Professionalism/Ethics

Professionalism/Ethics - i.e., documentaries/online courses related to professional responsibility and/or practice management (e.g., risk management, leadership, privacy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, diplomacy, international affairs, etc.);

Original UDocs documentary film. Learn from the story and revealing testimony of an ex-insider trader who is still struggling with the tragic consequences of his actions. A case study in compliance, corruption, ethical decision making, prevention & education for insider tradingprofessional conduct.

Key Experts:

- Joseph Grmovsek, Reformed White-Collar Criminal and subject of the film

- Kelly Ohayon, CPA, CA, MBA, CIA, CRMA, CFE

Original UDocs documentary film. Learn from the story and revealing testimony of an ex-insider trader who is still struggling with the tragic consequences of his actions. A case study in compliance, corruption, ethical decision making, prevention & education for insider tradingprofessional conduct.

Key Experts:

- Emily Cole, Investigations and Defence Lawyer

Douglas Cumming, Professor of Finance, Florida Atlantic University & Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Joseph Grmovsek, Reformed White-Collar Criminal and subject of the film

- Kelly Ohayon, CPA, CA, MBA, CIA, CRMA, CFE

The demise of the giant financial global institution Lehman Brothers, a bankruptcy estimated at $639 billion, accelerated the global financial crisis and sparked debate in Washington over ethical issues on Wall Street and in other financial markets around the world. This course’s overall objective is the promotion of professionalism – i.e., professional ethics, fraud, encompassing the personal and corporate standards of behavior expected by legal and business professionals.

Key Experts:

- Oliver Budde, Attorney & Former Associate General Counsel for Lehman Brothers, (the whistleblower)
- Lori-Ann Beausoleil, CA, CPA, PARTNER, FORENSIC SERVICES, PWC CANADA
- Alison G. Fitzgerald, OF COUNSEL NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT CANADA LLP

The documentary film Lawyers (F)or Justice? is an exploration of the contemporary viability of socially conscious law in Ontario.  The course is founded on the promotion of professionalism in regard to making legal services available to the public, supporting access to justice principles, and making legal education more accessible.

Key Experts:

- Yavar Hameed, Human Rights Lawyer and Documentary Filmmaker
- Paul Champ, Litigation lawyer with a focus on human rights, employment, labour, & public interest law

Original UDocs documentary film. The Overall Objective is to provide legal/CPA Professionals with a better understanding of the fundamentals of artificial intelligence as related to ethics, security of information, productivity and efficiency.

Key Experts:

- Armughan Ahmad, President and Canadian Managing Partner, Digital KPMG in Canada
- Benjamin Alarie, Lawyer, Professor & Osler Chair in Business Law, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 
  Co-founder and CEO of Blue J. Legal

- The Honourable Louise Arbour, CC, GOQ
- The Honourable Marshall Rothstein, CC, QC
- Edward Iacobucci, Dean Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
- Albert Yoon, Professor & Canada Research Chair in Law and Economics, Faculty of Law, University of
  Toronto, and Co-founder of Blue J. Legal

The documentary film chronicles the story of Thuli Madonsela in her last year in public office as Public Protector in South Africa. Overall objective is the promotion of professionalism – i.e., professional ethics, which encompasses the personal & corporate standards of behavior expected by legal and business professionals.

Key Experts:

- Noah Arshinoff, Lawyer, Advocacy Strategist, Business Consultant, Part-time Professor (business ethics
  and anti-corruption), Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa resident and Canadian Managing Partner,
  Digital KPMG in Canada

- Lori-Ann Beausoleil, CA, CPA, PARTNER, FORENSIC SERVICES, PWC CANADA
- Nicole Beausoleil, J.D. Candidate (2022), University of Ottawa – Faculty of Law
- Alison G. Fitzgerald, OF COUNSEL NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT CANADA LLP
- Retired Sgt. Pat Poitevin, Former lead and Senior Investigator – Outreach Coordinator with the Royal
  Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Sensitive and International Investigations, National Division

- Marc Tassé, CPA, CA (Canada), Forensic Certified Public Accountant (FCPA) (USA)

The program features as a case study the award winning documentary film Willie which tells the story of Willie O’Ree who, in the midst of America’s tumultuous birth of the civil rights movement, became the first black player to skate in a National Hockey League game. The case study will be followed by a panel which will discuss “the making of a corporate athlete”— or how professionals can reframe themselves as corporate athletes to increase their resilience and mental focus on leadership and wellness-work-life balance principles that high-performer athletes need to embrace to become extraordinary.