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					COURSES IN THE WEBINAR ARCHIVE:                                                  Last Updated: June 6, 2011
                                                                               Total Number of Courses: 214
                                                                              Total Number of Modules: 1658
     Aboriginal Administrative Law: The New Realities – March 5, 2009
     Aboriginal Law Conference 2008 – June 6, 2008                             NEW = Added to the Archive
     Aboriginal Law Conference 2009 – June 5, 2009                                    in the last two months
     Aboriginal Law Conference 2010 – June 11, 2010
     Aboriginal Law: Solicitors' Issues – October 26, 2007
     Aboriginal Law: Solicitors’ Issues 2009 – November 12, 2009
     Aboriginal Law: Tsilhqot'in v. British Columbia – January 18, 2008
     Administrative Law Conference 2009 – October 29, 2009
     Administrative Law Conference 2010 – October 22, 2010
     Advanced Arbitration Law – May 1, 2009
     Advanced Conveyancing Topics for Legal Support Staff – October 25, 2007
     Advanced Corporate Procedures for LSS & Lawyers – June 22, 2007
     Advanced Estate Planning – November 17, 2006
     Advanced Financial Issues in Family Law 2010 – May 28, 2010
     Advanced Issues in Real Estate Development – June 8, 2007
     Advanced Securities Law 2008 – February 22, 2008
     Advanced Securities Law 2009 – February 27, 2009
     Advanced Securities Law 2010 – January 29, 2010
     Advanced Securities Law 2011 – February 18, 2011
     Advanced Tax Driven Corporate Transactions for Paralegals and Associates – April 23, 2009
     Advanced Workshop in Contract-Tort Problems – March 6, 2009
     Advocacy Conference 2010 – November 26 & 27, 2010
     Affidavit Secrets 2011 – February 17, 2011
     Aging, Death and Divorce: The Big Three and the Perfect Storm – February 2, 2007
     Appellate Practice 2010 – October 1, 2010
     BC Business Corporations Act – June 10, 2004
     BC’s Harmonized Sales Tax – May 11, 2010
     Bankruptcy & Insolvency 2009 – May 29, 2009
     Bankruptcy & Insolvency Basics for Lawyers – February 22, 2011
     Basic Corporate Procedures for Legal Support Staff – June 10, 2010
     Basics of Self Governing Professions – May 22, 2009
     Blended Families: Practical Estate Planning Considerations – May 20, 2010
     Business Basics 2007 – October 3, 2007
     Business Basics 2008 – October 8, 2008
     Business Basics 2009 – September 10, 2009
     Business Basics 2010 – September 23, 2010
     Business Basics Workshop – September 23, 30 and October 7, 2009
     Business Corporations Act for Lawyers 2007 – October 25, 2007
     Business Immigration 2010 – October 1, 2010
     Business Immigration 2008 – September 19, 2008
     Canada's New Competition & Foreign Investment Law – March 18, 2010
     Capital Pool Companies and Qualifying Transactions for Junior Lawyers and
           Legal Support Staff – March 1, 2007
     Causation in Tort after Resurfice 2008 – June 26, 2008
Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Conference – February 13, 2009
Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Conference 2011 – April 8, 2011
Child Protection Practice – October 29, 2010
Child Protection Conference 2009 – March 26 & 27, 2009
Civil Litigation Basics for Legal Support Staff – September 20, 2007
Civil Litigation Basics for Legal Support Staff 2009– December 3, 2009
Civil Litigation Boot Camp 2008 – January 10 & 11, 2008
Civil Litigation Boot Camp 2010 – January 28 & 29, 2010
Civil Litigation for Legal Support Staff: Advanced Topics – September 26, 2008
Commercial Leasing Disputes – May 11, 2007
Commercial Leasing: Arbitration & Remedies – May 6, 2011
Commercial Leasing – Essential Issues – May 23, 2008
Commercial Leasing: Structuring & Managing Lease Relationships in a Recession
       – June 11, 2009
Commercial Litigation 2009 – September 10, 2009
Conducting Personal Injury & ICBC Cases in Provincial Court – November 20, 2008
Conflicts – April 7, 2007
Controlled Drugs – May 13, 2006
Construction Law 2009 – April 17, 2009
Construction Law 2010: And Now for Something Completely Different – April 9, 2010
Construction Law 2011: Are You as Smart as You Think You Are? – April 15, 2011
Conveyancing Fundamentals for Legal Support Staff – June 2, 2010
Conveyancing for Legal Support Staff: Advanced Issues – June 25, 2009
Corporate Governance 2007 – November 2, 2007
Costs 2008 – April 18, 2008
Creditors’ Remedies for Lawyers 2010 – January 21, 2010
Criminal Law and Mental Health Issues – May 24, 2008
Criminal Law and the Charter 2009 – May 29, 2009
Criminal Law Boot Camp – November 21, 2009
Criminal Law: Special Issues 2011 – February 5, 2011
Defamation Law 2010 – September 17, 2010
Defending Personal Injury 2006 – March 10, 2006
Defending Personal Injury 2009 – October 15, 2009
Definitely Not the Courtroom Mediation Advocacy for Counsel – December 2, 2010
Dispute Resolution: Responding to New Client Demands & New Technologies – April 22, 2010
E-Filing and Court Services Online – October 12, 2007
Economical Litigation 2009 – January 15, 2009
Elder Law 2009 – May 1, 2009
Electronic Evidence 2007 – October 5, 2007
Electronic Evidence and Electronic Trials 2011 – January 28, 2011
Environmental Law: In the Public Interest – September 19, 2008
Estate Litigation Basics 2010 – October 8, 2010
Estate Litigation Basics for Lawyers – November 7, 2008
Estate Litigation Update 2009 – November 27, 2009
Estate Litigation Update 2007 – November 15, 2007
Estate Planning and Administration Update 2009 – November 26, 2009
Estate Planning Update 2007 – November 16, 2007
Expert Evidence 2010 – March 25, 2010
Family Law: Advanced Issues – November 27, 2008
Family Law: Agreements and Disagreements – October 15, 2004
Family Law Basics for Legal Support Staff – March 30, 2007
Family Law Basics for Legal Support Staff 2009– November 9, 2009
Family Law Boot Camp – October 27 & 28, 2005
Family Law Boot Camp 2010 – October 21, 2010
Family Law Boot Camp Level 1 – March 6 & 7, 2008
Family Law Boot Camp Level II: Beyond the Basics – October 19 & 20, 2006
Family Law Conference 2009 – July 9 & 10, 2009
Family Law Drafting Boot Camp – November 13 & 14, 2008
