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New Program Alert! Financial Statements: Learning to Swim
Put on your water wings and finally learn to read financial statements! Explore concepts and terminology foundational to understanding a business’s financial reports. No prior experience necessary. Program Details Date: October 4, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Location: Webinar (online) Price: $71.25 – $95.00 Faculty Kristin P. Gray CIRP, LIT, CPA, CA, ...
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Summer Sale: Business Law On-Demand Programs
Shop the LESA summer sale! From now until August 31, buy two on-demand programs, get one free. On-demand programs include the recording and materials from past live presentations at LESA programs. With hundreds of titles to choose from, all categorized by area of law, it’s never been easier to stay current ...
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New Program Alert | Employment Law Fundamentals
Having a solid foundation of employment law principles and understanding more recent changes in the law is important when advising clients, and within lawyers’ own practices and firms. This program will explore employment law practice foundations, including: The very basics of employment law Making and amending employment contracts Key employer ...
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New Program Alert | Franchise Terminations & Rescissions: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You (Webinar)
Lawyers representing franchisors or franchisees throughout the franchise lifecycle face potential risks of errors and omissions if they fail to advise their clients about their legal rights and responsibilities under the Franchises Act. In this webinar, solicitors and litigators will deepen their understanding of key statutory requirements and common contractual terms relating ...
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Investment Canada Act: Dissolution of Canadian Businesses Ordered
On May 24, 2024, the Government of Canada ordered the dissolution of Bluvec Technologies Inc. and Pegauni Technology Inc., following a national security review pursuant to the Investment Canada Act (the “ICA”). The ICA regulates direct investment by non-Canadians who acquire control of an existing Canadian business, or, who wish ...
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2024 Articling Student Survey
The Law Societies of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society are seeking feedback via survey on the training and mentorship that articling students are receiving. The survey will seek feedback on issues related to discrimination and/or harassment, and how to best prepare articling students for ...
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Just Announced: Fall 2024 Programs
LESA is pleased to announce several upcoming fall programs! Click here to sign up to the LESA Elist and emails by practice area and stay notified as new programs are added. New titles include: Practical Tips for a Successful Civil Litigation Practice (July 24) Family Maintenance and Support Claims: Testamentary ...
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PPSA Update – Amendments Coming June 1st
On June 1, 2024, major changes to secured transactions law and judgment enforcement law will come into effect. The changes to the Personal Property Security Act are the most extensive set of amendments since the coming into force of that Act in 1990, and are accompanied by corresponding amendments to ...
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