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October 2020

Corporate Law Fundamentals Day 1 and Day 2 – Webinar

October 28October 29
$345

About Faculty Agenda About Dates: Day 1 – October 28, 2020 Day 2 – October 29, 2020 Times: Day 1 – 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Day 2 – 12:30 PM–4:30 PM Price: $345 + GST Attend this 2-day webinar series to discuss a range of fundamental corporate law topics from pre-incorporation to dissolution, and much more in between. Topics Corporate law overview Pre-incorporation considerations Financing considerations Shareholder agreements Fundamental changes & winding up   Registration includes both days. This webinar series…

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November 2020

Business Fundamentals for Lawyers Part 2: Financial Statement Analysis – Webinar

November 3 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$125

About Faculty About Date: November 3, 2020 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price:  $125 + GST This program is being offered in collaboration with MNP LLP. Consider how to evaluate the health of a business, perform ratio analysis, uncover expenses subject to management discretion, and learn what further questions you must ask.  This course assumes a basic working knowledge of financial statements and will focus on the analysis to uncover insights and understand the story behind the numbers. You may also be interested in… Business Fundamentals…

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Business Fundamentals for Lawyers Part 3: Introduction to Business Valuations – Webinar

November 10 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$125

About Faculty About Date: November 10, 2020 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price:  $125 + GST This program is being offered in collaboration with MNP LLP. Explore how a business valuator arrives at an opinion regarding the value of an ownership interest in a company. Examine the reporting standards followed in Canada, discuss common valuation approaches, and learn how the valuation report is organized and delivered to the reader. Explore qualitative considerations and identify common mistakes. You may also be interested in……

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Estate Planning Considerations Part 1: Before Death – Webinar

November 17 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$125

About Faculty About Date: November 17, 2020 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price:  $125 + GST (Save $55 when combined with Estate Planning Considerations Part 2: After Death – Webinar) This program is being offered in collaboration with MNP LLP.  Estate planning is much more than drafting a Will. This session will help you identify pre-mortem tax planning issues for your clients, including common pitfalls and opportunities. Before death (pre-mortem) planning includes tax and estate planning in order to minimize overall tax on…

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Estate Planning Considerations Part 2: After Death – Webinar

November 24 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$125

About Faculty About Date: November 24, 2020 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price:  $125 + GST (Save $55 when combined with Estate Planning Considerations Part 1: Before Death – Webinar) This program is being offered in collaboration with MNP LLP. After death (post-mortem) estate planning will discuss both the compliance for effective estate administration and the tax planning considerations in the administration of an estate.  This session will discuss the inherent double / triple tax on death when owning private company shares and…

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December 2020

Preventing Fraud and Disputes in Contracts and Agreements – Webinar

December 1 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$125

About Faculty About Date: December 1, 2020 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price:  $125 + GST This program is being offered in collaboration with MNP LLP. Learn how accountants and finance professionals view due diligence, drafting agreements, and contractual compliance. Errors and omissions can easily contribute to disputes and litigation. Explore a series of real-life examples to see what went wrong and how issues could have been avoided. The devil is in the details! Faculty Presenter Lisa Majeau Gordon, FCPA, FCA, CA-IFA,…

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Independent Legal Advice – Adjusting the Duty of Care to Different Transactions – Webinar

December 7 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$125

About Faculty About Date: December 7, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price: $125 + GST The duty of care fluctuates from transaction to transaction when giving independent legal advice. One size does not fit all. Learn how to identify and set the obligation, and how to fix the commensurate fee. Explore how to sue lawyers who get it wrong. Faculty Presenter John E.S. Poyser, The Wealth & Estate Law Group

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Business Fundamentals for Lawyers Part 4: Business Continuity Planning and Digital Transformation – Webinar

December 9 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$125

About Faculty About Date:  December 9, 2020 Time:  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Price:  $125 + GST This program is being offered in collaboration with MNP LLP. Understand what a firm needs to do to prevent possible disruptions to business, how to recover in the event of a disruption, and the role technology plays in this. You may also be interested in… Business Fundamentals for Lawyers Part 2: Financial Statement Analysis Business Fundamentals for Lawyers Part 3: Introduction to Business Valuations   Faculty…

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January 2021

Due Diligence in M&A Transactions – Webinar

January 21, 2021 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm
$95

About Faculty About Date: January 21, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM– 1:00 PM Price:  $95 + GST   More details coming soon. Faculty Presenter Sam Khajeei, Nerland Lindsey LLP

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Board Governance for Not-for-Profit Organizations 4-Day Series – Webinar

January 26, 2021 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm
$345

About Faculty Agenda About Dates: Day 1 –  January 26, 2021 Day 2 – February 2, 2021 Day 3 – February 9, 2021 Day 4 – February 19, 2021 Time: 12:00 PM–1:30 PM (each day) Price: $345 + GST Understand different board governance models; explore directors’ responsibilities and potential liabilities. Examine how to effectively serve on a board of directors and advise clients. This program consists of 4 lunchtime sessions which take place once a week for 4 weeks. Hear from our experienced…