Family Law for Legal Support Staff: Advanced Issues – June 3, 2008
Family Law: Provincial Court Boot Camp – March 22 & 23, 2010
Family Law Settlements: Reaching and Recording Compromise – September 11, 2009
Family Law: The New Supreme Court Rules – April 16, 2010
Family Law: The New Supreme Court Rules for Legal Support Staff – May 12, 2010
Financing Urban Growth: Public Fees and Exactions – February 8, 2008
First Nations Economic Development – December 9, 2010
Foreclosure Basics for Legal Support Staff – April 24, 2009
Foreclosure Practice 2009 – April 23, 2009
Franchising 2010 – September 16, 2010
Fundamentals of Judicial Review – January 30, 2009
GST & PST: Tips and Traps for Business Lawyers – June 11, 2008
GST & PST: Tips and Traps for Business Lawyers – May 21, 2009
Health Care Costs Recovery Act – October 23, 2009
Immigration Issues in Depth 2007 – December 7, 2007
Immigration Issues in Depth 2008 – December 5, 2008
Immigration Issues in Depth 2009 – December 4, 2009
Immigration Issues in Depth 2010 – December 3, 2010
Insurance Law Conference 2009 – September 11, 2009
Insurance Law Conference 2010 – September 10, 2010
Intellectual Property Issues for Litigators – September 20, 2007
Intellectual Property for Litigators 2009 – September 25, 2009
Intellectual Property for Solicitors – October 17, 2008
Intellectual Property for Solicitors – 2010 Update – November 9, 2010
Labour Law Conference – June 26, 2009
Labour Relations Conference 2010—June 18, 2010
Lawyers' Use of Financial Statements – March 4, 2011
Lawyers' Use of Financial Statements – March 19, 2010
Lawyers' Use of Financial Statements – February 15, 2008
Legal Research 2008 – December 11, 2008
Legal Strategies in Business Acquisitions 2010 – January 21, 2010
Legal Strategies in Business Acquisitions 2011 – February 11, 2011
Let’s Talk Construction Law – April 25, 2008
Litigator's Arsenal 2009 – April 2, 2009
Making Trusts Work 2008 – November 21, 2008
Mastering the Chambers – October 3, 2008
Medical Experts 2009 – May 15, 2009
Medicine for Lawyers 2011 – January 13, 2011
Mining 2009 – March 27, 2009
Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime – September 26, 2007
Motions to Strike – November 13, 2009
Municipal Law Basics 2009 – April 3, 2009
Municipal Law Update 2006 – February 3, 2006
Municipal Law Update 2011 – March 3, 2011
Negotiation Breakfast Series – November 17, 24, December 1 and 8, 2010
Negotiating and Structuring Commercial Leases – May 10, 2007
New Civil Rules 2010 – April 26 & 27, 2010
New Civil Rules 2010 for Legal Support Staff – May 7, 2010
Out of the “Ordinary Problems” in “Ordinary” Estates – June 27, 2008
Partnerships and Societies for Legal Support Staff and Junior Lawyers 2011 –April 29, 2011
Pension Division Fundamentals for Family Lawyers – April 10, 2008
Personal Injury and Commercial Host Liability – October 14, 2005
Personal Injury Conference 2009 – June 18, 2009
Personal Injury Conference 2010 – October 15, 2010
Personal Injury Practice 2008 – February 27, 2008
Personal Injury for Legal Support Staff – December 8, 2007
Planning Considerations for Blended Families – May 12, 2006
PPSA Update – June 12, 2008
Preventing Wrongful Convictions – October 16, 2010
Privacy Update 2008 – December 5, 2008
Priorities 2009 – November 13, 2009
Product Liability 2010 – September 24, 2010
Psychological and Psychiatric Evidence in Civil Litigation – May 28, 2009
Public-Private Partnership – March 23, 2006
Real Estate Deals: Making and Breaking Them in Challenging Times – June 19, 2009
Real Estate Development: Resort and Hotel Properties – June 2, 2006
Real Estate Development – June 23, 2005
Real Estate: Everything's Gone Green – January 29, 2009
Real Estate Fundamentals 2007 – October 19, 2007
Real Estate Special Topics – June 20, 2008
Real Estate Update 2010 – June 4, 2010
Real Property Assessment 2008 – May 1, 2008
Regulation of Renewable Resources – October 2, 2009
Residential Construction and Renovation: A General Practitioner's Guide – June 16, 2006
Residential Conveyancing Fundamentals for LSS – March 7, 2008
Residential Real Estate Conference 1st Annual – December 5, 2008
Residential Real Estate Conference 2009 – December 3, 2009
Residential Real Estate Conference 2010 – December 3. 2010
Residential Schools Adjudication Process: Beyond Dispute Resolution – May 26 & 27, 2010
Restitution – April 8, 2009
Risk Management for Corporations – October 29, 2009
School Law 2006 – February 3, 2006
School Law 2010 –March 10, 2011
Search Warrants and Wiretap – June 12, 2010
Secrets of Chambers 2009 –February 12, 2009
Securities for Junior Lawyers and Legal Support Staff – February 6, 2009
Securities for Junior Lawyers and Legal Support Staff 2011 – February 25, 2011
Securities for Junior Lawyers and Legal Support Staff: Creating and Advising a
       Public Company – January 22, 2010
Self - Governing Professions 2008 – April 17, 2008
Self - Governing Professions 2011 – April 1, 2011
Sentencing 2007 – May 12, 2007
Small Claims Court – May 5, 2011
Solo and Small Firm Conference 2009—January 22, 2009
Solo and Small Firm Conference 2011 – March 11, 2011
Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines Update 2006 – March 31, 2006
Statements by an Accused – October 25, 2008
Strata Property: All Stacked Up – June 5, 2008
Strata Property Update 2011 – April 28, 2011
Subdivision Regulation and Discretion – November 19, 2010
Suing and Defending the Government 2010 –April 8, 2010
Tax Driven Transactions – May 27, 2010
Tax for Non-Tax Lawyers—Basic Issues – April 26, 2007
Tax for Non-Tax Lawyers—Advanced Issues – April 26, 2007
Tending Law 2009 – March 6, 2009
Using International Law in Canada – May 8, 2008
Western Canadian Class Actions Conference 2009 – November 20, 2009
Wills, Estates and Succession Act: An Overview – November 23, 2010
Wills, Estates, and Trusts Conference: Estate Litigation – November 4, 2005
Wills, Estates, and Trusts Conference: Trusts – November 3, 2005
Wills & Estates for Legal Support Staff – Advanced Issues – June 12, 2009
Wills and Estates Fundamentals for LSS – February 12 & 13, 2008
Working with Partnerships 2009 – June 18, 2009
Working Your Way into Canada – October 4, 2007
Working Your Way into Canada 2009 – September 16, 2009
MODULES BY COURSE:

 Aboriginal Administrative Law: The New Realities – March 5, 2009
 8 modules for a total of 282 minutes
     Why Administrative Law Matters to First Nations both Before and after a Treaty
     Federal considerations regarding enforcement and adjudication of Aboriginal government
         laws and the use of administrative sanctions
     The BC Tribunal Experience: What’s New?
     First Nation Considerations When Negotiating Administrative Law Principles in Treaty
     Administrative Law: The Nisga’a Experience
     Practical Implications of Administrative Law in the First Nation Context
     Administrative Law: The Tsawwassen Final Agreement
     Creating Space in the British Columbia Court Systems

 Aboriginal Law Conference 2008 – June 6, 2008
 5 modules for a total of 344 minutes
     Reconciliation Pre-Treaty: Effective Consultation and Accommodation
     United Nations Declaration on The Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Reconciliation,
         Negotiations and Application in Canada’s Courts
     Pathways to Reconciliation – Obstacles and Opportunities
     Treaty Process: Current Challenges and Potential Solutions
     Economic Development and Rights Recognition: Impact Benefit Agreements and Strategic
         Level Planning

 Aboriginal Law Conference 2009 – June 5, 2009
 6 modules for a total of 335 minutes
     Consultation and Accommodation in the Forest Sector – Update on the Law
     International Challenge of the BC Treaty Process
     From Apology to Action
     Recent Developments in Aboriginal Rights and Title Cases
     Kwikwetlem v. BC (Utilities Commission) and Carrier Sekani Tribal Council v. BC (Utilities
         Commission)
     Recognition Legislation Update

 Aboriginal Law Conference 2010 – June 11, 2010
 8 modules for a total of 356 minutes
     Reconciliation: Alternatives to Treaty Making
     Broadening Approaches to Treaty
     Reconciliation: Alternatives to Treaty Making
     Lunch with Featured Speaker
     Aboriginal Commercial Fishing Rights: From Law to Reality
     Implementing Reconciliation: The Gladstone Case
     Implementing Reconciliation: The Marshall Case
     Consultation and Accommodation: Latest Development in the Case Law and Pragmatic
         Applications
Aboriginal Law: Solicitors' Issues – October 26, 2007
7 modules for a total of 320 minutes
    Nuts and Bolts of First Nations Agreements
    Everyday Legal Issues in Community Development—An Overview
    Aboriginal Entities
    Litigation/Negotiation: The Quest for a Comprehensive Definition of Aboriginal Rights
    Land Management Issues in Development Projects
    Strength of Claim Assessments in the Context of Consultation With First Nations
    Participation Agreements (a.k.a. Impact Benefit Agreements)

Aboriginal Law: Solicitors’ Issues 2009 – November 12, 2009
8 modules for a total of 339 minutes
    Land Management and Economic Development under the Indian Act
    Land Management and Economic Development under the First Nations Land Management
        Act
    Comparison of Land Regimes
    Reserve Land Registries
    Overview of IBA’s and AA’s
    Preparing for and Structuring Negotiations
    Unique Aspects of IBA’s in Each Sector: Panel
    Drafting Provisions Unique to IBA’s: An Overview

Aboriginal Law: Tsilhqot'in v. British Columbia – January 18, 2008
5 modules for a total of 360 minutes
    Aboriginal Title on Crown Lands in BC in Light of William
    Jurisdiction Over Aboriginal Title Lands
    Principles of Recognition and Principles of Reconciliation in Section 35 (1),
        Constitution Act, 1982”
    Aboriginal Rights on Crown Lands in BC Post-William
    Reconciliation

Administrative Law Conference 2009 – October 29, 2009
8 modules for a total of 324 minutes
    The Year in Review: Recent Developments in Administrative Law
    Judicial Review of Less Formal Tribunal Decisions
    Reasonable Apprehension of Bias; The Duty to Give Reasons
    The Magic of Client Care
    Year in Review: British Columbia Case Law
    Government Contracts: Public Law and Private Law Approaches
    Standard of Review after the Khosa Decision
    Closing Address

Administrative Law Conference 2010 – October 22, 2010
7 modules for a total of 305 minutes
       Opening Address
       Year in Review: Recent Developments in Administrative Law
       Year in Review: British Columbia Case Law
       Constitutional and Charter Issues in Administrative Law: Selected Topics
       Cutting Edge Issues in Judicial Review in the Federal Court
       Administrative Tribunals Act (ATA) Update
       The Role of Tribunal Counsel

Advanced Arbitration Law – May 1, 2009
10 modules for a total of 379 minutes
     Opening Plenary
     Using NAFTA Chapters 19 and 11 to Resolve Softwood Lumber and other Trade Disputes
     The Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards and the New York Convention in Canada
     Class Actions and Arbitration – Developments in the United States and Canada
     Arbitration of Aboriginal Claims
     Case Studies in Specialized Arbitration
     “Holocaust Victims’ Asset Litigation and the Claims Resolution Tribunal – Comments from a
       Canadian Arbitration Practitioner on the US $1.25 Billion Swiss Bank Account Settlement
       Claims Process”
     Arbitration Practice Points
     Panel Discussion – Is it Time to Re-Write the Commercial Arbitration Act?
     Roundtable Discussion – “Cheaper, Faster, Better – Do Arbitration and Mediation Deliver on
       their Promises of Speed, Cost savings and flexibility?”

