The 2013 Lavery Private Discussion Event organized by the Distribution of financial products and services Group was a success. More than 50 financial institutions professionals gathered in the Lavery Conference Centre on October 16, 2013 to take part in this conference entitled “Class actions and complex litigation for financial institutions”.
Three renowned panelists took part in this event: Ms. Kathleen Rhéaume, Senior Legal Advisor, National Bank of Canada; Mr. François Reneault, Corporate Vice President, Claims, Intact Insurance; and Mr. J. Serge Sasseville, Senior Vice President, Corporate and Institutional Affairs, Québecor Média inc. Mr. Jean Saint-Onge, Ad. E., a Litigation partner at Lavery, acted as moderator for the conference. The panelists discussed relevant topics, including some major class actions that took place in Quebec, risk management issues, the conduct of complex litigation and the management of media relations.
From left to right: Jean Saint-Onge, J. Serge Sasseville, Kathleen Rhéaume et François Reneault