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CLE-TV: Business Basics VI: Lessons Learned from the Lawyers Insurance Fund

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"Last Kick at the Can 2015": Monday, December 7, 2015; Time: 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

(Original course: Tuesday, June 16, 2015)

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

This program will involve a review of the basic aspects of the professional liability policy administered by the Lawyers Insurance Fund with a business law focus, including:

  • details of Part A of the policy
  • some background on the frequency of claims reported in different areas of the law
  • a review of the most common types of errors reported and how they manifest themselves in business law files
  • a review of some common issues encountered in business law files over the past few years
  • some actual case examples

This is the 6th/last 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
II. Buying and Selling a Business
III. Intellectual Property
IV. Tax Issues
V. Employment Law

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (a minimum of 1 hour 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.

Course chairs for the Business Basics Series
David A. Allard —
Lawson Lundell LLP, Vancouver
David J. Jennings — Irwin, White & Jennings, Vancouver

Coran R.R. Cooper-Stephenson — Law Society of BC, Vancouver
Richard Panton — Lawyers Insurance Fund, Vancouver

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

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

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CLEBC Program Lawyer
Genevieve Chang

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