We’re kicking off Season 6 with a legal deep-dive into the emerging world of competitive video gaming, featuring esports lawyer, Josh Marcus
Topics: esports athletes as independent contractors vs employees; contractual issues for esports player agreements; and choice(s) of law for the esports landscape.
In honour of hitting the 50-episode mark, we’re flipping the script and putting the LawyerEd host, Husein Panju, in the guest seat to chat about elections, lobbying and other aspects of political law.
Topics: the federal lobbyists’ code of conduct; new changes for political contributions; and curbing foreign meddling in our elections.
This episode also features Sean Robichaud (from the “Of Counsel” podcast) who sits in as guest host.
On this episode, we’re joined by disability lawyer, Brendon Pooran, to chat about accessibility and other legal issues facing persons with disabilities!
Topics: the Accessible Canada Act; Henson trusts; and the supported decision-making framework
On this episode, we’re taking a thoughtful look at the legal issues facing low-income persons, featuring Shalini Konanur, the Executive Director of the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)!
Topics: systemic racism/poverty considerations in criminal sentencing; ODSP eligibility changes; and employment law protections for low-income persons.
This week, we’re tapping into the complex world of telecommunications law with Daniel Stern, the director of regulatory law and policy at TELUS!
Topics: new consumer protection rules and standards; the mobile virtual network operator framework; and jurisdictional issues about telecom facility sites.
On this week’s episode, we’re digging deep and chatting with lawyer, Al Wiens, about the depths of mining law!
Topics: developing a social mindset for mining projects; the shareholder activist trend; and alternative financing arrangements for the mining sector.
As we pass the half-year mark of legalization, we’re sitting down with cannabis lawyer, Caryma Sa’d, to chat about the ins and outs of cannabis law!
Topics: new impaired driving laws; proposed amnesty for cannabis possession offences; and Ontario’s retail cannabis landscape.
On this episode, we’re taking to the high seas and chatting about maritime law with Marc Isaacs!
Topics: division of powers jurisdiction for maritime law; rules about abandoned and wrecked ships; tactics for using arbitration clauses
This week, we’re keeping one foot in the trial court and the other in the basketball court, as we talk sports law with Layth Gafoor!
Topics: contract negotiations for amateur sports; legal tools to mitigate player injuries; and investigative powers for athlete abuse and discrimination.
Just in time for the CRA filings, we’re speaking about the ins and outs of taxation rules with tax lawyer, Katy Pitch,
Topics: considerations for paying employees in cryptocurrencies; rules about passive investment income; and claiming solicitor-client privilege for non-legal documents.