Lawyers, Accountants, Investment Professionals and Business Professionnals


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.


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.


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.


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.


Emily Cole

Emily Cole

Investigations and Defence Lawyer

Emily Cole is an experienced investigation and defence lawyer specializing in crisis management and capital markets regulation. She defends directors, officers and companies in investigations and prosecutions of allegations including corruption, fraud and insider trading before the regulators and in the civil and criminal courts. She also conducts internal investigations for companies and guides individuals and companies through domestic and multi-jurisdiction external investigations conducted under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act (MLAT). She also teaches Director Liability in the Director Education Program at the Rotman School of Management. Emily is admitted to practice in Ontario and New York.

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.

Kelly Ohayon

Kelly Ohayon


Kelly Ohayon is a senior global executive who worked in a range of industries starting from professional services to manufacturing, telecommunications, mining, renewable energy, infrastructure and commercial real estate and for well-known companies such as PwC, Deloitte and Bombardier. She is currently the MD Financial Governance and Controls at BMO Financial Group. Kelly as acquired in-depth expertise in Governance, Risk and Compliance, specializing in Enterprise and Fraud Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Anti-Bribery and Corruption Programs and Internal Audit.

Patrice Poitevin

Patrice Poitevin

Expert Advisor on Anti-Corruption

Patrice Poitevin is an expert with 35 years of experience with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police as an organized and financial crime senior investigator, with a focus on corruption. He is an internationally recognized expert on anti-corruption, ethics and compliance. He advises and assists businesses in reducing their risk and exposure with tools, strategies and good practices. He was a member of the Canadian mirror committee in charge of developing the ISO 37001 standard and is part of the United Nations Global Compact’s Canadian anti-corruption working group. He is the co-founder and a senior advisor in Strategic and International Development at the Canadian Centre of Excellence for Anti-Corruption.


upcoming screening

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