Program Materials

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  • “A Different Yardstick”: Measuring Damages in Employment Law

    $65.00

    Understanding how to anticipate and gauge damages is key for any practitioner in employment law. This paper provides an overview of the issues to consider in a damages assessment, including reasonable notice and valuation, economic factors, additional damages (punitive, exemplary, and aggravated), mitigation, the duty of honesty and good faith, and other causes of action. References to relevant case law are included throughout the paper.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Employment Law Fundamentals seminar in Edmonton on October 5, 2016 and in Calgary on October 13, 2016.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.     

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  • 10 Common Boilerplate Provisions That Should Be Considered in Every Agreement

    $45.00

    This paper addresses boilerplate provisions in contracts. It highlights 10 common boilerplate provisions, and discusses why to include or exclude them in an agreement. It also provides sample boilerplate clauses. The provisions discussed include: recitals and attachments; heading, articles, and sections; entire agreement; no waiver; severability; assignments; governing law; counterparts; time of essence; and notice.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Contract Review and Clause Negotiation seminar held in Edmonton on February 15, 2017 and in Calgary on February 23, 2017.

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  • 10 Things to Consider (and a Bunch of Random Quotes) When Making and Amending Employment Contracts

    $35.00

    This resource identifies 10 considerations for employment contracts, and provides supporting case citations for each. Items discussed include: offer and acceptance, crystallization of terms, terminating a contract, probationary periods, the Employment Standards Code, changing a contract, among others. 

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Employment Law Fundamentals seminar in Edmonton on October 5, 2016 and in Calgary on October 13, 2016.
     
    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.  

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  • 50th Annual Refresher – Audio Recordings and Program Materials

    $195.00

    LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher focuses on practice excellence. This program provides substantive legal content in the areas of civil litigation, family law, transactions, and wills and estates, and includes tips to strengthen your practice.

  • 50th Annual Refresher Program Materials

    $0.00$195.00

    LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher focused on practice excellence. This program provided substantive legal content in the areas of civil litigation, family law, real estate, business, and wills and estates, and included tips to strengthen your practice.

  • 50th Annual Refresher: Transactions Sessions – Audio Recordings and Program Materials

    $195.00

    This package contains audio recordings and program materials from the transactions sessions held at the 50th Annual Refresher. Listen to presenters and panel members discuss a range of business law topics relevant to solicitors, and follow along with their papers and presentation materials.

    This transactions package includes audio recordings and program materials from the following sessions:

    • Reviewing and Negotiating Non-Disclosure Agreements – Tips and Traps — Matt Anderson
    • Risky Business: A Look at the Allocation of Risk in Commercial Transactions — Carolyn A. Wright
    • Purchase Price Adjustments in Share and Asset Transactions — William K. Jenkins
    • Implications and Applications of the Supreme Court of Canada’s New Principle of Good Faith and Duty of Honesty in Contractual Performance — Prof. Shannon O’Byrne & Leanne C. Krawchuk

    These materials are part of a collection presented at LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher: Practice Excellence held in Lake Louise from May 7–9, 2017.

    These documents are electronic products in Adobe PDF format and MP3 format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download these products.

     

  • 7th Annual Law & Practice Update Program Materials

    $0.00$55.00

    This 2-day program provides updates on a full spectrum of substantive law and practice management topics tailored to solo and small firm practitioners. It covers a range of subjects in multiple areas of law, including wills and estates, business, real estate, family law, and more.

  • Accounting and Tax for Agriculture – How to get the Best Bang for Your Buck!

    $55.00

    This author provides insight into common accounting and tax principles that lawyers, acting as business advisors to agricultural operations, often apply to proactive planning. Some of the topics covered include drought deferral, restricted farm losses, tax planning opportunities, and death of a tax payer. Precedents attached.

    This paper was presented at the Family Farm Issues seminar in May 2014.

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  • Acting for the Lender in a Residential Real Estate Deal

    $45.00

    This paper was presented at the Real Estate Boot Camp seminar which was held in Edmonton on October 13, 2010 and in Calgary on October 20, 2010.

