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Grace and Matas to explore emerging issues in civil sexual assault

Anna Matas Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyers Elizabeth Grace and Anna Matas will take part in an upcoming conference entitled Current and Emerging Issues in Civil Sexual Assault.

Grace, a partner with Lerners LLP, will co-chair the full-day event, which will take place in Toronto on Feb. 26 at the Osgoode Professional Development Centre at 1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor.

Matas, also with Lerners LLP, will speak on a panel entitled “What’s on the Horizon: New and Emerging Issues.” Among other topics, the panel will address the rapidly developing area of claims for revenge porn, voyeurism and the non-consensual dissemination of intimate images. They will also discuss changes brought about by the #MeToo movement.

The conference brochure poses the question: Do you have what you need to advance or defend a civil sexual assault claim in 2018?

Conference topics include:

Strategies on how to prepare for and deal with the different forms of pre-trial resolution

Class actions vs. mass tort claims: When is a class action the preferable procedure?

Breach of non-delegable duty – is this a viable alternative where other claims fail?

What you need to know about the new exceptions to third-party records regime and record sharing between civil and criminal counsel

Damages from online privacy violations: how can they be measured?

This article originally appeared on AdvocateDaily.com

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