LESA’s Corporate/Commercial Refresher: Transactions and Litigation (Lake Louise)
May 2, 2024 – May 5, 2024$1,895.00
Topics will include:
- Solicitors and Litigators – Business Advisors, Scope, and Ethical Concerns
- Gain the Edge! ® Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers
- Carbon & ESG Disclosure Regulations
- Fraud Litigation
- ADR: Arbitration Clauses & More
- Litigation of USAs
- M&A issues for small and medium-sized businesses
- Oppression Remedies
- Agricultural Lending & Enforcement
- Bankruptcy & Insolvency Issues
- Streamlined Trials in Commercial Disputes
- PPSA Update
Receive 3 hours of negotiation training by Marty Latz – internationally recognized expert negotiator. This training is available to in-person attendees only; it will not be recorded nor available as an on-demand program after the conference. See the Negotiation Training tab above for more information.
Refresher conference registration does not include hotel accommodations.
*Please Note: Program formats and dates are subject to change. Prices are subject to GST. Early bird pricing ends on March 1, 2024.
If multiple lawyers or staff members from your firm would like to attend this program, please contact [email protected] for pricing. To receive discounted group pricing, you must contact us prior to the first registration from your firm.
Catherine Gerrits, Dunphy Best Blocksom LLP
Jeremiah Kowalchuk, Field Law
Dana Nowak, MLT Aikins LLP
Kirsty Sklar, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Prof. Bryce Tingle KC, University of Calgary, Faculty of Law
We wish to thank Justice Kevin Feth (ABCA) and Justice Darren J. Reed (ABKB) for their service as members of the Organizing Committee until the time of their appointments to their respective Courts.
Elizabeth Aspinall, Bennett Jones LLP
Paul Barbeau, McMillan LLP
Rick Billington KC, Billington Barristers
Justice Feasby, Court of King’s Bench
Prof. Anna Lund, University of Alberta
Bailey Rivard, MNP LLP
Denise Weeres, Alberta Securities Commission
Prof. Rod Wood, University of Alberta
Beth Younggren, Dunphy Best Blocksom LLP
Thursday, May 2, 2024
Conference Check-in and Presentations | 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Friday, May 3, 2024
Presentations | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday, May 4, 2024
Presentations | 9:30 am – 4:45 pm
Sunday, May 5, 2024
Presentations | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
*Note: Networking events dates/times to be announced
Author, International Speaker, Trainer
A respected and recognized voice in the negotiation space today, Marty Latz is an author, international speaker, and the founder of LATZ Negotiation. Since 1995, Latz has taught more than 100,000 lawyers and business professionals around the world how to negotiate more effectively – including in Hong Kong, London, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Prague, Brussels, Seoul and Bangkok. Mr. Latz received his law and negotiation training at Harvard Law School, where he graduated cum laude, and was a Teaching Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where one of his students was former President Barack Obama.
He also negotiated for The White House on the White House Advance Teams and was an Adjunct Professor of Negotiation at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University for ten years.
Author of Gain the Edge! Negotiating to Get What You Want and his latest book The Real Trump Deal: An Eye-Opening Look at How He Really Negotiates, Mr. Latz has appeared as a negotiation expert on CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, PBS and many more. He has been interviewed or written articles for Politico, Vanity Fair, USA Today and others. He has also written a monthly negotiation column for various newspapers since 1999. Latz received his law and negotiation training at Harvard Law School, where he graduated cum laude.
LESA has reserved a block of Fairmont standard rooms at the rate of $309 per night plus service charge, taxes, and parking. The service charge is $14 per person, per day and covers porterage, wifi, and housekeeping.
Triple and quadruple accommodation is available at an additional cost of $30 per person, per day. Children under the age of 18 years, sharing a room with their parent(s), may stay at no additional charge. Special room rates are in place for other room categories as well. *If the room block is sold out before April 2, 2024, the hotel will offer the next best available rate.
To reserve your room(s) please call 1.403.522.3511, option #1 and note the group name LESA Refresher 2024 to receive the special conference rate. Note: Hotel reservation does not include Refresher conference registration. To book your accommodations online, please click here.
Hotel Arrival and Departure
Check-in time is 4 PM. Check-out time is 12 PM. Cancellation and early departure fees are in effect; however, you can change or cancel your reservation or your departure date with no penalty up to 72 hours prior to 4 PM on the date of your reservation.
Parking for Hotel Guests
Self-parking costs $25 per day, per vehicle. Valet parking costs $45 per day (subject to change), per vehicle. Applicable taxes are extra.
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