Publications

Arie Odinocki and George Nathanael, “Canadianizing Employment Agreements – What Every Employer Venturing North Needs to Know”,  The Transportation Lawyer, Vol 19, Number 2, October 2017.

Arie Odinocki, George Nathanael and Hilary Weise, “Assessment of Liability and Damages in Personal Injury Cases Arising from Accidents in Overseas Hotels – What Every Hotel Owner Should Know About Their Exposure“, Presented at the International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates Worldwide Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel, November 2016.

H. Devine, M. Payne and S. Penninger, “Did you Hear the One About the Attorney?”, Presented to the Plenary Sessions at the Transportation Intermediaries Association, San Antonio, Tx, April 9, 2016.

H. Devine and G. Hearn, “The In’s and Out’s of Freight Brokering in Canada: It’s the Wild West up North”, Presented at the Transportation Intermediaries Association, San Antonio, TX, April 7, 2016.

B. Huen, S. Penninger and C. Hand, Know the Ropes When Flagging Your Vessel presented by the American Bar Association TIPS Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee in Stamford, Connecticut, March 2016

C. Grant, Miriam Mottiar, Mark J. McVey, Physician-assisted death and the anesthesiologist, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d’anesthésie, March 2016, Volume 63, Issue 3, pp 326-329

A. Odinocki, Jurisdictional Defences in Personal Injury Actions presented at the International Forum of Tourism and Travel Advocates Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina (November 2015) and at the Universidad Iberoamerica, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (February 2016)

M. Tepperman, Presented, Indemnity and Insurance Provisions in the Occupiers’ Liability Context 2015

M. Tepperman, Presented Assessing Bodily Injury Claims, 2015

M.D. Isaacs, “Navigating the Waters of Workplace Insurance Claims and Marine Employer Liability”, Presentation to the Canadian Passenger Vessel Association, Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 2015.

M.D. Isaacs, et.al. “Insurance Exposures in the Sharing Economy”, panel presentation for the Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association, November 2015.

H. Devine, B. Oland, C. Lockwooed and S. Block, “Cross-Border Issues in Warehousing”, Presented at the Canadian Transportation Lawyers Association, Kelowna, B.C., October 2, 2015.

M.D. Isaacs, “Motor Carrier Contract Essentials: Managing Cargo Risks”, Presentation to trucking insurance and brokers seminar, Hamilton, Ontario, September 2015.

H. Devine, “There is a Drone Outside My Window and I’m Going to Shoot It”, Presented at the Association of Transportation Law Professionals, Boston, MA, June 27-30, 2015.

H. Devine, “One If by Air, Two If By Sea (Three If by Rail): Cargo Does Not Only Move by Truck”, Moderated a panel at the Transportation Lawyers Association Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, May 12-16, 2015.

H. Devine, N. Bluth and N. Saylor, “Protecting Your Company: An Overview of the Legal Landscape for Companies Transporting Cargo”, Presented at the Air Cargo Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 1-3, 2015.

H. Devine, S. Penninger, Know the Ropes When Flagging Your Vessel: A Comparison of the Three of the Worlds” Du Jour Vessel Registries, Publication in the Transportation Lawyer, February 2015 Issue.

A. Odinocki and B. Huen, Slips and Falls on Board: What Can We Do To reduce the Impact? presented at the 38th Cruise Canada Conference of the Canadian Passenger Vessel Association, November 2014

H. Devine, “There is a Drone Outside My Window and I’m Going to Shoot It”, Presented at the Transportation Lawyers Institute, St. Louis, MO, November 6-8, 2014.

H. Devine and R. Prisbach, “Electrical Cars and the Protections of Green Intellectual Property”, Presented at the Electrical Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, October 27-28, 2014.

H. Devine, “Rail Safety Regulations and Transport Broker Liability”, Presented at the Richard Lande Conference in Burlington, ON, October 5, 2014.

H. Devine, M. Brady, A. Yeboah and E. Zalud, “But you Said You Knew What You Were Doing”, Presented at the Claims Litigation Management Conference on Product Liability Conference, Columbus, OH, June 12-13, 2014.

H. Devine, “Electric Vehicles and Intellectual Property Protection”, Presented at the Translog Conference hosted by McMaster University, Burlington, ON, May 13-14, 2014.

H. Devine, “IP and How Intellectual Property Moves Your Business”, Presented at the Transportation Lawyers Association 2014 Annual Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, April 29-May 3, 2014.

H. Devine, “Nearshoring: A Canadian Perspective”, Presented at the Transportation Intermediaries Association Meeting, Tucson, AZ, April 12, 2014.

