On Nov.10, 2015, Gowlings and the Organization of Canadian
Nuclear Industries (OCI) hosted the first Gowlings-OCI Nuclear
Supply Chain Symposium. Legal and business leaders in the global
nuclear sector presented on a range of key topics during the
day-long workshop, including:
Current opportunities to participate in domestic and
international nuclear projects;
How to prepare your business to join the nuclear supply
Procurement best practices and what buyers are really looking
What you need from companies purchasing your services; and
How the project contracting model impacts your bottom line
— including how exposure to litigation can affect your
ability to deliver on a project.
Below are the available presentations from the Symposium. Please
note, these do not constitute a legal opinion or other professional
advice. The views and opinions expressed by external speakers are
not necessarily shared by Gowlings.
Panel 1: International Procurement Challenges and Opportunities
— Perspectives from an International Nuclear
The prospect of an internal investigation raises many thorny issues. This presentation will canvass some of the potential triggering events, and discuss how to structure an investigation, retain forensic assistance and manage the inevitable ethical issues that will arise.
From the boardroom to the shop floor, effective organizations recognize the value of having a diverse workplace. This presentation will explore effective strategies to promote diversity, defeat bias and encourage a broader community outlook.
Staying local but going global presents its challenges. Gowling WLG lawyers offer an international roundtable on doing business in the U.K., France, Germany, China and Russia. This three-hour session will videoconference in lawyers from around the world to discuss business and intellectual property hurdles.
Canada is a constitutional monarchy, a parliamentary democracy and a federation comprised of ten provinces and three territories. Canada's judiciary is independent of the legislative and executive branches of Government.
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