Event Advisory - Maritime Carriage of Goods Contracts

TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - Poorly drafted cargo agreements and an incomplete legal understanding of transportation issues can expose you to increased liability, costly mistakes and litigation. How do you plan to deal with these risks in this economy?

Attend the Canadian Institute's conference on Managing Risks in Carriage of Goods Contracts and learn how to minimize legal and transactional risks that can occur in even the most efficient cargo operations. Our outstanding faculty of leading experts in the maritime and transportation field will help you:

    -   Gain strategic insights into regulatory requirements to minimize non-
        compliance risks
    -   Find out how the latest developments in the international, federal
        and provincial frameworks affect your legal rights and
    -   Optimize the insurance coverage and transfer of risk of your cargo
    -   Obtain tactical tips to effectively tailor standard cargo agreements
    -   Define and minimize liabilities from carriage of dangerous goods and
        environmental offences

    Conference Title:  Managing Risks in Carriage of Goods Contracts
    Date:              April 22 - 23, 2010
    Location:          Metropolitan Hotel, Toronto
    Website:           www.canadianinstitute.com/carriage

About The Canadian Institute

For over 25 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 www.CanadianInstitute.com.

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 416-927-0718 Ext. 308 or j.chung@canadianinstitute.com.


SOURCE Canadian Institute

For further information: For further information: Joanna Chung, The Canadian Institute, (416) 927-0718 Ext. 308, j.chung@CanadianInstitute.com

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