About this course

World challenges have pushed several Canadian businesses to the financial brink. This has led to increased participation in the insolvency and arbitration process. Chris Mines is joined by Eric Morgan, a partner with Kushneryk Morgan LLP. They discuss how the insolvency and arbitration processes have had to adapt and assess the impact app companies have on these systems. Throughout this course, Eric examines some of the difficult choices facing businesses, he discusses recent employment changes for gig workers and shares his outlook for 2023.

Some of the topics discussed in this course include:
Rising interest rates and the increasing number of business insolvencies
Changes to the insolvency process
A walkthrough of the different types of arbitration
Overviews of cases like Uber and Foodora
Ontario’s Working For Workers Act
Future implications of gig arbitration and more!

1 hour on-demand video
Certificate of completion
Beginner level
No prerequisites
No preparation required
1 year access


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Insolvency, Arbitration and Gig Workers - Eric Morgan
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Eric Morgan / INSTRUCTOR
Partner | Kushneryk Morgan LLP

Eric helps businesses resolve their complex legal disputes. He practices corporate commercial litigation and arbitration. He has acted in complex, multi-party disputes involving contractual issues, torts including professional negligence, class actions, corporate governance matters, shareholder disputes, and commercial and investor-state arbitrations. Eric has appeared as counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada, courts at all levels in Ontario, courts in BC, Alberta and New Brunswick, and in arbitrations and mediations. He has also made submissions to the Ontario Legislature regarding arbitration legislation and advised clients on anti-corruption and risk management matters. Eric is the author of a book on professional negligence, a book chapter on dispute resolution in Canada and numerous articles. Eric sits on the advisory board of Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners, where he co-chaired the Policy and Advocacy Committee. He was previously a North American representative for the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum. Eric previously practiced in the litigation department of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and was a partner at a boutique firm in Toronto. Before joining Osler, Eric worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in London, during which time he was seconded to the Bank of England and the litigation and special investigations team of Barclays Bank plc. He also taught criminal law at Oxford University. Eric obtained his law degree from Oxford University and a degree in economics from the University of Toronto. He was admitted to the Ontario bar in 2011. Eric is available to act as an arbitrator in disputes. He was selected as a member of the inaugural NextGen Roster of Arbitrators at Arbitration Place and has been appointed to the Vancouver International Arbitration Centre’s panels of arbitrators.

Christopher Mines / AUTHOR

I have over a decade of multimedia experience as a desktop publisher, Livestream producer, PA announcer, webcast director, professor, emcee, and more. I am a radio broadcasting graduate with additional coursework in political science and journalism. I gained critical knowledge while shadowing veteran broadcasters. I have extensive training in creative writing, current affairs, freelancing, and story structure. I have crafted current affairs interviews with Justin Trudeau, Romeo Dallaire, Ed the Sock, Kenny and Spenny, and Mike MacDonald. I love working as a creative storyteller and having conversations with people from all walks of life. My goal is to connect with diverse voices and to foster discussions on complex issues while striving to make the conversations as accessible and inclusive as possible.