Litigation

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  • Webinar on Demand – Preventing Fraud and Disputes in Contracts and Agreements

    $125.00

    PreventFraudinContracts

    Original Date: February 3, 2021

    Price: $125 + GST

    Presenters: Lisa Majeau Gordon, FCPA, FCA, CA-IFA, CFE, CFF, MNP LLP; and Christine Monterrosa, CPA, CFE, MNP LLP

     

     

     

    Learn how accountants and finance professionals view due diligence, drafting agreements, and contractual compliance. Errors and omissions can easily contribute to disputes and litigation. Explore a series of real-life examples to see what went wrong and how issues could have been avoided. The devil is in the details!

    This Webinar on Demand will explore 4 key stages during the lifecycle of an agreement where an accounting perspective can complement a legal review:

    Selecting Your Vendor/Contractor

    Common Issues:

    • Due diligence on parties to a contract
    • Due diligence of financial statements
    • Due Diligence of pro forma financial statements or projections

    Drafting Your Agreements

    Common Issues:

    • Accounting terminology
    • Contract language
    • Availability of records and the Right to Audit clause
    • Tenders

    Financial Management and Reporting

    Common Issues:

    • Financial management
    • Continuous monitoring

    Contract Compliance

    Common Issues:

    • Non-compliance
      • Non-compliance that goes unnoticed
      • Intentional non-compliance through mischarging schemes
    • Refusal to provide records
    • Outdated contracts

    Total Running Time: 0 hours, 58 minutes


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    If multiple lawyers or staff members in your firm would like to purchase this Webinar on Demand or Webinar on Demand series, please contact [email protected] for pricing.

    Please note: The views and opinions of the presenters are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Legal Education Society of Alberta.

  • Webinar on Demand – Rules of Court 2020 Part 1

    $195.00

    Original Date: November 4, 2020

    Price: $195 + GST (Save $45 when combined with Webinar on Demand – Rules of Court 2020 Part 2)

    Chair: Darren J. Reed, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

    Presenters: Gunnar Benediktsson, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP; Kelly Osaka, Dentons Canada LLP; and Cassandra Sutter, Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP

     

     

    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 use of expert witnesses, and the rules relating to experts, in both the pre-trial and trial context
    • The “drop dead” rule and dismissal for long delay

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    If multiple lawyers or staff members in your firm would like to purchase this Webinar on Demand or Webinar on Demand series, please contact [email protected] for pricing.

    Please note: The views and opinions of the presenters are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Legal Education Society of Alberta. While we do our best to ensure quality, technology is not always 100% reliable. This recording contains a minor audio glitch. 

  • Webinar on Demand – Rules of Court 2020 Part 2

    $195.00

    Original Date: November 5, 2020

    Price: $195 + GST  (Save $45 when combined with Webinar on Demand – Rules of Court 2020 Part 1)

    Chair: Darren J. Reed, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

    Presenters: Justice Robert A. Graesser, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta; and Ryan P. Krushelnitzky, Field LLP

     

    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 and summary judgment (with members of the Court of Queen’s Bench, including when and how to use these tools effectively)
    • Service ex juris, jurisdiction applications, and the rules relating to jurisdiction
    • Rules of Court round up

     


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    Please note: The views and opinions of the presenters are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Legal Education Society of Alberta.

  • Webinar on Demand – To See or Not to See: The Impact of Without Prejudice Offers to Settle on Future Costs Awards

    $95.00

    Original Date: November 19, 2020

    Price: $95 + GST

    Presenter: Alexander Yiu, Ackroyd LLP

     

     

     

    At various points in the litigation process, clients often want to try to settle the dispute. Different situations may call for different solutions. Before embarking on a particular settlement path, lawyers should understand and consider the potential downstream effects of these efforts. Explore costs consequences of without prejudice offers to settle and Calderbank offers, as well as consider the possible repercussions of recent amendments to the Rules of Court.

     


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    Please note: The views and opinions of the presenters are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Legal Education Society of Alberta.

  • What is the Difference between a Case Management Officer (Court of Appeal) and Case Management Counsel (Queen’s Bench)?

    $45.00

    This paper provides a very concise and detailed comparison of the mandate and duties of the case management officer and case management counsel. Details include what a case management officer can do for you and the top tips for successfully navigating Court of Appeal procedure.

    Added Bonus: Audio File 

    This paper was presented at the 47th Annual Refresher – Civil Litigation seminar in April 2014. Papers presented at the Civil Refresher are available individually or as a bundle for $395 (with audio).

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  • When is a Disbursement for an Expert Report Reasonable?

    $45.00

    This paper looks at the strategic selection of experts so as to maximize the likelihood of recovering the disbursement paid for the expert services. The author reviews the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench decision Meehan v. Holt and speculates about the state of the law. He identifies several factors for counsel to consider before retaining an expert, such as think carefully about whether you really need an expert, avoid duplicity of experts, carefully instruct your expert, and obtain detailed bills and accounts. Ultimately, he concludes that although it is wise to be cautious when incurring expenditures, the best option is to keep open the lines of communications .

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at the Personal Injury and Insurance Update seminar held in May 2012.

    Length: 15 Pages

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  • Working with Owners of Large Construction Projects: Tips and Strategies for Successful Outcomes

    $35.00

    This author, representing a major pipeline company, discusses some of the issues that arise during construction contract negotiations and dispute resolution from the perspective of owners of large construction projects. The author specifically addresses those issues that arise during contract performance, including the release of holdback bonds, satisfying the math element of substantial performance, and getting help from owners in dealing with defaulting contractors.

    This paper was presented at LESA’s Construction Law program offered in February 2015.

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