Events at UBC Sauder

Responsible Business and the Law Roundtable

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The Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the UBC Sauder School of Business and the Centre for Business Law at the Allard School of Law are pleased to co-host the third annual Academic-Practitioner Roundtable on Responsible Business and the Law on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. 

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Hear from academics and practitioners with expertise in diverse areas of the law fueling rising expectations of responsibility by business. 

Topics and Presenters:

Transnational Corporate Accountability in Mining – The Nevsun Case Study
Sara Ghebremusse, Assistant Professor at the Allard School of Law

The Business of Pipelines: Understanding Crown Duty of Accommodation & Indigenous Rights
Darwin Hanna, Founding Partner of Callison & Hanna

Citizen Participation and Deliberation in Environmental Decision-Making: Recent Changes to Environmental Assessment Laws
Jocelyn Stacey, Assistant Professor at the Allard School of Law

Business and Human Rights: A Changing Legal Landscape
Kevin Smith, Associate at Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Canada - Mexico: Legal Opportunities for an Ethics and Sustainability Agenda
Patricio Cumming, Lawyer (Mexico)

Moderator: Lynne Charbonneau, Lawyer and Corporate Director

Download a copy of the event program

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

9th Floor, Henry Angus Building
UBC Sauder School of Business
2053 Main Mall, Vancouver

Note that in both previous years, lawyers received CPD credits for attending and it is expected they will this year as well. For anyone interested in these credits, please reply to this email and you will be notified as soon as this is confirmed with the Law Society of British Columbia.