Capacity Issues in Commercial Matters

Capacity issues can arise in corporate and commercial settings as clients may, among other things, seek to sell or reorganize a business when faced with health challenges.

This webinar will address capacity concerns that a commercial lawyer may encounter, including:

  • Is a commercial lawyer under any obligation to assess their client’s capacity?
  • What is the applicable capacity test if a client is selling a substantial asset, settling a trust, or entering a corporate freeze?
  • What is the applicable capacity necessary to serve and vote as a director, or vote as a shareholder?
  • When should a commercial lawyer bring in a doctor to assess capacity and how should the lawyer instruct them?
  • What are a lawyer’s obligations if a client is gradually losing capacity while a transaction or series of transactions is underway?
Program Details

Date: September 12, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Early Bird Price: $285 + GST

Early bird pricing expires on August 12, 2023.

Faculty

Chair: John E.S. Poyser,  The Wealth & Estate Law Group 

Presenters:

Stephanie A. Campbell, Dentons Canada LLP
Jeffrey R. Fixsen, Duncan Craig LLP
Dr. Kenneth Shulman, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

How to Register

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