Advanced Conveyancing Topics for Legal Support Staff – October 25, 2007
13 modules for a total of 311 minutes
     Residential and Multiple-Draw Mortgages
     Private Lenders & Mortgages
     Co-ops
     Leaseholds
     Native Land Leaseholds
     GST Issues
     Property Transfer Tax Issues
     Family Transfers
     Non-Residents and Section 116 of the Income Tax Act
     LTSA E-Filing Update
     Strata Property Issues
     Excess Deposit Cheques
     Document Registration Update

Advanced Corporate Procedures for LSS & Lawyers – June 22, 2007
4 modules for a total of 194 minutes
    Alterations
    Share Redemptions
    Amalgamation
       Post-Amalgamation Issues and Other Forms of Amalgamation

Advanced Estate Planning – November 17, 2006
7 modules for a total of 292 minutes
    Recent Developments in the Law of Trusts
    US Estate and Gift Tax Primer
    Advanced Trust Mechanisms
    Post-Mortem Tax Planning
    Using Insurance to Fund Estate Planning
    Creative Charitable Gifts
    Multi-Jurisdictional Wills

Advanced Financial Issues in Family Law 2010 – May 28, 2010
8 modules for a total of 306 minutes
    The New Experts Rules
    Is Reapportionment Dead After the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines? Panel Discussion
    The Ethics of Disclosure
    Roundtable Discussion Reporting
    Retirement Issues
    Wealth Preservation
    Income Determination
    Experts Panel: Presenting Complex Financial Issues

Advanced Issues in Real Estate Development – June 8, 2007
8 modules for a total of 223 minutes
    Development Permits and Development Variance Permits
    DCC Rebates
    Conversions in Stratas
    Statutory Building Schemes
    Contract of Purchase and Sale: The Developer’s Form of Contract
    Environmental Issues
    Row Housing Developments
    Opinions on Real Estate Transactions

Advanced Securities Law 2008 – February 22, 2008
8 modules for a total of 302 Minutes
    When Corporate Cases Come Before The Bench
    TSX Venture Exchange And Toronto Stock Exchange Update
    Asset Spin Outs And Stock Exchange Listings
    BCSC Update
    Legal Disaster Response
    Red Flags In Corporate Governance
    US Securities Law Update
    Case Law Update
Advanced Securities Law 2009 – February 27, 2009
8 modules for a total of 324 minutes
    Private Equity – What to Expect From a Private Equity Investor or Buyer
    TSX and TSX/V Update
    Disclosure and Liability Issues
    BC Securities Commission Update
    Client Identification and Verification: How to Manage the Law Society of British Columbia’s
       New Rules
    Case Law Update
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Insolvency Issues For Public Companies

Advanced Securities Law 2010 – January 29, 2010
7 modules for a total of 318 minutes
    Case Law Update
    Underwriting Agreements
    Cross-Border and SEC Issues
    Views from the TSX
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    BC Securities Commission: Registration Rules
    How Institutional Investors Vote

Advanced Securities Law 2011 – February 18, 2011
6 modules for a total of 307 minutes
    View from the TSX
    Canadian Securities Transition Office
    Proxy Contests: Dealing with Shareholders Who Want to Make Changes
    Case Law Update
    Ethics and Conflicts Issues Arising from M&A Transaction
    Capital Markets: Tips, Traps and Trends

Advanced Tax Driven Corporate Transactions for Paralegals and Associates – April 23, 2009
5 modules for a total of 327 minutes
    Re-Organizations Generally
    Share Structures
    Managing Client Expectations
    s.85
    s.86 & s.51

Advanced Workshop in Contract-Tort Problems – March 6, 2009
3 modules for a total of 97 minutes
    Analytical Checklist
    Workshop Problems
    Workshop Problems (continued)
Advocacy Conference 2010 – November 26 & 27, 2010
17 modules for a total of 710 minutes
     The Essence of Advocacy
     The Strategy of the Case
     Disclosure: Civil, Criminal, and FOI
     Examinations for Discovery and Preliminary Inquiries
     Preparation for Civil, Criminal, and Family Trials
     The Opening Address
     Direct Examination and Re-Examination
     Cross-Examination
     Objections at Trial and Presentation of Exhibits at Trial
     Chambers Practice
     Expert Evidence: Preparation, Presentation, and Cross-Examination
     The Closing Address
     Lunch with Featured Speaker: "On Civility"
     Appellate Advocacy
     Ethics and Professionalism in Advocacy
     The Role of the Advocate in Changing Times
     The Three Essentials of Advocacy

Affidavit Secrets 2011 – February 17, 2011
6 modules for a total of 162 minutes
     Affidavit Secrets of the Supreme Court
     Affidavit Secrets of the Court of Appeal
     Review of an Actual Affidavit I
     A Baker’s Dozen of Affidavit Secrets
     Review of an Actual Affidavit II
     Affidavits and Ethical Considerations

Aging, Death and Divorce: The Big Three and the Perfect Storm – February 2, 2007
9 modules for a total of 331 minutes
     Parental Support
     Where Support Orders Are Made Binding on the Estate
     Securing Income for Old Age: Pensions, Pension Divisions, Annuities, and Insurance
     Incapacity and Its Implications: Assessing Competence of Elderly Parties
     Incapacity and Its Implications: Family Proceedings
     Incapacity and Its Implications: Marriage and Capacity
     Grandparent's Rights
     Marriage and an Incapable Spouse
     Role of Public Guardian and Trustee

Appellate Practice 2010 – October 1, 2010
10 modules for a total of 324 minutes
     Appellate Practice: An Overview
       Differences between Trial and Appellate Advocacy
       Procedural Overview – Practice in the BC Court of Appeal
       Perspectives from the Court of Appeal Registry
       Standards of Review
       Factum Writing
       Advocacy in the Supreme Court of Canada
       Oral Advocacy
       Appeal Demonstration
       Panel Discussion on Appellate Practice

