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Fundamentals and Practicalities of Frequently Recurring Commercial Contracts
Webinar | October 26, 2022
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Advising High-Growth Startup Companies
Edmonton | November 9, 2022
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Advising High-Growth Startup Companies
Livestream | November 9, 2022
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Business Corporations Act Amendments
Webinar | December 1, 2022
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PPSA: What Lawyers Need to Know
Webinar | January 24, 2023
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Commercial and Corporate Transactions for Legal Support Staff
Edmonton | February 9, 2023
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Commercial and Corporate Transactions for Legal Support Staff
Calgary | February 23, 2023
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What Non-IP Lawyers Need to Know About IP Law

Intellectual property law arises across many practice areas, but not all circumstances require a specialized IP lawyer. With the increasing prevalence of IP and technology in corporate transactions and litigation, issues relating to IP, such as patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyright and industrial designs, are becoming more common in many …

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New Benefit for LESA Library Subscribers: 50% Off On-Demand Programs

We are happy to announce a new benefit for subscribers of the LESA Library. Whether you subscribe to one, two, or all six core areas of law, we are pleased to offer you 50% off our entire collection of on-demand programs. What are On-Demand Programs? LESA’s on-demand programs are recordings …

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Alberta Revises the Title of its Superior Trial Court

With the passing of the late Queen Elizabeth II, we wish to express our deepest condolences to the Royal Family. Her Majesty dedicated over 70 years of her life to public service – the longest reigning Monarch in British history. As Head of the Commonwealth, Her Majesty was a much …

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Digging into Deleted or Lost Information: Digital Forensics

More and more cases rely on digital evidence. How can lawyers recover digital information from computers, mobile devices, and cloud sources in ways that will be accepted by the courts? How can they certify that the data is authentic? Collecting digital evidence in a secure manner, using sound forensic methodologies, …

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Evolving Relevance of Electronic Signatures Over “Wet” Signatures in Commercial Transactions

Electronic signatures are considered equal in weight to handwritten or “wet” signatures under Canadian law.[1] The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)[2] governs federal electronic transactions, with most provinces having implemented additional legislation governing provincial electronic transactions. Alberta’s Electronic Transactions Act (ETA)[3], British Columbia’s Electronic Transactions Act (ETA)[4], …

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What to Expect in Alberta Courts: Current COVID Landscape

In March of 2020, the full force of the global pandemic resulted in restricted access to all Canadian courthouses. With the shift to working remotely, lawyers began communicating with clients via email and video chat, and court proceedings were moved to Webex.[1] Reduced capacity was maintained in Alberta courtrooms into …

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“Lost Canadians” | Changes in Citizenship Law and Implications for Lawyers

Changes in citizenship law over the past decade have led to many people discovering that they are, in fact, Canadian citizens. The implications of these changes are far-reaching and have broad-based implications for lawyers – and not just for those who practice immigration law. Have you ever heard of the …

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Criminal Inadmissibility: Double-Punishment Sentences and Punishment without Charge

Criminal convictions can have dire consequences for temporary or permanent residents of Canada. LESA is pleased to announce a new webinar for criminal lawyers and for business immigration lawyers (or lawyers whose clients have business immigration issues), coming this fall. Topics This webinar will address: What criminal convictions make a …

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