Through the Looking Glass: Recent Developments in Piercing the Corporate Veil (Thomas Heintzman & Brandon Kain “reproduced by permission of Carswell, a division of Thomson Reuters Limited”.  Oct. 2013)

Draft Arbitration and Mediation Clauses For Franchise Agreements (OBA Franchise Law Section June 10, 2013)

Director’s and Officer’s Insurance in Canada (Combar North American Meeting, Vancouver May 30, 2013)

10 Rules for Effective Cross Examination (especially before arbitral tribunals) March 22, 2012

October 25 2011 Osgoode Hall Speech Obtaining Evidence from Disparate sources and Non-Parties in and outside Ontario

Choice of Law and Forum in International Commercial Arbitrations (2011)

D&O Beyond Canadian Borders:  Searching for the Right Venue for the Claim or the Defence (March 10, 2009) 4th Directors; and Officers’ Liability Course (Federated Press)

The Increasing Importance of the Law Clerk’s Role in Litigation (November 14, 2008) 8th Annual Civil Litigation Seminar for Law Clerks (Law Society of Upper Canada)

The Use of Evidence Given in One Proceeding in Other Proceedings (October 17, 2008) 5th Annual Conference, Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator (Osgoode Hall Law School)

Preparing to “Win” the Mediation (April 11, 2008) OBA – Sharpening the Sword – Parlay Under Truce and Phantom Menaces

The Tort of Abuse of Public Office:  Drawing the “Bright Line” (April 9-10, 2008) Federated Press:  Crown Litigation Course

Impact of the Bre-X decision on Liability for Negligent Misrepresentations in the Secondary Market (March 4, 2008) Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada:  Securities Session

The 12 Rules of Pleading (Ontario Bar Association “The Art of Pleading:  Mastering the Fine Strokes” (November 30, 2007)

Cross-Border Securities Regulations:  Self-incrimination and the Convenient Forum (November 28, 2007) Canadian Institute Securities Litigation Conference

Dealing with Unprofessional Conduct (January 26, 2007) McCarthy Tétrault (Professional Responsibility Issues in Litigation Practice)

Due Diligence:  The intersection of Law and Accounting (February 10, 2006) Commercial Litigation Conference

Written and Oral Advocacy Seminar (January 9, 2006) University of Toronto (Written and Oral Advocacy Seminar)

Directors and Officers Duties and Liabilities (May 16, 2005) McCarthy Tétrault

Damages for Capital Market Liability:  The Impact of Mitigation, Valuation and Market Uncertainty (April 21, 2005) Law Society of Upper Canada 2005 Special Lectures

Judicial Developments Securities Law Practitioners’ Conference (February 25, 2005) Langdon Hall Securities Seminar

Due Diligence Requirement of Corporate Directors and Officers in Canada (February 22, 2005) Federated Press:  6th Annual Due Diligence Conference (Roles and Liability Issues relating to due diligence)   (January 19, 2005) Advocates’ Society

Winning Before Trial:  Pleadings, Productions, Undertakings and Other Opportunities to Gain an Advantage (January 19, 2005) Advocates’ Society

Tariff 22 Decision:  Internet Meets Copyright Law (September 20, 2004) The Ninth IT. CAN Roundtable

The Board as a Target of Litigation:  Strategies for Avoiding Litigation and Avoiding Claims (May 19, 2004) Insight Info Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Meeting the Challenge of New Standard of Responsibility

Nouvelle regles concerant les obligations et les responsibilities des administrateurs et dirigeants de societies par actions (2004) Law Society of Upper Canada, Symposium 2004:  Legal Developments and 25th Anniversary Celebration of French Laws in Ontario

Working Towards a Cost-Effective Trial Advocacy System (February 17, 2004) Advocates’ Society

Solicitor-Client Privilege and the Employed Lawyer:  Recent Developments (January 12, 2004) Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd.

Proposed Part XXIII. 1 of the Securities Act (Ontario) Proposed new Civil Liability in the Secondary Market (October 8, 2003), 2003 PWC Director’s Forum

Recent Legal Developments relating to the Obligation and Liabilities of Directors and Officers (August 19, 2003), CCCA Conference

Civil Liability in the Secondary Market (May 28-29, 2003) The 2nd Annual Corporate Governance Conference (Insight Information)

Bill 198:  Proposed Secondary Market Disclosure Liability (March 19, 2003) -The Law Society of Upper Canada

Securities Class Actions in Canada:  Update 2003 (January 27-28, 2003 – Class Actions, The Litigators’ Conference, Insight Information)

The Infectiousness of Mould:  Toxic Mould Claims in Canada? (December 9-10, 2002 – National Toxic Mould Claims, The Canadian Institute)

Inter-Jurisdictional Issues in Securities Litigation:  Legal and Tactical Considerations (November 7-8, 2002 Advanced Forum on Securities Litigation, The Canadian Institute

The Future, Being a Professional (September 23, 2002 – 2002 Associate Orientation)

The Destruction of Documents – The Canadian Principals in a Civil Action Setting (May 23, 2002 – McCarthy Tetrault In-House Program)

Retaining Expert Witnesses (May 3, 2002 – Advocates’ Society Spring Symposium)

Enforcement of a U.S. Judgment in Ontario (April 23, 2002 – Business Litigation From a Cross-Border Perspective (OBA)

Discovery of Documents:  Seeking and Resisting Disclosure in the Information Age (April 8-9, 2002 – Advanced Civil Procedure Forum, The Canadian Institute)

Securities Class Actions for Negligent Misrepresentation:  A Test of Reliance (January 24-25, 2002 – Class Actions Conference, Insight Information Co.)