    This paper outlines the issues a lawyer faces when acting for a lender in a residential real estate deal. The paper is intended to provide a reference guide for day-to-day practice in order to better serve a lending client and avoid potential liability, including a discussion on mortgage fraud.

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  • ADR and Choice of Law Clauses in Online and Cloud Computing Agreements

    $55.00

    This paper, written by a prominent practitioner in the areas of technology, intellectual property and privacy, offers practical advice for drafters of online and cloud computing agreements.  He discusses the advantages of having an ADR clause in an internet-based agreement, why a jurisdiction-governing clause is important, and the limitations of those clauses. References included.

    You can also access this paper by purchasing the seminar on demand. Seminars on demand allow you to stream video recordings of seminar speakers and download papers as PDFs.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Technology Contracts seminar in September, 2015.

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  • Advising the Social Enterprise – Much Ado About Something

    $55.00

    This paper seeks to define the term “social enterprise” and goes on to address questions like these: what considerations arise in giving advice to charities and not-for-profit organizations involving social enterprise? How does social enterprise currently fit into our legal system? What are the issues for individuals wanting to set up a social enterprise? Includes a list of reference materials including cases and articles.

    This paper was presented at the Advising Charities, Not-for-Profits, and Social Enterprises Seminar in November 2013.

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  • An Overview of Common Business Structures

    $45.00

    This paper was presented at the Basic Corporate Procedures for Legal Support Staff seminar which was held in Edmonton on April 6, 2011 and Calgary on April 13, 2011.

    This paper provides a general overview of the common business structures a client may choose when deciding to start a business, including sole proprietorship, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, societies, Part IX companies and corporations. The paper discusses how these structures are created and maintained as well as particulars on the necessary filings and registrations.

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  • An Overview of Licensing

    $75.00
    Many considerations go into a licensing agreement. A well-drafted agreement must address all of the complexities inherent in the parties’ relationships and must anticipate all potential contingencies, providing a mechanism for dealing with them. 
     
    This 36-page paper covers a selection of common topics relating to licensing, including:  intellectual property due diligence, types of licensing arrangements, licensing grants and use restrictions, royalty provisions, risk allocation, term and termination, technology licenses, software licenses and related maintenance and support services, and ‘software as a service’ agreements.
    You can also access this paper by purchasing the seminar on demand. Seminars on demand allow you to stream video recordings of seminar speakers and download papers as PDFs.
     
    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Technology Contracts seminar in September, 2015.
    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.

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  • Arbitration for Unanimous Shareholder Agreement Disputes

    $35.00
    This paper reviews the general principles of arbitration and its application to unanimous shareholder disputes. It discusses confidentiality considerations in arbitration proceedings, and looks at expert determination versus arbitration, with suggested factors to consider when determining which process is best for a client. As well, potential upcoming arbitral statutory changes are highlighted in relation to arbitration for unanimous shareholder disputes. 

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Unanimous Shareholder Agreement Disputes seminar in Edmonton on April 6, 2016 and in Calgary on April 20, 2016.
     
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  • Assignments, Subleases, Wraparound Leases, and Non-Disturbance Agreements

    $55.00

    This paper addresses a number of topics related to commercial lease transfers, including the hybrid nature of leases, assignments, subleases, change of control, wrap-around leases, and non-disturbance agreements.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Commercial Leasing Challenges seminar in Edmonton on June 6, 2017 and in Calgary on June 8, 2017.

    This document is an electronic product in Adobe PDF format. Shortly after your purchase, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the complete PDF.   

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  • Attachment and Perfection, Proceeds, and Priority under Section 31 of the Personal Property Security

    $55.00

    This paper provides a detailed overview of the concepts of attachment and perfection with reference to the Personal Property Security Act and some practical pointers. A precedent Priority Agreement is attached.

    This paper was presented at the PPSA Basics seminar in March, 2014.

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