BC Business Corporations Act – June 10, 2004
7 modules for a total of 286 minutes
     Transition
     Articles
     Amalgamations and Reorganizations
     Directors and Officers Insurance and Indemnification
     Shares, Capital Alterations and Financial Assistance –A Case Study
     Changes in Opinions
     Corporate Registry

BC’s Harmonized Sales Tax – May 11, 2010
6 modules for a total of 300 minutes
     Introduction, Overview, and Input Tax Credit Issues
     HST Transition Rules
     Place of Supply Issues
     Public Service Bodies
     Real Estate
     Practice Issues

Bankruptcy & Insolvency 2009 – May 29, 2009
12 modules for a total of 363 minutes
     Bankruptcy and Insolvency Primer
     Changes to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: Proposals
     Changes to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: Receiverships
     Changes to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: Bankruptcy
     Wage Earner Protection Program Act
     Executory Contracts
     Cross-Border Insolvencies – Part I
     Cross-Border Insolvencies – Part II
     Case Law Update
     Directors’ and Officers’ Liability
     Landlord and Tenant: Legal Issues in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Proceedings
     Bankruptcy Discharges
Bankruptcy & Insolvency Basics for Lawyers – February 22, 2011
9 modules for a total of 307 minutes
    General Overview of All Insolvency Statutes
    Deemed Trusts, Constructive Trusts, and Priorities
    Creditors’ Issues
    Issues for Litigation
    Landlord and Tenant
    Directors’ and Officers’ Liability
    Family Law and Insolvency
    Personal Bankruptcy
    Discharges

Basic Corporate Procedures for Legal Support Staff – June 10, 2010
8 modules for a total of 317 minutes
     Incorporation
     Change of Shares
     Change of Directors and Officers
     Annual Maintenance
     Fundamental Changes
     Dividends
     Change of Registered and Records Offices
     Extra-Provincial Registration into BC

Basics of Self Governing Professions – May 22, 2009
7 modules for a total of 248 minutes
     Principles-Based Regulation
     Enforcement: Complaints and Investigations
     Enforcement: Litigation/Discipline/ADR
     Management: IT/Back Office
     Co-Opetition: A Case Study of Overlapping and Concurrent Jurisdictions
     Breakout Groups
     The Top 10 Causes of Unprofessional Conduct

Blended Families: Practical Estate Planning Considerations – May 20, 2010
7 modules for a total of 283 minutes
     Acting for Blended Families: Conflicts, Confidentiality and Other Considerations
     Wills as a Planning Tools
     Family Law Tools and Issues
     Trust Tools and Issues
     Other Tools
     Wills Variation Act
     The Public Guardian and Trustee’s Involvement in Wills Variation Act Proceedings – When,
       Why and How
     Fraudulent Conveyance
Business Basics 2007 – October 3, 2007
6 modules for a total of 331 minutes
     Planning, Organizing and Operating a Business
     Tax Issues
     Buying and Selling a Business
     Securities Law for Private Companies
     Debt Financing
     Labour and Employment

Business Basics 2008 – October 8, 2008
6 modules for a total of 325 minutes
     Planning, Organizing and Operating a Business
     Tax Issues
     Buying and Selling a Business
     Securities Law for Private Companies
     Employment
     Lawyers’ Insurance Fund: Real Life Lessons

Business Basics 2009 – September 10, 2009
6 modules for a total of 342 minutes
     Planning, Organizing and Operating a Business
     Tax Issues
     Buying and Selling a Business
     Intellectual Property
     Employment
     Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Business Basics 2010 – September 23, 2010
6 modules for a total of 321 minutes
     Planning, Organizing and Operating a Business
     Tax Issues
     Buying and Selling a Business
     Employment
     Real Estate Issues
     Financing

Business Basics Workshops – September 23, 20 and October 7, 2009
4 modules for a total of 345 minutes
     Key Drafting Issues and Solicitors’ Legal Opinions
     Contract Boilerplate
     Shareholders’ Agreements
     Buying and Selling a Business

Business Corporations Act for Lawyers 2007 – October 25, 2007
9 modules for a total of 305 minutes
       Business Corporations Act 2007: Course Introduction
       Registry Update
       Overview of the Securities Transfer Act
       Unlimited Liability Companies (ULC’s)
       Business Corporations Act 2007: Morning Question Period
       Amalgamations/Alterations/Arrangements
       Shareholders’ Agreements
       Changes and Issues Regarding Ordinary Corporate Procedures
       Business Corporations Act 2007: Panel Discussion

Business Immigration 2010 – October 1, 2010
7 modules for a total of 294 minutes
     Initial Client Contact
     Dragon’s Den: Assisting Your Client with BC PNP
     Federal Immigrant Investor Program (IIP)
     Tax Issues for Business Immigrants
     Removing Conditions
     PR Cards
     Future Trends in Business Immigration

Business Immigration 2008 – September 19, 2008
11 Modules for a total of 287 minutes
     Choosing the Best Business Immigration Option for Your Client
     Quebec Investor program: A Competitive Edge
     The Prince Edward Island Option
     Federal Program Overview: Is Canada Selling Itself Short
     B.C. Provincial Nominee Program Business Categories
     Provincial Nominee Program: The Competitive Alternatives to Federal/Quebec Investor
        Programs
     Self-Employed Immigrants
     Employment Issues for Business Immigrants
     Residency Obligation Exemptions for the Business Individual: Can I Stay or Can I Go?
     Taxation Issues for Business Immigrants
     Ethical Issues in Business Immigration Practice: Panel Discussion

Canada's New Competition & Foreign Investment Law – March 18, 2010
4 modules for a total of 153 minutes
    New US–Style Two Track Criminal Conspiracy Regime
    Misleading Advertising, Pricing, and Distribution Practices
    Investment Canada Act Amendments
    Merger Review and Notification

