Canadian Credit Laws
11/12/2020 8:00 AM PT - 9:00:00 AM PT

Does your firm do business in Canada? If so, please join us for this unique course specially developed for credit professionals who need to understand how the Canadian legal system impacts their work.

• What is the legal system based on (for example, civil law, common law or a mixture of both)?
• What are the most common forms of business used by foreign companies in Canada; corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, etc.
o Provide a short overview on product liability and safety
• Common and unique ways to create a contract through credit applications, terms and conditions, and long-term purchase orders.
o How to enforce them once created.
• Collection processes and lawsuits and what every credit professional should know about preparing accounts for litigation in Canada.
o The various aspects of litigation, including the types of answers and affirmative defenses must commonly used by debtors and how to be the best-witness possible to recover the unpaid funds for your company
• Debt collection agencies in Canada: Location and sources of revenue.
• Data protection relating to debt collection.
• Statute of Limitations for Commercial Claims.
• Recognition and enforcements of US default judgements in Canada

Instructors David Franklin & Jonathan L Franklin
David Franklin, Attorney, Franklin & Franklin Attorneys – Avocats, graduated from McGill Law School Montreal in 1959 and joined the law firm of Franklin & Franklin in Montreal, which law firm was founded by his father, M.H. Franklin Q.C., in 1925, joining his brother, Martin Franklin, (deceased) and currently Jonathan Franklin, B.Comm, LLC. The firm is a general commercial and business law firm and David concentrates on international commercial debt recovery. He has been Chairman of various international law conferences of the Commercial Law League of America in London, Amsterdam and Dublin and, in 1992, in China between the Barreau du Quebec (Bar of Quebec) and the All China Bar Association.
He was an active member of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), of which he was the Montreal Chair of the International Section and was Chair of the International Creditors’ Rights Committee. David co-chaired the panel on Debt Collection in the Pacific Rim at the annual International Section of NYSBA Conference in Sydney, Australia in 2010 and, in September 2011, he co-chaired the Panel on Debt Collection in Latin America at the NYSBA Conference in Panama City, Panama and, in Lisbon in 2012, Debt collection in EU and in Vietnam in 2013.
He is member of the Quebec Bar, and the Canadian Bar. On May 29th, 2008, he was honored by the Quebec Bar with the honourific designation of Avocat Emeritus for outstanding contribution to the Quebec Bar. In January 2020, at the convention in Miami, the International Association of Commercial Collectors, on its 50th anniversary, awarded David the Leadership and Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his involvement in the Association and dedication to educating and monitoring members interested in international collections.
David was a Professional Adjunct at Concordia University in Montreal, where he taught various law courses in the John Molson School of Business for 46 years.

Jonathan L Franklin, Attorney, Franklin & Franklin Attorneys – Avocats, obtained his business degree from Concordia University with a specialty in human resource management, and a law degree from the University of Ottawa. He is a third generation family member of the firm since 1985, and specializes with extensive experience in executive employment and wrongful dismissal law, international business contracts and negotiation, international debt collection, arbitration, mediation, commercial contract negotiation including licensing, distribution, real estate and lease agreements, as well as commercial litigation, matrimonial law, equine, bankruptcy and entertainment law. He was on the staff of Concordia University as a lecturer in business law for 13 years, and currently lectures in different venues on a wide variety of legal topics. He has successfully pleased in international arbitration forums, as well as administrative tribunals, Court of Quebec, Superior Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. He is fluently

Event Sponsor:  NACM Commercial Services

Course Level:  I - Intermediate

CEU: 0.100
CCE: 0.100


 Members: $39.00 Non-Members: $69.00

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