Understanding Financial Statements – Accounting for Lawyers (Calgary)

MNP Calgary Offices 1500, 640 - 5th Avenue SW, Calgary

Learn to read and understand company financial statements. Gain basic financial literacy, perform ratio analysis to evaluate the health of a business, uncover variable amounts that are subject to management discretion, and learn what further questions you must ask to fully understand the story behind the numbers. View the brochure. Regular Price: $125 + GST …

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Free – $125

Introduction to Business Valuations – Accounting for Lawyers (Edmonton)

MNP Edmonton Offices 1500, 10235 101St N.W., Edmonton

Learn how a business valuator arrives at an opinion regarding the value of an ownership interest in a company. We will examine the reporting standards followed in Canada, common valuation approaches, and how the valuation report is organized and delivered to the reader. We will also explore qualitative considerations and common mistakes to watch for

Free – $125

Introduction to Business Valuations – Accounting for Lawyers (Calgary)

MNP Calgary Offices 1500, 640 - 5th Avenue SW, Calgary

Learn how a business valuator arrives at an opinion regarding the value of an ownership interest in a company. We will examine the reporting standards followed in Canada, common valuation approaches, and how the valuation report is organized and delivered to the reader. We will also explore qualitative considerations and common mistakes to watch for.

Free – $125

Tax Planning: Matrimonial Asset Division – Accounting for Lawyers (Edmonton)

MNP Edmonton Offices 1500, 10235 101St N.W., Edmonton

Learn the tax planning opportunities available for matrimonial asset divisions, including the related person butterfly to split up a private corporation. Review tax issues affecting different types of matrimonial asset divisions, including the impact of the new TOSI (Tax on Split Income) regime. View the brochure. Regular Price: $125 + GST There are 3 other …

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Free – $125

Alternative Dispute Resolution (Calgary)

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre 1000 Glenmore Court SE, Calgary

With increased pressure on courts, lawyers seeking quick resolution of disputes must consider alternative ways of resolving them. Revisit the theories of various forms of ADR and develop strategies to enhance your use of them.

$296.25 – $445

Advanced Civil Litigation for Paralegals (Calgary)

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre 1000 Glenmore Court SE, Calgary

Explore topics for experienced paralegals, including organizing and managing complex litigation files.

$258.75 – $395.00

Tax Planning: Matrimonial Asset Division – Accounting for Lawyers (Calgary)

MNP Calgary Offices 1500, 640 - 5th Avenue SW, Calgary

Learn the tax planning opportunities available for matrimonial asset divisions, including the related person butterfly to split up a private corporation. Review tax issues affecting different types of matrimonial asset divisions, including the impact of the new TOSI (Tax on Split Income) regime. View the brochure. Regular Price: $125 + GST There are 3 other …

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Free – $125

Alternative Dispute Resolution (Edmonton)

Aspen Conference Centre 4th floor, 10104 - 103 Avenue, Edmonton

With increased pressure on courts, lawyers seeking quick resolution of disputes must consider alternative ways of resolving them. Revisit the theories of various forms of ADR and develop strategies to enhance your use of them.

$296.25 – $445

Tax Planning: Pre and Post-Mortem – Accounting for Lawyers (Edmonton)

MNP Edmonton Offices 1500, 10235 101St N.W., Edmonton

Estate planning is so much more than drafting a Will.  In this course, you will learn pre- and post-mortem tax planning issues for your clients, including common pitfalls and opportunities. Pre-mortem planning helps in drafting the Will with a goal to ensure that the estate will be as tax efficient as possible, while the post-mortem planning can ensure effective administration of the estate.  This course will also provide some planning considerations regarding TOSI (Tax On Split Income).

Free – $125

Tax Planning: Pre and Post-Mortem – Accounting for Lawyers (Calgary)

MNP Calgary Offices 1500, 640 - 5th Avenue SW, Calgary

Estate planning is so much more than drafting a Will.  In this course, you will learn pre- and post-mortem tax planning issues for your clients, including common pitfalls and opportunities. Pre-mortem planning helps in drafting the Will with a goal to ensure that the estate will be as tax efficient as possible, while the post-mortem planning can ensure effective administration of the estate.  This course will also provide some planning considerations regarding TOSI (Tax On Split Income).

Free – $125

Commercial Real Estate for Legal Support Staff (Edmonton)

Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre 11727 Kingsway NW, Edmonton

Explore common issues in commercial real estate and commercial leasing, including review of the agreement, due diligence and searches, closing, and reporting.

$258.75 – $395

Family Law Trial Fundamentals (Edmonton)

Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre 11727 Kingsway NW, Edmonton

Review family law trial fundamentals and develop the confidence to run a family law trial from commencement, to trial book preparation, to trial conduct.

