Institutional Liability for Sexual Assault and Abuse

TORONTO, Jan. 25 /CNW/ - The Canadian Institute's 9th National Summit on Institutional Liability for Sexual Assault and Abuse conference provides defense and plaintiff's counsel and institutions the opportunity to determine the impacts of recent case law, legislative and other trends on litigation strategies and internal risk exposures and processes. Our outstanding faculty will help you to:

    -  CONSIDER the impacts of the new civil litigation regime in Ontario for
       abuse cases

    -  IMPLEMENT state-of-the-art forensic and investigative techniques

    -  DEVELOP strategies to manage evidentiary challenges in historic abuse

    -  APPLY winning strategies in litigating class action sexual assault and
       abuse claims

    -  UNDERSTAND factors contributing to the ranges in damages awards

    -  EXAMINE recent case law and trends relevant to insurance coverage for
       institutional liability claims

    -  And much more!

    Conference Title:  9th National Summit on Institutional Liability for
                       Sexual Assault and Abuse
    Date:              April 7 - 8, 2010
    Location:          Metropolitan Hotel, Toronto
    Co-Chairs:         Jack Fitch (Hughes Amys LLP),
                       Simona Jellinek (Jellinek Law Office)

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: Paul McComb 416-927-0718 Ext. 333 or


SOURCE Canadian Institute

For further information: For further information: Paul McComb, The Canadian Institute, (416) 927-0718 Ext. 333,

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