Capital Pool Companies and Qualifying Transactions for Junior Lawyers and Legal Support Staff
– March 1, 2007
7 modules for a total of 313 minutes
       CPC Formation—Pre-Filing
       CPC Prospectus Clearing, Listing, Closing and IPO Stage
       Qualifying Transactions
       Brokered Private Placement and Due Diligence
       Exchange Requirements
       Filing Statement
       Closing the Qualifying & Brokered Private Placement and Post-Closing Filing

Causation in Tort after Resurfice 2008 – June 26, 2008
8 modules for a total of 247 minutes
    Third Party Perpetrators & Risk
    Mass Torts / Scientific Uncertainty
    Jury Charges and Instructions
    Developments in Proximate Cause
    Causation in Medical Cases
    Medical Cases and Causation: The Physician’s Perspective
    Apportionment in a Possibilistic World
    Closing Remarks

Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Conference – February 13, 2009
8 modules for a total of 402 minutes
    Current Hot Topics in Not-for-Profit Law
    The Fundamentals of Incorporation, Maintenance and Governance
    New CRA Guidelines on Canadian Charities Operating Internationally
    Volunteerism and the Role of Not-for-Profits
    Insurance
    Charities and Current Taxation Issues
    Privacy and the Charitable or Non-profit Entity
    ADR in a Not-for-profit Context

Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Conference 2011 – April 8, 2011
6 modules for a total of 333 minutes
    Charities in the Courtroom – Hot Topics in Charities and Not-For-Profit Law
    Insurance for Charities and Non-Profit Organizations
    Meeting the Challenges of Leadership in the Charity and Corporate World
    Charities Governance: Best Practices and Current Issues
    Fundraising and Related Legal Issues
    Key Employment and Human Rights Topics

Child Protection Practice – October 29, 2010
6 modules for a total of 319 minutes
     Fact Pattern Role Play (waiting for conversion from video)
     Fact Pattern Review
     Child Abuse Investigations
       Presentation Hearing Stage
       Preparing for and Conduct of the Protection Hearing
       Post-Trial Outcomes

Child Protection Conference 2009 – March 26 & 27, 2009
11 modules for a total of 569 minutes
     Reflections on The Ministry: How It Works and Where It’s Going
     Delegated Aboriginal Agencies
     Family Preservation Services
     View of The Representative about Trends in Child Welfare
     Advising Your Client: What are Your Non-Litigation Options?
     Practice Management: How to Succeed Doing Child Protection Work
     Parenting Capacity Assessments
     Client Care and Relations: Handling Your Clients’ Special Needs
     How The System Works: Investigation to Adoption
     Litigation Issues
     Case Law Update

Civil Litigation Basics for Legal Support Staff – September 20, 2007
8 Modules for a total of 283 minutes
      Civil Litigation Process Overview
      Trial Preparation
      Ethical Issues
      Interviewing Witnesses
      Privilege
      Chambers
      Drafting Pleadings and Other Documents
      Practice Panel

Civil Litigation Basics for Legal Support Staff 2009– December 3, 2009
7 modules for a total of 308 minutes
      Trial Preparation
      Ethical Issues
      Privilege
      Preparing Chambers Applications
      What the Master Wants
      Bill of Costs
      Practice Panel

Civil Litigation Boot Camp 2008 – January 10& 11, 2008
18 modules for a total of 638 minutes
      Dealing with Clients and Managing a Litigation File
      Drafting Pleadings and Affidavits
      Chambers Applications
       Discovery
       Settlement Conferences
       Privilege
       Practicing Under the New Rules
       Loss Prevention and Law Practice Management
       Ethical Advocacy
       Organizing Evidence & Preparing Witnesses
       Opening and Argument
       Obtaining and Using Admissions (Including Using Examination for Discovery Evidence)
       Finding and Instructing Expert Witnesses
       View From the Bench
       Case Management
       Jury Trials
       Wrapping it Up
       Advocacy: Art or Science?

Civil Litigation Boot Camp 2010 – January 28 & 29, 2010
21 modules for a total of 631 minutes
      Dealing With Your Client
      Creating and Managing a Litigation File
      Drafting Pleadings and Affidavits
      Affidavits
      Chambers Applications
      Discovery of Documents
      Examination for Discovery
      Efficient Litigation
      Privilege
      Practicing Under the New Rules: Strategic Considerations
      Loss Prevention and Law Practice Management
      Ethical Advocacy
      Organizing your Evidence (Including Documents)
      Preparing Direct and Cross Examination of Witnesses
      Opening and Argument
      Obtaining and Using Admissions (Including Using Examination for Discovery Evidence)
      Finding and Instructing Expert Witnesses
      View from the Bench
      Settlement Conferences
      Wrapping It Up
      Advocacy: Art or Science?

Civil Litigation for Legal Support Staff: Advanced Topics – September 26, 2008
7 modules for a total of 232 minutes
      Case Law Update
       Class Actions
       Practice under the New Rules
       Registry Perspective
       Privilege and Ethical Issues
       Introduction to Fact Pattern Discussion
       Fact Pattern Discussion

Commercial Leasing: Arbitration & Remedies – May 6, 2011
7 modules for a total of 304 minutes
    Problematic Arbitration Issues
    Drafting Arbitration Clauses
    Conducting the Arbitration
    Landlords’ and Tenants’ Remedies – Point and Counter Point
    Advising the Insolvent Tenant: Ethical Issues
    Advising the Annoyed Landlord: Ethical Issues
    Hot Topics in Commercial Leasing: Panel Discussion

Commercial Leasing Disputes – May 11, 2007
8 modules for a total of 298 minutes
    Introduction to Commercial Leasing Disputes
    Non Payment of Rent
    Abandonment of the Premises by the Tenant
    Repair, Restoration, and Remediation Issues
    Insolvent Tenants
    Occupation, Use, and Enjoyment of Premises
    Second Chances
    Alternate Dispute Resolution

Commercial Leasing – Essential Issues – May 23, 2008
7 modules for a total of 308 minutes
    Insurance
    Quiet Enjoyment/No Nuisance/Landlord’s Renovations/Derogation from Grant
    Reconciling Contaminated Sites Provisions of The Environmental Management Act with
       Environmental Provisions in Commercial Leases
    Operating Costs
    Key Restrictions on Use and Competition
    Ready. Aim. Fire!!!
    Rights of Renewals: Drafting, Exercising, Negotiating, and Resolving