$296.25 – $445.00

Dealing with Difficult Conversations (Calgary)

Holiday Inn & Suites Calgary South - Conference Centre 8360 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary

Develop strategies and key skills for turning tough conversations, often experienced in the legal profession, into more effective ones. Learn practical techniques for managing emotionally charged situations and moving in a productive direction, even when there is disagreement. Employ a process that will leave you feeling more comfortable and equipped to manage your difficult conversations.

$198.75 – $295

POSTPONED Commercial Real Estate for Legal Support Staff (Calgary)

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre 1000 Glenmore Court SE, Calgary

Explore common issues in commercial real estate and commercial leasing, including review of the agreement, due diligence and searches, closing, and reporting.

$258.75 – $395.00

POSTPONED Dealing with Difficult Conversations (Edmonton)

Aspen Conference Centre 4th floor, 10104 - 103 Avenue, Edmonton

Develop strategies and key skills for turning tough conversations, often experienced in the legal profession, into more effective ones. Learn practical techniques for managing emotionally charged situations and moving in a productive direction, even when there is disagreement. Employ a process that will leave you feeling more comfortable and equipped to manage your difficult conversations.

$198.75 – $295

Issues to Watch Out for in Residential Real Estate Transactions – Webinar

Date: May 5, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: Jeffrey V. Kahane         Explore frequent issues in residential real estate. Discuss how to avoid problems and liabilities in acting for a buyer or seller in residential real estate transactions. Please note: the email address used …

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$29.00

AISH Update – Webinar

Date: May 6, 2020 Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: Gordon P. VanderLeek       Review the basic principles and benefits of the AISH program. Discuss the legislative history of the exemption of trusts from asset calculations and how AISH treats various sources of income. Consider some …

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$29.00

Managing Civil Litigation Matters During COVID-19 – Webinar

Date: May 12, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Co-Presenters: Andrew P. Wilson and Kaila Eadie       Discuss the practical aspects of litigation and dispute resolution during this period of social distancing.  Topics will include the impact on procedure of various Court and Ministerial decisions, tips and …

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$29.00

COVID-19 Case Law: Family Law in the Age of the Coronavirus – Webinar

Date: May 13, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: John-Paul E. Boyd QC       Discuss the case law accumulating across Canada on family law disputes and the COVID-19 pandemic. Examine the five leading cases in detail, the general principles emerging from the case law, …

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$29.00

Remote Resolution: Addressing Applications that Aren’t Urgent – Webinar

Date: May 20, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: John-Paul E. Boyd QC     Explore dispute resolution options for interim applications that cannot be heard by the courts. Discuss the intersection of alternative dispute resolution and cases being litigated, and how best to prepare yourself and your …

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$29

Capacity 101 – Webinar

Date: May 21, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: Dr. Irene Liu This webinar will provide an introduction to fundamental concepts of decision-making capacity, including definitions, guiding principles, common capacity issues, and practical tips for lawyers.   Please note: Registrations will close two hours before the webinar …

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$29

Employment Law Primer – Webinar

Date: May 26, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: Roger S. Hofer QC, Neuman Thompson     Gain insight into the legal foundations and basic principles of employment law. Discuss some of the key issues and concepts that frequently come up in employment matters, including in the context of …

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$29

Amendments to the Divorce Act: Understanding Parenting and Relocation – Webinar

Date: June 3, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: John-Paul E. Boyd QC, John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers     Significant changes to the Divorce Act will come into effect on July 1, 2020 that will change how the legislation deals with parenting after separation, relocation, and …

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$29

How to Make it Past the First Cut: What Recruiters and Employers are Looking For

Date: June 5, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price: Complimentary Presenter: Alison Bennett, The Counsel Network Explore employment tips and walk away with a greater awareness of what law firms and/or in-house employers are looking for when hiring.   Registrations for this program will close at 4:30 PM on June 4th.         …

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Free

Drafting Effective Memos – Webinar

Date: June 8, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: Douglas H. Peterson, Douglas H. Peterson Professional Corporation       Whether we like it or not, the legal memorandum remains a staple in small and large law firms alike. Oftentimes tedious and uninspiring, sometimes painful and infuriating - …

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The Expanding Meaning of “Other Cause”: Support Entitlements of Adult Children – Webinar

Date: June 10, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: John-Paul E. Boyd QC, John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers     Child support for adult children was once limited to cases involving ill or disabled children and those attending full-time post-secondary education. Those limits have been steadily eroded …

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Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act Accounting – Webinar

Date: June 11, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM–10:00 AM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Presenter: Gordon P. VanderLeek, VanderLeek Law     In this session, we will examine the rules under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act and the regulations relating to applications for a review of accounts. Review the statutory and fiduciary obligations …

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$29

Opening Your Own Shop: What you Need to Know Before Hanging Your Shingle

Date: June 12, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price: Complimentary Presenter: Donna Moore, Law Society of Alberta Dive into the key steps, considerations, and requirements for setting up your own practice.         Registrations for this program will close at 10:00AM on July 12.         The LESA team is excited …

