DESIGNED FOR

Lawyers, Accountants, Investment Professionals and Business Professionnals

CPE/CPD CREDITS

2 Hours Professionalism

Get unparalleled insight into the world of white-collar crime with this Hot Docs for Continuing Professional Education accredited screening and discussion for lawyers and business professionals. The program will feature the documentary film Collared as a case study. It will be followed by a panel discussion featuring leading experts and scholars who will discuss the prevention of white-collar crime such as insider trading and how ethical decision making impacts business and personal lives. The panel will explain how humility and vigilance are key to ethical decision making highlighting how fine the line is between ethical and unethical behaviour one that is blurred, complex, confusing and costly.

CPE/CPD INFORMATION

The overall objective of this program is to provide lawyers and business professionals with a better understanding of challenges related to insider trading prevention and information protection in today’s competitive business environment and explore the profile of the ethical professional. The program learning objectives are as follow:

  • Understand the duty to maintain confidentiality for lawyers, accountants and investment professionals;
  • Understand fiduciary obligations towards your client in a professional context;
  • Review of the key principles of confidentiality and information protection applicable to professionals based on the legislation and other authorities prohibiting information misappropriation and insider trading;
  • Discuss best practices for analyzing ethical dilemmas in relation to information misappropriation and insider trading (Identify. Consider. Act.); and
  • Discuss how your organization can monitor and respond to information misappropriation and insider trading risks: Risk management practices to prevent and mitigate information misappropriation and insider trading;
  • Encourage respect for legal institutions or regulating authorities and education for the promotion of market integrity.

CPD / CPE ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

This program is an accredited and/or is an eligible learning activity for the following professionals.

CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINERS (CFE): Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who attend both the screening and the panel discussion following may claim fraud-related continuing professional education (CPE) credit toward their CFE designation.

CHARTERED FINANCIAL ANALYSTS (CFA): A qualified learning activity eligible for 2 CE, including 2 SER, CFA Institute credit hours.

CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS (CPA): This program qualifies as an accredited and/or eligible learning activity for Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA). It is recommended that you visit your professional organization’s website to ensure participation in this activity will fulfill your CPE/CPD requirements.

LAWYERS ONTARIO:  This program contains 2 hours of Professionalism Content accredited by the Law Society of Ontario.

LAWYERS -BRITISH COLOMBIA: This program is accredited and is listed in the Law Society of British Colombia portal.

This program may also be eligible towards CPD requirements for lawyers in other Canadian provinces. It is recommended that you visit your professional organization’s website to ensure participation in this activity will fulfill your CPD requirements.

This program may be eligible towards CPE/CPD requirements for other professionals. It is recommended that you visit your professional organization’s website to ensure participation in this activity will fulfill your CPE/CPD requirements.

ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY CASE STUDY

Collared offers unparalleled insight into the world of white-collar crime through the revealing testimony of the surviving member of this insider trading duo. The intimate insights shared by reformed white-collar criminal Grmovsek, complement interviews with leading scholars, former prosecutors, and forensic psychologists, and comes together in a documentary that serves as a painful reminder of the gravity of white-collar crime and its unseen victims, and the importance of identification and prevention.

POST-SCREENING DISCUSSION SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

Joseph Grmovsek

Joseph Grmovsek

Reformed White-Collar Offender

A former lawyer in Ontario, he is Canada’s first and still only individual who has received a criminal conviction and sentence of imprisonment for illegal insider trading activities. He was incarcerated for close to three years in stays that included two maximum-security prisons and has since embarked on a journey toward redemption as a former white-collar offender.

 

 

In conversation with

 

Garrick Apollon (LLB, JD, LLM, LLCM)

Garrick Apollon (LLB, JD, LLM, LLCM)

Lawyer and Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Law and MBA program at the University of Ottawa, Member of the Academy for Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies at the Brain and Mind Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa

Garrick Apollon is a practicing corporate lawyer and the only legal scholar who is a Member of the Academy for Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies at the University of Ottawa. He believes in the promotion of the principles of wellness, work/life balance and mindfulness for lawyers and he is the mind behind the research and development of this course. Garrick is also a documentary filmmaker and a Fellow at Hot Docs for Continuing Professional Education. An active legal scholar, Garrick has seven publications in leading peer-reviewed American law journals in the fields of corporate governance and ethics, negotiation and dispute resolution. Garrick has taught organizational behaviour (corporate psychology) for more than 5 years in the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) at the University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management. He has also studied organizational behaviour for lawyers at Penn Law with the internationally renowned Professor Adam Grant from the Wharton School. He is a former varsity athlete and played football for the Rouge & Or at Université Laval. Garrick is past-Fellow of the FILM Initiative at Osgoode Hall Law School. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Hennick Centre for Business and Law at York University.

 

 

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upcoming screening

February 20, 2020
@6:30 pm
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON, M5S 1Y3