Commercial Leasing: Structuring & Managing Lease Relationships in a Recession
– June 11, 2009
6 modules for a total of 266 minutes
     Tools and Strategies in Lease Drafting
     Existing Tenants: Negotiated Solutions
     Landlords’ Remedies: When an Insolvent Tenant Leaves a Toxic Mess – Who Cleans Up?
       Enforcement Remedies Refresher: Self Help
       Enforcement Remedies Refresher: Court Actions
       Enforcement Remedies: Dealing With Insolvent Tenants

Commercial Litigation 2009 – September 10, 2009
6 modules for a total of 239 minutes
    Litigation Strategy Part 1
    Jurisdiction
    Injunctions and Urgent Relief
    Litigation Strategy Part 2
    Damages
    Equitable Remedies

Conducting Personal Injury & ICBC Cases in Provincial Court – November 20, 2008
6 modules for a total of 305 minutes
    Introduction
    Provincial Court: Should I Stay or Should I Go?
    Important Steps in Initiating Your Claim
    The Settlement Process and Offers to Settle
    Applications
    Trials and Effective Presentation of Your Case

Conflicts – April 7, 2007
6 modules for a total of 350 minutes
    What Is Conflicts and Why Does It Matter?
    How Conflicts Has Changed in the Last Fifteen Years
    Forum Issues: Panel
    Canada’s Accession to Private International Law Instruments
    Choice of Law in Dispute Resolution Agreements and Private Arbitration
    Recognition and Enforcement: Panel

Construction Law 2009 – April 17, 2009
11 modules for a total of 320 minutes
     Overview and Topic Introduction
     Breakout Groups
     Recap
     Retainers
     Delay Claims and Notices
     Termination Considerations
     Self Help Remedies and Garnishing Orders
     Lien, Holdback and Trust Claims
     Bond and Insurance Considerations
     Insolvency Considerations
     Effective Resolution of Disputes
Construction Law 2010: And Now for Something Completely Different – April 9, 2010
6 modules for a total of 282 minutes
    Basil Fawlty’s Guide to Hiring a Contractor
    The Argument
    The Rules
    The Meaning of Insurance
    The Holy Grail of Construction Dispute Mechanisms
    The Dead Owner / Contractor Sketch

Construction Law 2011: Are You as Smart as You Think You Are? – April 15, 2011
4 modules for a total of 304 minutes
    So You Think Your Documents Are Perfect? Rethinking Your Tendering Documents
    Consultant Contracts: Standard Forms, Proposal Letters and Napkin Agreements
    A Gourmet’s Guide to Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry
    Construction Mistakes: What They Are and How Not to Make Them

Controlled Drugs – May 13, 2006
7 modules for a total of 352 minutes
    Primer on Controlled Drug Production: Marihuana Grow Ops and Methamphetamine Labs
    Procedural Issues
    Legal Fees and Proceeds of Crime
    Drugs and Cross-Border Issues: Featured Speakers
    Forfeitures
    Sentencing in Drug Cases
    Search Warrants and Charter s.8

Conveyancing Fundamentals for Legal Support Staff – June 2, 2010
10 modules for a total of 285 minutes
     Overview of a Conveyance
     Consulting with Clients and Obtaining Instructions
     The Purchase Contract
     Searches and Investigations
     Mortgage Instructions
     Property Transfer Tax
     Electronic Registration
     Closing Documents and Procedures
     Miscellaneous Practice Points
     Acting for the Vendor

Conveyancing for Legal Support Staff: Advanced Issues – June 25, 2009
11 modules for a total of 282 minutes
     Potpourri of Conveyancing Issues
     Tax Issues – Part I
     Tax Issues – Part II
     Corporations
       Private Mortgages
       Leaseholds
       New Construction
       Miscellaneous
       Co-ops
       Native Land Leaseholds
       Practice Pitfalls

Corporate Governance 2007 – November 2, 2007
7 modules for a total of 257 minutes
    Red Flags in Corporate Governance
    General Corporate Governance
    Corporate Opportunity and Company’s Affairs
    Statutory Liabilities
    Advising a Board During a Take-Over
    Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance
    Panel Discussion with Fact Scenarios

Costs 2008 – April 18, 2008
7 modules for a total of 255 minutes
     The Estimates Dilemma
     Costs 2008 Introduction
     Conflict of Evidence of Lawyers and their Clients
     Rationalizing Examinations of Agreements and Review of Bills
     Entitlement to Special Costs
     Claims For and Proof of Disbursements
     A Miscellany of Quirky Costs Points

Creditors’ Remedies for Lawyers 2010 – January 21, 2010
8 modules for a total of 288 minutes
    An Introduction to Creditors’ Remedies Success – Race to the Swift and Guide to Strategic
        Counsel
    Having your Cake and Eating it Too: Preservation of Assets and Evidence
    Enforcement and Recovery Part 1: What to Do (and not to do) before Judgment
    Enforcement and Recovery Part 2: What to do after Judgment
    Special Creditors and Recovery Rights outside the Box
    Acting for the Debtor
    Reciprocal Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
    Creditors’ Remedies Practice Panel

Criminal Law and Mental Health Issues – May 24, 2008
7 modules for a total of 326 minutes
     The Crossroad Between Criminal Justice and the Mental Health System
     Early Stages: Fitness Issues and the Relevance of Other Mental Health Issues
     Mental Conditions and Criminal Responsibility
       Mental Health Courts: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Observations from the Toronto
        Experience)
       Criminal Procedure and Verdicts Under Criminal Code S. 672
       Sentencing and the Mentally Disordered Offender
       Defending Personal Injury 2006 – March 10, 2006

Criminal Law and the Charter 2009 – May 29, 2009
6 modules for a total of 279 minutes
     S. 8: Motor Vehicle Stops and Searches
     S. 8: Search of Premises
     S. 7, 10 (b): Right to Counsel
     S. 24: Applications to Exclude Evidence and Other Remedies
     Civil and Criminal Forfeiture and the Charter
     Bill C–2: Making Breathalyzer Tests “Conclusive”