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Free

Cybersecurity for Lawyers – Webinar

Date: June 15, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $29 + GST Co-Presenters: Elizabeth Aspinall and Nathan Lee Identify the risks and benefits associated with the use of technology in your practice. Explore the changes to the Law Society of Alberta's Code of Conduct addressing technological competence. Consider cybersecurity issues and walk …

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$29.00

Financial Statement Shenanigans – Webinar

Date: July 14, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM Price: $95 + GST  $49 + GST Co-Presenters: Spencer Ord, MBA, CPA, CA, CBV, CFF, National Deputy Leader, Disputes, Deloitte LLP and Richa Bhagrath, CBV, Senior Manager, Valuations & Modelling at Deloitte LLP   Attend this webinar to learn how to identify irregularities in financial statements. Gain a better understanding …

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$49.00

Tax for Family Law Lawyers Part 1: Tax Concepts and Planning – Webinar

Date: July 21, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:15 PM Price: $95 + GST  $49 + GST Co-Presenters: Ken Proudman, Barr Picard Law and Darryl R. Antel, Felesky Flynn LLP     Learn about basic tax concepts, how the Income Tax Act classifies different sources of income in order to identify when an asset should be discounted for tax, …

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$49.00

Tax for Family Law Lawyers Part 2: Benefit and Credit Update – Webinar

Date: July 28, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM–1:15 PM Price: $95 + GST  $49 + GST Co-Presenters: Ken Proudman, Barr Picard Law and Radhika Gauthier, CPA, CA, Gauthier Professional Corporation   Review tax deductions, benefits, amounts, and credits as they relate to family law, with particular focus on support and legal fee deductions, child care expenses, and the …

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$49.00

IP Issues for Non-IP Lawyers: Understanding Your Client’s Intellectual Property and What to Do About It – Webinar

This event has passed. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand. Click here to purchase the recording so you can watch and learn at your convenience. Presenter: Christine E. Hicks, Hicks Intellectual Property Law     Whether your client is a large energy company actively involved in research and development, a start-up microbrewery, …

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$89

Re-thinking Advance Medical Care Planning: The Evolving Collaboration Between Doctors and Lawyers – Webinar

This event has passed. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand. Click here to purchase the recording so you can watch and learn at your convenience. Presenter: Dr. Daren K. Heyland, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Queen's University and critical care doctor, Kingston Health Sciences Centre     Discuss the role …

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$89.00

Dealing with Difficult Conversations – Webinar

This event has passed. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand. Click here to purchase the recording so you can watch and learn at your convenience. Presenter: Karmen Masson, LL.B., CEC, Karmen Masson, Professional Coaching + Consulting       Dealing with Difficult Conversations is a 1.5 hour presentation that will deliver strategies …

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$195

Commercial Real Estate: Leasing

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise

About Faculty Accommodations Agenda About This event has passed. The recordings will soon be available as mini Seminars on Demand, with an anticipated release date in mid-November. Sign-up for our LESA E-List to be notified when the recordings become available. Date: October 23, 2020 Time:  9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Price:  $445 + GST (Save $90 when combined …

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Free – $445

Residential Real Estate: Avoiding Problems that Lead to Conflict & Liability

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise

About Faculty Accommodations Agenda About This event has passed. The recordings will soon be available as mini Seminars on Demand, with an anticipated release date in mid-November. Sign-up for our LESA E-List to be notified when the recordings become available. Date: October 24, 2020 Time:  9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Price:  $445 + GST (Save $90 when …

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Free – $445

Business Fundamentals for Lawyers Part 1: Introduction to Financial Statements – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand. Learn to read and understand company financial statements.  Gain basic financial literacy, learn the components of financial statements and how apply that knowledge to real life examples.  We will also review the various accounting frameworks and …

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$125

Corporate Law Fundamentals Day 1 and Day 2 – Webinar

About Faculty Agenda About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand.  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 & …

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$345

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

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand. 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 …

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$125

Rules of Court 2020 Part 1 – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand. Concrete knowledge of the Rules of Court is critical for every litigator. Revisit the “must-know” rules, consider recent judicial treatment of select rules, and discover practical tips for running effective litigation files. Topics Pleadings and discovery Effective …

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$195

Rules of Court 2020 Part 2 – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand.    Concrete knowledge of the Rules of Court is critical for every litigator. Revisit the “must-know” rules, consider recent judicial treatment of select rules, and discover practical tips for running effective litigation files. Topics Summary trials …

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$195

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

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand.   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 …

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$125

Estate Planning Considerations Part 1: Before Death – Webinar

About Faculty About This event occurred in the past. The recording is now available as a Webinar on Demand.  You may also be interested in the recording from Estate Planning Considerations Part 2: After Death. Click here to purchase the Webinar on Demand. Estate planning is much more than drafting a Will. This session will help you identify …

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$125
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