade contractor
  • Trade contractor/supplier

Who Should Attend

Construction and in-house lawyers

Litigation and real estate lawyers

Municipal, government and procurement professionals

Owners and developers

Builders and construction professionals

Project managers

Contract managers



Business and finance professionals

Insurance professionals



Program Chairs

Glenn Ackerley

Partner, WeirFoulds LLP

Jason Annibale

Partner, McMillan LLP

Program Advisor

Geza Banfai

Counsel, McMillan LLP


Program Agenda

Chairs’ Welcome and Introductory Remarks (9:00 a.m. ET)


Recorded: Apr 22, 2022

$695 + TAX

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CPD and Accreditation

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CPD Hours
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Gold Seal Certification1 credit
LAWPRO Risk Management CreditYes

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