Essential Elements and Critical Updates of Key Business Agreements

TORONTO, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - Poorly drafted business agreements can lead to increased liability, litigation costs and insurance risks for your business. It's therefore vital, particularly in the current post-credit crunch climate, to gain a critical understanding of key legal developments and updates of these agreements, as well as to review essential elements forming such documentation.

The Canadian Institute's "Essential Elements and Critical Updates of Key Business Agreements" will explore the following core issues:

    -   Tightening your confidentiality, non-compete, indemnity, and
        representations and warranties agreements
    -   Examining tips and traps for IP licensing and IT outsourcing
    -   Maximizing the effectiveness of letters of intent and MOU's
    -   Identifying post credit crunch changes to the business of equipment
    -   And much more

    Conference Title:  Essential Elements and Critical Updates of Key
                       Business Agreements
    Date:              February 24 - 25, 2010
    Location:          The Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto

About The Canadian Institute

For over 20 years, The Canadian Institute's conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world. The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, in the law, and in public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Headquartered in Toronto, The Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country. For more information, visit

Media passes are issued at the discretion of The Canadian Institute and must be arranged in advance. Passes require two business days to process. For media accreditation contact: Joanna Chung at tel No. 416-927-0718 Ext. 308 or


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For further information: For further information: Joanna Chung, The Canadian Institute, (416) 927-0718 Ext. 308,

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