H. Devine, “Controlling Your Destiny and Playing in Your Home Court: How Personal Jurisdiction, Venue, Choice of Forum and Choice of Law Can Minimize Your Product Liability Risk”, Presented at the Claims Litigation Management Conference, Boca Raton, FL, April 10, 2014.

M.D. Isaacs, “Shippers Liability for Vessel Damage”, Transportation Lawyers Association Annual Conference and Seminar, St. Petersburg, Florida, April 2014.

H. Devine, “Examining Discoveries: Practical Tips to Success”, Presented at the Ontario Bar Association Conference on “Divine Discoveries: Building a Great Case”, Toronto, March 7, 2014.

H. Devine, “Getting Paid: Taking Security for Fees”, Presented at the Hamilton Lawyers Association Conference, Hamilton, February 26, 2014.

H. Devine, “Update: Shipping Oil by Rail”, Presented at the Conference of Freight Counsel Meeting, San Francisco, January 25, 2014.

H. Devine, “What Should a Transportation Lawyer Do? The Three C’s: Competence, Confidentiality, and Conflicts”, Presented at the Transportation Lawyers Association Chicago Regional Seminar, Chicago, January 17, 2014.

A. Odinocki, Auto Collisions in No-Fault Jurisdictions presented at the Canadian Transportation Lawyers Association Conference, Quebec City, September 2013

B. Huen, Container Late Fees: Is Damages for Conversion the Answer? The Transportation Lawyer, Vol. 15, No. 1, July 2013

A. Odinocki, Liability of Marina Operators presented at the Canadian Marine Lawyers Association Conference, June 2013

H. Devine, Broker Liability: A Canadian Perspective, Eh? Presented at the Transportation Lawyers Association 2013 Annual Conference and Canadian Transportation Lawyers Association (CTLA) Mid-Year Meeting, Napa, CA, May 2013

A. Odinocki and C. Grant, “Underwriting Policies vs. Brokerage Practices: the Consequences of Brokerage Practices Deviating from Underwriting Expectations”, Client Seminar April 2013

H. Devine, T. Best, J. Shelonko and E. Zalud, Litigation Management – Avoiding the Dangers of Loss of Privilege in Cross-Border Litigation, And Other Pratfalls on the Litigation Highway Presented at the Claims Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) – Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2013

H. Devine & E. Rockefeller, “What Others Know About Your Client’s Case: What you (Maybe) Have to Tell Opposing Counsel and Hot to Go About It”, presented by H. Devine at the Hamilton Law Association, 8th Annual Emerging Issues in Commercial Litigation Seminar, Hamilton, ON, 2013.

H. Devine, “Carrier Liability and Class Action Certification”, (2013) Presented at the Conference of Freight Counsel Winter Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2013.

H. Devine & H. Khanijoun, Preparation for Trial and Procedural Tips Presented H. Devine at the Ontario Bar Association Young Lawyers Division – Your First Civil Trial, Toronto, ON, 2013.

M. Tepperman, Co-presented “Waivers and Releases Information Session, 2013

H. Devine, J. Katsuno US Companies Can Protect their Confidential Information in Cross Border Litigation, published in the Transportation Lawyer, October 2012.

A. Odinocki, D. Francis and S. Somer, Utmost Good Faith – A Practical Guide to Avoiding Bad Faith Claims, Client Seminar, May 2012

M.D. Isaacs and A. Odinocki, A Roadmap to Effectively Addressing Coverage Issues, Client Seminar, April 2012

H. Devine, Modal Updates: Compliance with Canada’s Air Cargo Security Measures, Presented by H. Devine at The Canadian Transportation Lawyers Association Conference, Toronto, ON, 2012.

H. Devine, “Update: Costs and Security in International Freight Cases” (2012) Presented by at the Conference of Freight Counsel Conference, Baltimore, MA, 2012.

H. Devine “Five Key Canadian Developments Affecting Cross-Border Business” Presented at the Transportation Lawyers Association Annual Conference and Canadian Transportation Lawyers Association: Mid-Year Meeting, Naples, FL, 2012.

H. Devine, R. Maines “Protecting Trade Secrets in Cross Border Discovery, Presented at the Ontario – New York State Bar Association Conference: 1 Legal System + 2 Jurisdictions = Infinite Opportunity, Buffalo, NY, 2012.

H. Devine and E. Rockefeller “Bullies, Showboats and other bad apples: Dealing with Difficult Lawyers”, Presented at the Hamilton Law Association 7th Annual Issues in Commercial Litigation Seminar, Hamilton, ON, 2012.

M. Tepperman, Presented “Pollution and Environmental Law Trends: Developments in 2011”, 2012

H. Devine, In Canada, A Consignee May be Liable to Pay Twice for the Same Shipment of Goods, published in the Transportation Lawyer, October 19, 2011.