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February 2021

Board Governance for Not-for-Profit Organizations 4-Day Series – Webinar

February 2, 2021 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm

About Faculty Agenda About This program consists of 4 lunchtime sessions which take place once a week for 4 weeks. Hear from our experienced faculty on the following topics: Day 1 – Governance Models & Approaches (January 26, 2021) Day 2 – Advising Boards & Serving on Boards (February 2, 2021) Day 3 – Dealing with Conflict and Dysfunction on Boards (February 9, 2021) Day 4 – Panel Roundtable Discussion and Q&A (February 19, 2021) Registration in this program includes…

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Board Governance for Not-for-Profit Organizations 4-Day Series – Webinar

February 9, 2021 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm

About Faculty Agenda About This program consists of 4 lunchtime sessions which take place once a week for 4 weeks. Hear from our experienced faculty on the following topics: Day 1 – Governance Models & Approaches (January 26, 2021) Day 2 – Advising Boards & Serving on Boards (February 2, 2021) Day 3 – Dealing with Conflict and Dysfunction on Boards (February 9, 2021) Day 4 – Panel Roundtable Discussion and Q&A (February 19, 2021) Registration in this program includes…

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Board Governance for Not-for-Profit Organizations 4-Day Series – Webinar

February 19, 2021 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm

About Faculty Agenda About This program consists of 4 lunchtime sessions which take place once a week for 4 weeks. Hear from our experienced faculty on the following topics: Day 1 – Governance Models & Approaches (January 26, 2021) Day 2 – Advising Boards & Serving on Boards (February 2, 2021) Day 3 – Dealing with Conflict and Dysfunction on Boards (February 9, 2021) Day 4 – Panel Roundtable Discussion and Q&A (February 19, 2021) Registration in this program includes…

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Labour & Employment Update 2021 Part 1 – Webinar

February 23, 2021 | 12:00 pm3:30 pm
$195

About Faculty About Date: February 23, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 3:30 PM Price: $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Labour & Employment Update 2021 Part 2 – Webinar)   More details coming soon. Faculty Chair Teresa Haykowsky, McLennan Ross LLP Presenter More details coming soon.

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March 2021

Labour & Employment Update 2021 Part 2 – Webinar

March 9, 2021 | 12:00 pm3:30 pm
$195

About Faculty About Date: March 9, 2021 Time:  12:00 PM – 3:30 PM Price: $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Labour & Employment Update 2021 Part 1 – Webinar)   More details coming soon. Faculty Chair Teresa Haykowsky, McLennan Ross LLP Presenter More details coming soon.

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Seminars on Demand

Seminar on Demand - The Income Tax Act: Drafting Considerations for Section 85 Rollovers
Seminar on Demand - Purchase and Sale of Shares
Seminar on Demand - Tax Tips and Traps: Charting a Path during the Sale of Business Assets
Seminar on Demand - How and When You Can Fix Mistakes: Rectification, Rescission, and Other Tools
Seminar on Demand - An Introduction to Tax-Deferred Share Exchanges and Section 51
Seminar on Demand - An Introduction to the Tax Court of Canada
Seminar on Demand - The Income Tax Act: Section 86 in Practice
Seminar on Demand - Intellectual Property Law for Non-IP Lawyers
Seminar on Demand - Effective Legal Support: Corporate Law & Commercial Law
Seminar on Demand - Indigenous Law Conference

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Publications

Business Law Fundamentals (Electronic Format)
Business Law Fundamentals (Hardcopy & Electronic Format)
Alberta Labour Relations Board Reports
Alberta Labour Relations Code Practitioner’s Manual

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Program Papers

Seminar on Demand - The Income Tax Act: Section 86 in Practice
The Corporate Divorce: Where Corporate Law and Family Law Collide
Seminar on Demand - The Income Tax Act: Drafting Considerations for Section 85 Rollovers
Indigenous Businesses: Developing Successful Business Structures for and with Indigenous Communities
Seminar on Demand - Purchase and Sale of Shares
An Introduction to Tax-Deferred Share Exchanges and Section 51
Seminar on Demand - Tax Tips and Traps: Charting a Path during the Sale of Business Assets
The Income Tax Act: Section 86 in Practice
Seminar on Demand - How and When You Can Fix Mistakes: Rectification, Rescission, and Other Tools
The Income Tax Act: Drafting Considerations for Section 85 Rollovers

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Complimentary Resources

Current Trends in Corporate Practice and Procedures
Bibliography - Intellectual Property Law Updated (2011)
Resources Revealed
Ethics and the Business of Law
Corporate Drafting: Share Structure Supplement to Presentation Materials

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