External Speaking and Writing Experience
In November 2018, Mark organized and led a panel discussion relating to Adjudication as part of the Annual ADR Institute of Canada Conference in Montreal.
In October 2018, Mark presented at the International Section of the New York State Bar Association Conference in the area of Dispute Resolution and Ethics.
In September 2018, Mark co-led the organization of and was one of the presenters in a session entitled Adjudication Under the Construction Act, hosted by Gowling WLG in Toronto.
In May 2018, Mark co-presented a webinar hosted by Gowling WLG entitled "International Arbitration & Trade Dispute Resolution".
In May 2018, Mark presented at the firm’s Spring Construction Law Forum, discussing the topic of adjudication.
In November 2017, Mark spoke at the ALM – Akerman US Latin Legal Summit in Miami, relating to the topics of enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and foreign judgments.
In September 2017, Mark presented at the firm’s International and Domestic Arbitration Session in Toronto, relating to the topics of third party funding and bi-lateral investment treaties. He was subsequently quoted in the Daily Commercial News in an article entitled “Third-party litigation funding: a new tool for construction disputes”, dated October 4, 2017.
In September 2017, Mark presented at the firm’s “Adjudication 101” seminar.
In June 2017, Mark presented at the firm’s “Bill 142 The New Construction Lien Act” seminar.
In May 2017, Mark co-presented a webinar hosted by Gowling WLG entitled "International Arbitration: Effective Options in Latin America and Beyond".
In November 2016, Mark presented at the firm’s Fall Construction Forum, relating to the proposed changes to the Construction Lien Act. He was subsequently quoted in the Commercial Daily News in an article entitled “What could adjudication look like under lien act reform”, dated November 30, 2016.
In January 2016, Mark presented in New York to the Latin American Council of the New York Bar Association on the topic of international arbitrations and international arbitration agreements.
Mark is the co-author of an article entitled “Canadian Court Endorses Power of Arbitrator to Determine Competence-Competence”, which was published in Arbitration News, Volume 20, No. 2, September 2015.
In 2015, Mark presented a webinar hosted by the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) entitled “Alternative Billing Arrangements: Is The Billable Hour Dead?”.
In 2015, Mark was quoted in an article published by Canadian Lawyer entitled “Billable Hour Morphing into Alternative Arrangements”.
In 2015, Mark was quoted in an article published by the CBA's National Magazine entitled “Alternative Fee Arrangements”.
In 2015, Mark presented at the firm’s Spring and Fall Construction Law Programs.
In 2014, Mark authored an article entitled “Ontario Court of Appeal approves Broad Jurisdiction in Claims of Conspiracy”, which was published in the Toronto Law Journal.
In 2012, Mark was a speaker at the LDC Gas Forum Canada, where he provided regulatory updates from Ontario impacting the Industrial Gas Users Association, and was an instructor at the 2012 EUCI Canadian Electricity Regulation Course.
Mark is the co-author of an article entitled "The Independence Of Expert Witnesses", which was presented at the 2009 Eastern Regional Conference of The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, and was published in the Journal of Business Valuation, 2010, Volume 1.
Mark is also a frequent speaker at events hosted by the Toronto Lawyers Association