A. Odinocki, Determining Qualified Privilege Applicable to On-Board Recordings in Transportation Cases The Transportation Lawyer, Vol. 13, No. 2 , October 2011

H. Devine Article 29 of the Warsaw Convention extinguishes a plaintiff’s claim commenced beyond the two-year limitation, 2011, published in The Transportation Lawyer, July 2011.

M.D. Isaacs, Arrest and Sale of Maritime Property: The Mechanics and the Emergencies Part II – Sale, Presented at the National Judicial Institute, April 2011.

C. Grant, Liability of Masters, Chiefs and Managers, March 15, 2011, Presentation

B. Huen, Incoterms 2010 The Transportation Lawyer, Vol. 12, No. 4, February 2011
Liability of Masters, Chiefs and Managers, March 15, 2011, Presentation

M.D. Isaacs and A. Odinocki, The Meaning of “Freight Pre-Paid” in International Shipping Contracts The Transportation Lawyer, Vol.12, No.3, December 2010.

C. Grant, Maritime Navigation Casualties and Crown Liability, December 9, 2010, Paper and Presentation

M.D. Isaacs & B. Huen, Incoterms 2010, CBMU Annual Conference, December 2010.

M.D. Isaacs and A. Odinocki, “The Meaning of “Freight Pre-Paid” in International Shipping Contracts” The Transportation Lawyer, Vol.12, No.3, December 2010.

M.D. Isaacs & A. Cofman, The Rotterdam Rules and Multi-modal Shipping: Important Concepts for Lawyers Canadian Maritime Lawyers Association Annual Conference, June 2010.

M.D. Isaacs, Legal Issues of Polar Shipping, ACI Polar Shipping Summit, May 2010.

M.D. Isaacs, Introduction to Marine Insurance, Insurance Institute of Ontario, February 2010.

M.D. Isaacs, “Recent Developments in Canadian Maritime Law”, Canadian Transportation Lawyers Association, Annual Conference, October 2009.

M.D. Isaacs, Jokers Drinking Beer in a Motor Boat – Present and Future Hangovers in Canadian Law of Recreational Watercraft, Canadian Maritime Lawyers Association Annual Conference, June 2009.

H. Devine & R. Campbell, “The Test of Litigation-Will Your Records Management Practices Stand Up to Close Scrutiny?” Presented at Document Retention and Destruction Conference, Toronto, Ontario, 2008.

H. Devine, “Faces of the City”, Hamilton Magazine, p.54, 2008.

M.D. Isaacs, “Damages, Interest and Costs in Canada”, paper presented at the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, September 2006 & published (partially) as “Personal Injury Claims and Cargo Damage Claims in Canada”, The Transportation Lawyer, Vol.8. No. 3, December 2006.

H. Devine & C. Porretta, “Enforcement of Interim Orders: Letters Rogatory and the Deemed Undertaking Rule”, Commercial Litigation Review, Volume 4, No. 1, 2006.

H. Devine and F. Ricci, “The Oppression Remedy: A Catalogue Of Oppressive Conduct” Presented at the OBA Conference “The Commercial List: What’s in the Future and What Litigators Need to Know”, 2006.

H. Devine, “How a Non-Director Guarantor Can Obtain Access to Corporate Records”, The Lawyers Weekly, Volume 26, No. 11, 2006.
M. Tepperman, Presented “Assessing General Damages: How Much Is It Really Worth?”, 2006.

H. Devine & C. Porretta, “Foreign Judgments in Hand? How to collect in Canada”, Commercial Litigation Review, Volume 3, No. 4, 2005.

H. Devine, “Getting Results Sooner Than Later: Motions Prior to Commencement of Proceedings, and Applications”, The Advocates’ Brief, Volume 16, No. 2, 2005.

J. Giroux, M.D. Isaacs, R.Cox, “Practical Insights and Trends in Marine Subrogation”, Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters, Semi-Annual Conference, April 2004.

H. Devine, “Reasonable Apprehension of Bias?” Ontario Bar Association, Young Lawyers’ Division, Volume 12, No. 2, 2004.

H. Devine, “Controlling Bad Memories: Proving Documents at Trial” Commercial Litigation, Volume 1 – Number 6, 2004.

M. Tepperman, Co-author, “Successfully Negotiating A Mary Carter Agreement: What to Look Out For”, Canadian Journal of Insurance Law, 2004.

