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  • Western Torrens Conveyancing Protocol

    $45.00

    This paper serves as a reference for when, why, and how to use the Western Torrens Conveyancing Protocol (the “Protocol”). After providing some background information on the Protocol, it outlines situations when the Protocol can be used in a real estate transaction. This paper also provides a brief overview of how to close a transaction using the Protocol, and what to do if something goes wrong. It also provides some additional pointers on various aspects of a real estate transaction closing under the Protocol, including converting to a Protocol closing after submission for registration, closing date release issues, and a comparison of the Protocol vs. title insurance. This paper also includes a sample trust letter that includes trust conditions for closing using the Protocol.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Real Estate Essentials seminar held in Edmonton on March 10, 2017 and in Calgary on March 17, 2017.

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  • What Are Some of the Available Technologies My Learned Friends and Competitors Use?

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    This paper provides valuable tips about the benefits of using technology in your real estate practice. The author itemizes and describes some of the IT tools available to real estate practitioners that are designed to help maintain a competitive and competent practice of law.

    This paper was drawn from materials presented at the 45th Annual Refresher Course – Real Estate seminar held in May 2012.

    Length: 6 Pages

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  • What Do You Do When a Client in Custody Calls?

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    This paper offers suggestions for what to do when receiving an unexpected call from a client in custody. Points discussed include addressing privacy considerations, responding to a client with special needs, speaking to the arresting officer, explaining the right to silence to a detained client, and dealing with release.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Criminal Procedure Fundamentals program in Calgary on September 21, 2018 and in Edmonton on September 28, 2018.

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  • What is a Security?

    $25.00
    This paper provides a general overview of securities to help readers develop a basic understanding of the concept of a security. While there are many types of securities, the author focuses on the most common types: equity securities, debt securities, and convertible securities. These three types of securities are briefly described, and examples to help illustrate what a security is and what a security does are provided. 
     
    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Securities Law for Legal Support Staff seminar in Calgary on January 7, 2016. 
     
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  • What We Do – Valuing Business Interests and Other Considerations in Matrimonial Property Division

    $55.00

    This paper guides the reader through the process of preparing and completing a Matrimonial Property Statement. With thorough explanations and examples of various forms, this paper provides excellent tips for family and non-family law lawyers. Precedent forms are included.

    This paper was presented at the Matrimonial Property Law for Wills & Estates Practitioners in February 2013.

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  • What’s in a Name? Trademarks and How They Affect Brand Strategy

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    This paper considers how clients can preserve their intangible assets and take advantage of valuable intellectual property rights. It first reviews the basics of trademark law, and then discusses some more complex areas of brand protection. Topics discussed include registered vs. unregistered trademarks, terms and scope of marks, the registration process, ownership issues, and changes to trademark legislation coming into force in June 2019.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Intellectual Property Law for Non-IP Lawyers program in Edmonton on February 5, 2019 and in Calgary on February 12, 2019.

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  • What’s Left to Dispute? A Review of Exclusion Clauses, Liability Caps, and Sole Remedy Clauses

    $55.00

    This paper considers the law surrounding the interpretation of exclusion, limitation of liability, and sole remedy clauses, and addresses the impact of these clauses on dispute resolution. It discusses the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Tercon Contractors Ltd v British Columbia, 2010 SCC 4, and in particular, the 3-step analytical approach for determining the applicability of exclusion clauses, introduced in that decision. It also provides practical advice for drafting contracts.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Business Disputes program in Lake Louise on May 5, 2018.

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  • When 50/50 Doesn’t Cut It: A Case Law Review of Section 8 Factors Under the Matrimonial Property Act (Alberta)

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    This paper discusses unequal division of matrimonial property using s 8 factors under the Matrimonial Property Act. It first highlights the applicable legislative provisions, and then examines the key principles for division of matrimonial property using s 8 factors that arise from recent Alberta case law.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Family Law 25 program in Edmonton on March 7, 2018 and in Calgary on March 14, 2018.

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  • When is a Deal a Deal?

    $65.00

    This paper examines the enforceability of agreements made in various family law situations, specifically agreements made in mediation, through letters between counsel, at four-way meetings, and at non-binding JDRs. The author also provides practical advice on how to avoid litigation to enforce agreements.

    This paper was presented at the Matrimonial Property Issues Seminar in November 2013.

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  • When is a Disbursement for an Expert Report Reasonable?

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    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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  • When is a Limitation Period Really a Limitation Period?

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    This paper was presented at the Wills & Estates’ 44th Annual Refresher Course held in May 2011.

    The paper discusses when a limitation period under the Limitations Act will not be applicable in the context of claims by and against a deceased’s estate.

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  • When to Call a Mentor: Tips for Wills and Estates Practitioners

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    This paper was presented at the Wills & Estates’ 44th Annual Refresher Course held in May 2011.

    The paper provides a few practical tips related to the steps a lawyer dealing with a wills and estates case should take in order to minimize the consequences of litigation.

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