Annual Meeting

October 2 and 3, 2009


You are invited to submit a paper for presentation at the next Annual Meeting of the Canadian Law and Economics Association on Friday and Saturday, October 2 and 3, 2009, at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. Professor George Triantis, Eli Goldston Professor of Law, HarvardLawSchool, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s conference.

The conference is conveniently scheduled topartly coincide with the Symposium in honour of Professor Michael Trebilcock, which will be held on October 1 and 2, 2009 at the Faculty of Law.

As in past years, we are soliciting papers in all areas of Law and Economics. In addition, there will be a number of panels focusing on specific topics. The provisional list of these topics is as follows:


2.Behavioural Law and Economics

3.Competition Policy

4.Corporate Governance

5.Corporate Law


7.Environmental Law and Economics

8.Family Law and Economics

9.Intellectual Property


11.Regulation of the Legal Profession

12.Securities Law


To submit papers, please click on to and follow the on-line submission instructions. The deadline for submissions isJULY 15,2009. If your paper has been accepted, you will be required to register for the conference immediately. Completed papers will be due by AUGUST 15, 2009. Accepted papers will be posted on SSRN with the authors’ approval.Registration information will be sent to all participants in due course. The registration fee for the 2009 CLEA Annual Conference is $200.00 CDN or $160.00 US payable in either currency. For students, this fee is 30.00 CDN or $26.00 US. This covers all conference materials and meals, including the dinner on Friday evening. Spouses or partners are welcome to attend the Friday evening dinner, for a fee of $20.00CDN or $16.00 US. Please send your cheque, made payable to the University ofToronto, to Nadia Gulezko, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 84 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ONM5S 2C5. Information on accommodations will be sent with the conference programme in July. It will also be posted on CLEA’s website at

Anita Anand, President, CLEA ()