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CLE-TV: Business Basics II: Buying and Selling a Business

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"Last Kick at the Can 2015": Monday, December 7, 2015: Time: 10:15 am – 11:15 am

(Original course: Tuesday, March 3, 2015; Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)

Who should attend: Lawyers with 1 – 3 years experience advising businesses; experienced lawyers or in-house counsel who seek a refresher or primer on key areas of corporate law.

Learning level: Fundamental/Intermediate

In this course you will learn how to advise clients on asset purchase deals and share purchase deals and what your role as the lawyer is in these transactions. You will learn about:

  • the different types of transactions
  • the stages of a deal
  • early considerations and who your “deal team” is
  • expressions of interest and initial transaction steps
  • what due diligence needs to be conducted
  • how to negotiate the Purchase and Sale Agreement
  • the practical aspects of documentation
  • what happens during pre-closing, closing & post-closing

This is the 2nd course in the Business Basics series, a 6-part CLE-TV series designed to provide you with an overview of the basic principles in corporate law and how to use them effectively in practice so that you have the big picture in mind when advising a business.

This series uses the CLEBC publication Advising British Columbia Businesses as its course materials and resource guide. The book may be purchased separately. *Order the book at the same time as you register for the course and SAVE $75. See special pricing below—please call Customer Service to order.

Other sessions in the Business Basics Series are:

I. Planning, Organizing, and Operating a Business
III. Intellectual Property Basics for Business Lawyers
IV. Tax Issues
V. Employment Law
VI. Lessons Learned from the Lawyers Insurance Fund

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (a minimum of .2 hours will include aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management). NOTE: If you attend both the original live course AND the rebroadcast, you may claim credit for ONLY ONE of them.

David A. Allard — Lawson Lundell LLP, Vancouver
David J. Jennings — Irwin, White & Jennings, Vancouver
Michael J. Posnikoff — Bull, Housser & Tupper, Vancouver

"Last Kick at the Can 2015" Rebroadcast: $100

2. The book "Advising British Columbia Businesses"
Book ONLY: $375 | Online ONLY: $250 | Book (when purchased with course): $300 (SAVE $75)

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Genevieve Chang

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