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

Mar 31, 2020 COVID-19 Resource Centre < 1 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

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