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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

Agenda:
10:00 a.m. Opening remarks, Linda J. Nagel, President & CEO, ASC
10:05 a.m. Presentation, Robert Legault, Partner, Legault Joly Thiffault
11:00 a.m. Q&A
11:15 a.m. Adjourn

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 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.