Recent Developments in the Disclosure Liability of Directors & Officers (October 29, 2001 – The Canadian Institute)

Liability of The Regulator:  Emerging Issues in the field of Municipal Law (September 17, 2011 – Insight Information Co.)

The Certification Motion in Product Liability Class Actions (May 8, 2001 – Osgoode Hall CLE Program)

Cyber Security and E-Commerce:  Criminal and Civil Strategies After an Online Business Has Been Compromised (May 4, 2001 – CBAO  CLE Program)

Advisors’ Liability for the Failure of Due Diligence:  Sources, Standards and Protections (January 24, 2001 – Federated Press)

Litigation Issues and the Internet:  Does the Duty and Standard of Care in Negligence Remain the Same When Products are Distributed Through the Internet?  (November 13, 2000)

The Internet and Product Liability (September 28, 2000 – The Canadian Institute)

Corporate Commercial Litigation in Canada – Recent Developments of Importance (November 1999 – Lexpert’s Year 2000 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada)

Lawyer to Lawyer and Lawyer to Witness Conduct:  Professional Conduct Issues (June 6, 2000 – The Advocates’ Society Spring Symposium)

Reflections on the Canadian Justice System – April 2000

Recent Developments in Corporate Commercial Litigation, written with F. Paul Morrison and Susan L. Gratton:  The Year 2000 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, and Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2000

Libbey v. Ontario, (Ontario Court of Appeal, February 9, 1999) (January 18, 2000:  Canadian Bar Association – Ontario)

Directors Under Siege:  The Peasants Are Revolting (May 7, 1999:  Canadian Bar Association – Ontario)

Remedies to Protect an Interest in Land Pending Trial (April 22, 1999; Canadian Bar Association – Ontario)

The Equitable Nature of the Oppression Remedy  (October 15, 1998; Canadian Bar Association – Ontario

The “Judicial Independence” Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada: History and Implications (September 17, 1998, International Bar Association;

Good Faith and Shareholder Agreements:  Cross-Roads of Contract, Statue and Corporate Law Principles (December 8, 1997; Canadian Bar Association – Ontario);

The Obligation of Good Faith in Corporate Conduct (Federated Press 1997);

“Effective Discovery Tactics and Techniques” (Canadian Bar Association – Ontario: Toronto, November 4, 1996;

Court-Annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution; A Canadian Example (International Bar Association, Berlin, October 1996);

Auditors’ Liability (May 10, 1996 Court of Appeal for Ontario Annual Seminar);

Civil and Common Law Systems and the Drive Towards ADR (January 1996, CCH Canadian Limited ADR Forum);

Poison Pills and White Knights:  Takeover Defence Strategies and Directors’ Fiduciaries in the 1990s (November 1995, 1995 Corporate Summit);

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Canada (November 1995, Inter-American Bar Association;

The Future of CLE:  Teaching Lawyers to Manage Law Practices (August 1995, Chicago, Association for Continuing Legal Education:

Recovering Damages in Commercial Tort Litigation (Canadian Bar Association – Ontario, November, 1992);

New Developments in the Law Relating to the Fiduciary Duties of Corporate Directors and Officers (October 25, 1988, McCarthy Tétrault Professional Development Seminar, Toronto);

Shareholder Remedies:  The Derivative, Personal and Oppression Remedies of Shareholders and the Liability of Stockbrokers (Law Society of Upper Canada, October 7, 1988);

Assuming Jurisdiction Over The Foreign Defendant:  The Practice In Canada (American Bar Association Annual Meeting, August 1988);

Issues to be Concerned About When Suing The Government (Law Society of Upper Canada, April, 1988);

Recent developments in the Law Relating to Agreements of Purchase & Sale (Insight, October 1987);

New Developments in the Law of Civil Procedure, Administrative Law, Evidence and Costs (Canadian Bar Association-Ontario, September 1987);

Written and Oral Argument in the Supreme Court of Canada (British Columbia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September 1987);

The Civil Liability of Corporate Officers and Directors (The Canadian Institute, May 1987)

New Tools for Shareholder Activism in the 1980′s (the Canadian Institute, March 1987);

Recent Developments in the Law of Negligent Misrepresentations (Canadian Bar Association-Ontario Annual Institute, February 1987);

Recent Developments in the Law Relating to the Recovery of Damages in Tort (non-personal injury (Law Society of Upper Canada, Special Lectures, March 1981),