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Compliance with ESTMA and Update on Canadian Sanctions (Russia and Iran)

  • 11 May 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Vancouver, BC


The CERBA-Vancouver Board of Directors is pleased to invite CERBA members and friends to a breakfast seminar featuring guests from Bennett Jones who will present on the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA) and provide an update to the Canadian sanctions in relation to Russia and Iran. Nick Bryanskiy, a regulatory lawyer with Bennett Jones in Calgary, will talk about the most recent changes with respect to Russia and Iran, and how Canadian companies could benefit from the existing and new opportunities while minimizing their risk exposure. Nick will also explain how to run due diligence on potential business partners, projects or transactions in Russia. The discussion on ESTMA will focus around requirements in the context of mining and upstream oil and gas; reporting process; applicable thresholds and timelines; and key challenges and issues ahead.  

Our distinguished guest speakers:

  • Ms. Eden Oliver, Bennett Jones LLP Partner and a senior practitioner with 30 years experience in corporate and commercial law, with recognized expertise in the mining and energy sectors. (Toronto)
  • Mr. Nick Bryanskiy, a regulatory lawyer with Bennett Jones LLP (Clagary)

WHEN: May 11, from 9am to 10.30am  (registration at 8.30am)

WHERE: Bennett Jones Vancouver | 22th floor, 1055 W-Hastings 

AGENDA:

08.30AM - 09.00AM - Registration and Breakfast

09.00AM - 09.30AM - Presentation

09.30AM - 10.30AM - Open Discussion and Networking