H. Devine, “Controlling Bad Memories: Proving Documents at Trial”, The Advocates’ Brief, Volume 15, No. 2, 2003.

H. Devine, “Admissions to the OSC: Protection Against Use in Subsequent Civil Proceedings” , In-house publication for Gowlings, 2003

H. Devine, “Payment of Benefits to Insured Pending Trial – A Matter of Proof and Circumstance”, In-house publication for Gowlings, 2003.

H. Devine, “Are There Limits to Disclosure of Experts’ Findings?” The Lawyers Weekly, Volume 23, No. 22, 2003.

H. Devine, “Judicial Trends in Insurance Law: Great Expectations” invited lecture Gowlings Insurance Conference, 2003.

M. Tepperman, Co-author, “Settling Auto Insurance Claims: Practical and Tactical Considerations”, 2003.

M. Tepperman, Co-author, “Mould Proliferation: Handling Mould Claims and Coverage Issues”, 2003.

M.D. Isaacs, A Critical Defect in the Shipowner’s Limitation of Liability Act: The Exclusion of the Master and Crew, (2003) 27 T.M.L.J. 335.

H. Devine, “Use it or Lose it: Avoiding Class Actions By Means of Arbitration Clauses” invited lecture at CILS Conference: Media Technology & Communications in Austria, November 2002.

H. Devine, J.S. Leon and D. Hausman “Securities Law and Class Proceedings in Canada: Some Promise, Some Deliver”, Presented to CILS in Salzburg, Austria March 2001.

H. Devine, “Have You Considered Mediation!” In-house publication for clients, 2001.

M.D. Isaacs, J.R. Pollack, “S.A.B.S: Caging the Paper Tiger”, ILCO Conference, 2001.

J. Pillegi, M.D. Isaacs, J.R. Pollack, “Catastrophic Injuries”, ILCO Conference, 2001.

M.D. Isaacs et al, “Proceed with Caution: Personal Injury Litigation”, Chair of the program and Speaker on Motor Vehicle Accident compensation, CBAO Seminar, June, 2000.

A. Rebelo, M.D. Isaacs et al, “MVA: Beyond the Mechanics – Strategies and Tactics of the Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Case”, ILCO Conference, May 2000.

M.D. Isaacs et al, “Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation in Ontario, Presented to the Ministry of Attorney General, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee, Toronto, Ontario, December 1998, March, April and May 2000.

M.D. Isaacs, “OHIP’s Right of Subrogation: One Claim Avoids Another”, Canadian Bar Association of Ontario Young Lawyers Division Newsletter, Vol 7 No.1, January 2000.

M.D. Isaacs, Law Society of Upper Canada Paralegal Task Force, invited to speak as an Expert Witness on the subject of Statutory Accident Benefits, January 2000.

H. Devine, R. Macpherson and D. Palayew “The Use of Medical Evidence at Arbitration: A Management Perspective” Labour Arbitration Yearbook Vol. II, p. 151-174, 1999-2000.

M.D. Isaacs & S.C. Tessis, Mastering Discovery in Personal Injury Cases: Examining the Tavern or Bar, Law Society of Upper Canada Seminar, Toronto, Ontario, April 1999.

M.D. Isaacs & S.C. Tessis, The Legal Issues and Recent Changes Affecting the Trucking Industry in Ontario, Presented at the Sixth Annual Conference of the Trucking Industry Defense Association, Memphis, Tenn., October 1998.

H. Devine, “Be Wary of Independent Contractors” Canadian Employment Law for U.S. Companies Vol. 5, No. 10 at p. 3; 1998.

H. Devine, “Writers: 1 Publishers: 0 Will a recent U.S. victory influence Canadian media law?” In-house publication for clients; 1998

H. Devine & N. Eber, “Defining Your Legal Obligation within the Context of Undue Hardship and Reasonable Accommodation” Infonex Seminar, 1998.

H. Devine & J. Noonan, “Using Computer and Video Surveillance to Monitor Employees: Are the benefits worth the cost?” In-house publication for
clients; 1998.

H. Devine, E. Durnford and C. Gorman, &, “Consideration of Legal Importance of Employee Loyalty” in Executive Employment Vol. 5. No. 1 at p. 245; 1998.

H. Devine and G. MacDonald, “Super Liens: The Iron Fist of Revenue Canada”, Published in CBA Construction Law Conference Materials, May 1998.

M.D. Isaacs et al, “The Deductibility of Collateral Benefits under OMPP”, Memorandum to Insurance Clients, April 1998.

H. Devine and R. Macpherson, “Safety and Seniority: the effects of accommodation on fellow workers” in Management Rights, 1998.

M.D. Isaacs & S.C. Tessis, “The Arbitration Hearing: Representing the Insurance Company”, presented at LSUC seminar, Toronto, Ontario, April 1997.