ASC’s Trends & Topics Seminar Series
This Webinar is free for ASC Members, and will be presented in English.
This is an archive listing of a past ASC event.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
||Opening remarks, Linda J. Nagel, President & CEO, ASC
||Presentation, Robert Legault, Partner, Legault Joly Thiffault
Advertising Standards Canada is pleased to invite you to a Webinar on Quebec’s Office de la protection
du consommateur 2012 Guide to the Application of Sections 248 and 249 - Consumer Protection Act regarding
advertising to children presented by Robert Legault of Legault Joly Thiffault. In Quebec, commercial
advertising directed to children under the age of 13 is prohibited. This recently-published Guide delineates
the requirements under the Act. During this presentation, Mr. Legault will review the Act and its exceptions;
highlight recent enforcement actions; and provide his insights regarding how advertisers can help ensure they
comply with the Act going forward.
Robert Legault, LL.L.
Considered the pioneer of Advertising and Communications Law in the province of Quebec, Robert B. Legault has extensive
expertise with respect to legislation regarding commercial advertising, marketing, promotions and communications. Called
to the Quebec Bar in 1974, he is recognized as an expert in the fields of automotive advertising, children’s advertising
and spokesperson agreements. In addition to advising major advertising agencies in Quebec, Mr. Legault also provides legal
counsel to numerous associations, including the Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA) and the Association of Quebec
Advertising Agencies (AAPQ). Over the past 25 years, the advertising industry has entrusted him with the mandate of negotiating
on behalf of the Joint Producers Association (JPA) the Agreement concerning advertisements with the Union des Artistes (UDA).
Mr. Legault was recommended in the 2013 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading practitioner in the field
of Advertising and Marketing Law and he was named “Lawyer of the Year 2012” in Advertising and Marketing Law for the Montreal
region – by Best Lawyers®.
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Cancellation Policy: Refunds are not permitted. Substitution of one registrant for another person from the same
company is permissible any time without penalty.