Sponsored by: Jeffrey Gregory Of Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.


Join us on Tuesday August 22, 2023, at 7PM for this informative webinar

Are you prepared to weather the storm of unexpected business interruptions? The road to success is often met with unforeseen challenges that can disrupt operations and impact profitability. That’s why we invite you to join our exclusive presentation on “Business Interruption Insights: Safeguarding Your Success.”

In this power-packed session, our experts will shed light on the critical importance of business interruption insurance and risk management strategies. Discover how to protect your business from financial losses during unforeseen events like natural disasters, equipment breakdowns, supply chain & network disruptions, and more.

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify and Mitigate Risks: Learn to recognize potential threats that can hamper your business and develop tailored risk mitigation strategies.
  • Understanding Business Interruption Insurance: Get a comprehensive overview of coverage, policy structure and for those who do have locations outside of the country, we can address differences with International BI offerings. (This is fully Canadian)
  • Business Continuity Planning: Discover best practices to ensure seamless operations during crises and minimize downtime.
  • Real-life Case Studies: Explore success stories of businesses that effectively navigated disruptions using business interruption insurance.
  • Q&A Session: Interact with industry experts, ask questions, and gain insights into your specific business challenges.

Don’t let unforeseen disruptions leave your business vulnerable! Join us for “Business Interruption Insights: Safeguarding Your Success” and gain the knowledge and tools to secure your company’s future. Seize the opportunity to strengthen your resilience and protect your hard-earned success. We look forward to seeing you there!


Dave Oswald is a highly skilled forensic accountant with over 20 years of global experience. As a Certified Forensic Investigator and Certified Fraud Examiner, he has led successful investigations in high-level fraud cases and testified in US Federal Court as an expert witness. Dave’s expertise includes data preservation, computer forensics, and fraud review. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada) and Chartered Accountant (South Africa).

As the Principal of Forensic Restitution Ltd, Dave manages fraud investigations for diverse clients, providing expert analysis and testimony. Dave has also assisted companies in preparing their business interruption and fidelity guarantee claims

Dave’s extensive experience includes theft investigations, intellectual property cases, and insurance claims. He has spoken at prestigious conferences, including ACFE Canada and IIA Canada.

Judi Smith is a VP with Marsh Canada. Judi has spent time studying business interruption coverage and will explain why there is a disconnect between what needs to be done and what is being done. Whether it is with respect to BI insurance or general risk, Judi helps businesses understand the risks they take on. Every new hire, every new contract, every new supplier changes your risk profile. Today there are more regulations and requirements of senior executives and it is hard for companies to keep up on their duties and obligations.

A.M. Best surveys report that more than 80% of all business interruption claimants are not satisfied with the outcome of their BI claim. This is a huge issue as not every business survives a shutdown. Judi will discuss what is required to ensure your business will be able to survive a shutdown. Drilling down on the key factors that cause a BI claim to go poorly, it will be a guarantee that understand the fundamentals required to help you get through this complicated and misunderstood coverage. Not all businesses require BI and you will learn that there are different types of BI coverage. You will find Judi makes complex conversations easy to understand and you will feel more confident about mastering this most misunderstood but generally required coverage.



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The talks have helped me create more informed plans regarding my financial plans! Very informative! Rahi Tajzadeh

Great workshop, very valuable and inspiring. I would like to attend the workshop again………………..Chiedozie Megwa


Each event is fantastic! I learn something new every time that will help me in my professional and personal life. I hope to be a regular in events. Mrigank Kabra  

The workshop was very informative and well organized, covering the relevant topics and providing the right amount of content. The audience had adequate opportunity to ask questions to the speaker and interact with the fellow attendees. It was a workshop worth the time and cost. Look forward to attending the future workshops. Kul Makkar Director ITA Canada

Paul Calleri, Founder of and the CPA Toronto Accounting Group

Larry Cooper, Founder of TFN

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