ACFI is a Canadian non-profit accrediting organization responsible for administering the Certified Forensic Investigators’ programme in Canada. It provides services such as seminars, conferences, specialized training, networking, e-newsletters, as well as a web site with articles and educational tools to assist members and others with understanding and dealing with fraud and its related issues. Essentially the Association provides a meeting place where CFI practitioners, who are engaged in law enforcement, forensic and investigative accounting, law, auditing and other related fields, can meet with each other as well as others to discuss fraud related issues.… Read More
The members-only event will be held in Toronto at the King Edward Hotel on April 26th, 2018.
ILCO supports the highest professional standards by providing opportunities to innovate, share ideas and knowledge of best practices. It’s mandate is to provide and promote general and legal education to its members for the purpose of increasing their knowledge, efficiency and professional ability.
Programs to teach law students, bar admission candidates and practising lawyers about electronic discovery are sorely lacking in Canada — and there seems to be little desire to fix the problem, Toronto eDiscovery lawyer Crystal O’Donnell tells AdvocateDaily.com.
“One of the issues facing the legal profession generally is the lack of practical teaching in law schools. With the increasing importance of the merging of law and technology, this education becomes critical, and there are no other real avenues for lawyers to understand and learn about electronic discovery,” says O’Donnell, founder and CEO of Heuristica Discovery Counsel.
“At present there are relatively few counsel who have the required skills to appropriately deal with electronic evidence in a way that is defensible, proportionate and cost-effective”.… Read More
Heuristica is pleased to sponsor the Laskin, Canada’s only annual national bilingual moot court competition in Canadian administrative and constitutional law.
The Laskin provides a unique opportunity for law students, judges, law professors and practitioners from across Canada to meet and debate problems of current importance in the law. Its goals are to foster a better and deeper understanding of the law and to support and encourage legal education and bilingualism while at the same time promoting in the legal community a spirit of cooperation and understanding that transcends linguistic and provincial boundaries.
The competition is administered by a committee of volunteer judges and lawyers, and is hosted by a different Canadian law school each year. … Read More