Digital Brain
digital brain
digital brain

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry: McMillan Answers Your Questions

Mar 31, 2020 COVID-19 Resource Centre < 1 minute read

March 31, 2020
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST)

To view the webinar click here.

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is a global event of unprecedented scale. The measures required to protect human health in the face of this pandemic are extraordinary and changing almost moment-to-moment. The coincident impacts and disruption to the construction industry are already significant. It is unclear when disruption will cease.

Join McMillan’s National Construction Group for a webinar on Tuesday, March 31st as we unpack and address the impacts of COVID-19 on the construction industry and how these impacts can be best managed.

In this presentation we will specifically consider:

  1. Delay and Inability to Perform Obligations
  2. Key Contractual Clauses
  3. Building and Occupancy Permits and Inspections*
  4. Employment, Labour, and Site Safety Issues*
  5. Litigation, Court Procedures, Arbitration, and Mediation
  6. Limitation Periods, Liens, and Holdbacks*
  7. Best Practices for Project Management Going Forward

*Note information presented in these topics will be Ontario-focused

Training for which eligibility has been confirmed by the Barreau du Québec for the purposes of obligatory continuing legal education, for the duration of 1 hour.

The program qualifies for 90 minutes Substantive CPD in Ontario and 90 minutes CPD in BC.

Speakers:

Glenn Grenier
National Co-Chair, Construction
Toronto

Jason J. Annibale
National Co-Chair, Construction
Toronto

Geza R. Banfai
Counsel
Toronto

Jeremy Rankin
Associate
Toronto

Annik Forristal
Partner
Toronto

Kailey Sutton
Associate
Toronto

Patrick Groom
Partner
Toronto

Jamieson D. Virgin
Partner
Vancouver

For more information, contact: events@mcmillan.ca

Insights (5 Posts)

Featured Insight

Certified Today, Dismissed Tomorrow: Ontario Court Dismisses Automotive Class Action after Successful Certification

An Ontario court has dismissed a proposed class action against an automobile manufacturer on the merits for alleged false claims after certification.

Read More
Jun 29, 2022
Featured Insight

Forecast 2022: Expected Changes to the Canadian Patent Rules (Part 2)

Canadian patent practices related to "excess claim fees" and RCEs come into force on October 3, 2022. Is your business ready?

Read More
Jun 29, 2022
Featured Insight

Round One of Competition Act Amendments Passed; National Security Review Regime Amended

New amendments to the Competition Act were passed today as part of the budget implementation bill.

Read More
Jun 27, 2022
Featured Insight

Privacy Reform is on the Table Once More: Canada Introduces the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022

New federal privacy legislation has been introduced. If passed, Bill C-27 will materially change the legal landscape for privacy and data protection in Canada.

Read More
Jun 22, 2022
Featured Insight

Plan for the Ban: Canada Announces Timeline for Single-Use Plastics Prohibition

Canada's final Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations have been published and come into effect on December 20, 2022

Read More
Jun 22, 2022