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12th Annual National Retail and Consumer Markets Summit




February 23, 2022

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We are delighted to invite you to the 12th Annual National Retail and Consumer Markets Summit. Designed for legal counsel and business leaders, this year’s summit will feature the latest industry trends and legal developments in the sector. We will offer practical tips for addressing timely issues facing retailers and consumer-facing businesses today. There will be time for discussion at the end of each session.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

  • Featured Keynote Topic: Addressing the most topical and timely developments in the RCM sector
  • ESG as a Governance and Stakeholder Imperative in the RCM Industry
  • Commercial Technology Contacts: Trends, Tips and Opportunities (Click here to let us know what specific contractual terms under technology contracts you want to hear about.) 

Thursday, February 24, 2022

  • Advancing the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Conversation with McCarthy's new Chief Inclusion Officer, Charlene Theodore
  • Macroeconomic and Political Headwinds in Retail and Consumer Markets with Jean Charest
  • Vaccine Mandates: What’s on the Horizon?
  • Issues and Opportunities in 2022 and Beyond – Four Hot Topics
    • Quebec’s new privacy landscape
    • Restricting restrictive covenants: Amendments to Ontario’s ESA
    • Newest developments in the payment processing space
    • Misleading advertising: Environmental claims and other areas of focus

Note: All instructions and information on how to access the sessions will be forwarded a few days before the event.

If you have questions about this series, please contact [email protected]

This series qualifies for up to 4 hours of credit under the mandatory education regimes in British Columbia and Ontario and 0.75 hours specifically counts towards Ethics/EDI Professionalism requirements. McCarthy Tétrault LLP has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.

Barreau du Québec Continuing Education: We have submitted this program for recognition as a regular eligible educational activity. Three hours of Ethics/Professionalism must still be completed directly through the Barreau du Québec.



Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Thursday, February 24, 2022


11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (ET)
9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. (MT)
8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. (PT)

Speakers / lawyers