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  • Board dysfunction may operate at different levels and be multifactorial. Sources of such dysfunction may be systemic to the organization, the result of human behaviours, or a combination of both. This paper identifies potential causes of board dysfunction and offers some suggestions for addressing the problems. This paper was presented at LESA’s Board Governance for Not-for-Profit Organizations webinar on February 9, 2021.
  • Lawyers, like other professionals, are often asked to participate on non-profit boards, which often involves providing that board with the presumed legal skills and legal guidance for board governance. This paper examines legal and governance structures of not-for-profit organizations. It further explores legal duties and obligations, potential liability (and how to avoid it), and key considerations for bylaws. This paper was presented at LESA’s Board Governance for Not-for-Profit Organizations webinar on February 2, 2021.
  • Explore the fundamentals of business for lawyers. Topics include an introduction to financial statements, financial statement analysis, business valuations, and business continuity planning. This four-part on-demand series was originally broadcasted as webinars between October – December, 2020. Each session is approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes. Each part in this series is also available for individual purchase.
  • The Alberta Business Law Practice Manual is a comprehensive resource designed for business lawyers in Alberta. Whether you practice in corporate law, intellectual property law, oil and gas law, or commercial litigation, this manual provides essential information and precedents for any business law practitioner.
  • Topics include triaging debt cases for insolvency risk, Alberta's new Quickpay System for construction payments, and prompt payment and adjudication. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on May 12, 2021. Total running time is 2 hours, 28 min.
  • Review updates to employment law and recent amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act with seasoned faculty. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on March 9, 2021. Total running time is 3 hours, 46 minutes.
  • Explore an update on human rights. Consider potential future implications on workplace safety, employer rights, disability, and more arising from the current global pandemic. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on February 23, 2021. Total running time is 3 hours, 21 minutes.
  • Understand different board governance models and explore directors’ responsibilities and potential liabilities. Examine how to effectively serve on a board of directors and advise clients. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a 4-part webinar series in January and February, 2021. This on-demand product includes recordings from all four days. Combined running time is 5 hours, 30 minutes.
  • Learn how accountants and finance professionals view due diligence, drafting agreements, and contractual compliance. Errors and omissions can easily contribute to disputes and litigation. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on February 3, 2021. Total running time is 58 minutes.
  • Explore essential aspects of the due diligence process applicable to an asset purchase or share purchase transaction. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on January 21, 2021. Total running time is 55 minutes.
  • The duty of care fluctuates from transaction to transaction when giving independent legal advice. Learn how to identify and set the obligation, and how to fix the commensurate fee. Explore how to sue lawyers who get it wrong. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on December 7, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour, 22 minutes.
  • 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. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar as part of our Business Fundamentals for Lawyers series on December 9, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour, 21 minutes.