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  • Explore the fundamentals of business for lawyers. Topics include an introduction to financial statements, financial statement analysis, business valuations, and business continuity planning. This four-part on-demand series was originally broadcasted as webinars between October – December, 2020. Each session is approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes. Each part in this series is also available for individual purchase.
  • Understand different board governance models and explore directors’ responsibilities and potential liabilities. Examine how to effectively serve on a board of directors and advise clients. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a 4-part webinar series in January and February, 2021. This on-demand product includes recordings from all four days. Combined running time is 5 hours, 30 minutes.
  • Learn how accountants and finance professionals view due diligence, drafting agreements, and contractual compliance. Errors and omissions can easily contribute to disputes and litigation. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on February 3, 2021. Total running time is 58 minutes.
  • Explore essential aspects of the due diligence process applicable to an asset purchase or share purchase transaction. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on January 21, 2021. Total running time is 55 minutes.
  • Understand what a firm needs to do to prevent possible disruptions to business, how to recover in the event of a disruption, and the role technology plays in this. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar as part of our Business Fundamentals for Lawyers series on December 9, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour, 21 minutes.
  • Unexpected issues can arise in seemingly straightforward real estate matters. Develop strategies to recognize common and less common pitfalls, identify points of potential conflict, and protect yourself from liability. Enhance your capacity to serve clients and move transactions along. This on-demand program was originally presented as an in-person program on October 24, 2020. Total running time is 5 hours, 34 minutes.
  • Explore how a business valuator arrives at an opinion regarding the value of an ownership interest in a company. Examine the reporting standards followed in Canada, discuss common valuation approaches, and learn how the valuation report is organized and delivered to the reader. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar as part of our Business Fundamentals for Lawyers series on November 10, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour, 26 minutes. 
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  • Consider how to evaluate the health of a business, perform ratio analysis, uncover expenses subject to management discretion, and learn what further questions you must ask.  This program assumes a basic working knowledge of financial statements and will focus on the analysis to uncover insights and understand the story behind the numbers. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar as part of our Business Fundamentals for Lawyers series on November 3, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour, 28 minutes.
  • Discuss a range of fundamental corporate law topics from pre-incorporation to dissolution, and much more in between. Topics include corporate law overview, pre-incorporation considerations, financing considerations, and shareholder agreements. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on October 28 and 29, 2020. Total running time is 4 hours, 30 minutes. Though we do our best to ensure quality, technology is not always 100% reliable. One of the 5 recordings included in this series contains muffled audio. Please ensure you can adjust your volume accordingly. 
  • Learn to read and understand company financial statements. Gain basic financial literacy, learn the components of financial statements and how to apply that knowledge to real life examples. This program also reviews the various accounting frameworks and the types of assurance that accountants can provide. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar as part of our Business Fundamentals for Lawyers series on October 27, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour, 24 minutes.
  • When acting for clients who are buying or selling a business, lawyers need to be aware of situations that can result in negative tax consequences for their clients. Explore key considerations and potential pitfalls in this on-demand program. Topics include assets vs. shares, holding corporations and pre-sale reorganizations, structuring the deal, tax clauses in acquisition agreements, and GST. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on October 21, 2020. Total running time is 53 minutes.

  • Discover practical information so that you can understand the types of IP owned by your clients and the steps that can be taken to develop and implement an IP strategy. Explore the nature of the IP profession and some of the tools used by IP practitioners to assist their clients. This on-demand program was originally broadcasted as a webinar on September 16, 2020. Total running time is 1 hour. Though we do our best to ensure quality, technology is not always 100% reliable. This recording contains a minor audio glitch, we apologize for the inconvenience.