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Our laws and ethical practices have evolved over centuries. But today, tech is on an exponential curve and is affecting practically everyone—everywhere, pulling society from its roots and reordering the way we live. Amidst these changes, how do we make sure our laws keep pace with the times? Join Yves Faguy of CBA National in conversation with leading legal minds and practitioners exploring this question.

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Episode 18: A personal story about alcohol and substance abuse in the legal profession

Modern Law – Droit moderne
January 2023

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Yves Faguy speaks with lawyer Jason Ward about his life in law and how he had to walk away from it all after falling into alcohol and drugs to escape the demands of running a law firm.

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Episode 17: Everything, everywhere all at once: Challenges for the legal profession ahead

Modern Law – Droit Moderne
December 2022

December 22, 2022 Yves Faguy speaks with legal sector analyst Jordan Furlong, author of Law21.ca, about the multiplying disruptions facing the legal profession all at once.

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Episode 16: Competition law and inclusive growth

Modern Law – Droit Moderne
December 2022

Yves Faguy speaks with economist Robin Shaban, founder of Vivic Research, about competition law and why reforms should aim to make it more growth inclusive.

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Episode 15: Supreme court briefing

Modern Law – Droit Moderne
November 2022

November 24, 2022 In this episode, Yves Faguy speaks with Nadia Effendi of BLG to brief us on the latest at the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Episode 14: Reviving Indigenous law as a source of Canadian law

Modern Law – Droit Moderne
November 2022

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Yves Faguy speaks with law professor Tuma Young, KC, of Cape Breton University about the revitalization of Indigenous legal orders and what it means to braid them into Canada’s contemporary system of laws.

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Episode 13: Transforming our courts using technology

Modern Law – Droit Moderne
October 2022

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Yves Faguy speaks with law professor Karen Eltis of the University of Ottawa about our courts’ modernization efforts and the challenges ahead.

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Episode 12: Supreme Court briefing

Modern Law – Droit Moderne
October 2022

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In this episode, Yves Faguy speaks with Nadia Effendi of BLG to brief us on the latest at the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Designing a privacy regime for the age of AI

Modern Law – Droit Moderne
September 2022

Yves Faguy speaks with Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner Patricia Kosseim about aligning our values as a society with laws governing privacy fit for the coming age of AI.

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Our property rights, digital jail and the Charter

Modern Law – Droit moderne
June 2022

Yves Faguy speaks with Malcolm Lavoie of the University of Alberta and an associate counsel at Miller Thomson about our property rights in an increasingly cashless and digital economy.

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Do we need to rethink our intellectual property rights?

Modern Law – Droit Moderne
May 2022

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Yves Faguy speaks with Wissam Aoun of Windsor Law about our IP laws and their fitness for purpose in the digital era.

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Gouvernance et protection de nos droits à l’ère numérique 

Modern Law – Droit moderne Mars 2022

Yves Faguy s'entretient avec Maroussia Lévesque pour discuter de l’effet des technologies numériques sur nos droits et, et la collaboration entre les secteurs public et privé en matière gouvernance.

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Competition law and the digital economy

Modern Law – Droit moderne
March 2022

Yves Faguy speaks with Jennifer Quaid about reforming the Competition Act and making it fit for purpose in a changing digital economy.

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Law’s place in the metaverse

Modern Law – Droit moderne
January 2022

An interview with Toufic Adlouni, the co-founder and managing director of Renno & Co, about the metaverse and its legal implications.

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How technology could reshape litigation

Modern Law – Droit moderne
December 2021

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An interview with Amanda Chaboryk, the Disputes and Litigation Data Lead at Norton Rose Fulbright’s London office about the evolving use of technology and analytics to support major litigation.

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Comment se préparer pour l’ère de l’informatique quantique

Modern Law – Droit moderne
November 2021

Yves Faguy s'entretient avec Florian Martin-Bariteau de l’Université d’Ottawa pour discuter des enjeux juridiques liés à l’informatique quantique.

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The perils of lawyers handling digital assets

Modern Law – Droit moderne
October 2021

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An interview with Geoff Costeloe, an entrepreneur and associate with Lindsey MacCarthy LLP in Vancouver, on why the legal sector must not underestimate the future of digital assets.

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Fighting disinformation by legal means

Modern Law – Droit moderne
September 2021

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An interview with Ève Gaumond, an affiliate to Quebec's Observatory on the Societal Impact of AI and Digital Technologies, about the evolving media landscape and the laws governing disinformation.

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