Criminal Law Boot Camp – November 21, 2009
9 modules for a total of 325 minutes
     Professional Responsibility
     Judicial Interim Release
     Pre-Trial Matters
     Preliminary Inquiries
     Professionalism and the Practice of Criminal Law
     Trials
     Sentencing
     Appeals
     Advocacy
Criminal Law: Special Issues 2011 – February 5, 2011
6 modules for a total of 298 minutes
     Section 24(2) of the Charter: Post Grant
     Police Use of Computer Forensics
     Internet Luring
     Impaired Driving after Bill C-2: Two Years On
     Prolific Offender Programs
     Mr. Big Sting Operations

Defamation Law 2010 – September 17, 2010
6 modules for a total of 292 minutes
     The New Defence of Responsible Communication
     The Expanded Defence of Fair Comment
     Internet Defamation Issues
     Governments and Defamation
     Defences
     Defamation Practice
Defending Personal Injury 2006 – March 10, 2006
8 modules for a total of 295 minutes
     Jury Mistrials: How to Avoid a Problem
     Technology and Discovery
     New Medico-Legal Issues: Trauma and Autoimmune Disorders
     The Duty to Defend
     Cross-Examination of an Opposing Expert Witness
     Working with Your Own Expert
     Opening Addresses
     PI Case Law Update

Defending Personal Injury 2009 – October 15, 2009
10 modules for a total of 318 minutes
     Juman v. Doucette: Implied Undertakings
     Rule 37 B
     Causation, Causation, Causation
     Indivisible Injuries
     Featured Luncheon Speaker
     Mistrials and Tribulations
     Discovery
     Part 7 Benefits
     Conflicts: A View from the Bencher
     The New Supreme Court Rules

Definitely Not the Courtroom Mediation Advocacy for Counsel – December 2, 2010
8 modules for a total of 295 minutes
     Dispute Demonstrations and Discussion
     Imaginative Use of Mediation
     The Place of Mediation in Rethinking the Administration of Civil Justice
     A Pro-Active Role for Counsel in Mediation
     Small Group Discussion: Counsel Approaches That Work – Part I
     Small Group Discussion: Counsel Approaches That Work – Part II
     The Agreement to Participate: What to Look For and What to Insist Upon?
     Wisdom from Seasoned Counsel: Imagination, Creativity and Getting Results for Clients

Dispute Resolution: Responding to New Client Demands & New Technologies – April 22, 2010
5 modules for a total of 276 minutes
     Impasse Busting – Effectively Solving Critical Impasses in mediation, Negotiation, and Other
        Forms of Dispute Resolution
     The Art and Science of Persuasion in Negotiation and Mediation
     Ethical and Practical Questions for Mediators
     Livelihoods are on the Line! (The Impact of New Technology and ODR)
     Expanding Our View: Responding to Clients’ Needs
E-Filing and Court Services Online – October 12, 2007
7 modules for a total of 152 minutes
      Overview of Court Services Online
      CSO and the Court Registry
      CSO and the Judiciary
      E-filing Court Rules
      Working with E-file
      E-file Demonstration
      E-search Demonstration

Economical Litigation 2009 – January 15, 2009
6 modules for a total of 296 minutes
    Small Claims Court
    Making the Most of R. 66 & R. 68
    Dispute Resolution
    Streamlining Litigation
    How to Make Civil Litigation More Cost Effective and Accessible: Old Lessons in Today’s
       Environment
    Applying Technology to be Economical and Effective

Elder Law 2009 – May 1, 2009
11 modules for a total of 326 minutes
     A Potpourri of Family Law Issues
     Health Policy and the Law
     Joint Tenancy Issues
     Ethics
     Becoming a Caregiver
     Assisted Living and Supportive Housing in BC and Canada: What You and Your Clients Need
        to Know
     Power of Attorney: Uses and Abuses
     Patients’ Property Act
     Predatory Lending
     Legal Services for Older Adults: Abuse, Neglect, and Practice Management
     The Public Guardian and Trustee’s Role with Seniors

Electronic Evidence 2007 – October 5, 2007
8 modules for a total of 284 minutes
     Pre-Litigation Management of Electronically Stored Information
     Discovery Issues with Electronically Stored Information
     Privilege Issues
     Electronically Stored Information or Real or Demonstrative Evidence
     The Technologically Savvy Lawyer in Court
     Hybrid and Paperless Trials and Appeals
     Electronically Stored Information in Support of Opinion Evidence
     View From the Bench
Electronic Evidence and Electronic Trials 2011 – January 28, 2011
5 modules for a total of 281 minutes
     View from the Bench
     Identifying and Obtaining Electronic Evidence
     Practice Panel: eDiscovery: Theory and Practice
     eDiscovery Case Study
     Electronic Trials: Panel Discussion

Environmental Law: In the Public Interest – September 19, 2008
6 modules for a total of 315 minutes
     Access to Justice
     Environmental Assessment
     Resource/Land Use Planning and Aboriginal Rights and Title
     Climate Change as an Environmental Law Driver and Opportunity
     Urban Sustainability and Smart Growth
     Future Directions

Estate Litigation Basics 2010 – October 8, 2010
8 modules for a total of 311 minutes
     View from the Bench
     Contested Committeeships
     Challenging Inter Vivos Transfers and Beneficiary Designations
     Construction of Wills
     Wills Variation Act
     Expert Panel: Practising Estate Litigation
     Probate Actions and the Rules of Court
     Dealing with the Problem Executor

Estate Litigation Basics for Lawyers – November 7, 2008
6 modules for a total of 238 minutes
     Wills Variation Act – Substantive Topic
     Probate Actions and the Rules of Court
     Joint Tenancies
     View from the Bench – Tips for Chambers
     Gathering Evidence in Estate Litigation
     Dealing with the Problem Executor


Estate Litigation Update 2009 – November 27, 2009
9 modules for a total of 312 minutes
     The Public Guardian and Trustee
     Advising Executors in Litigation Matters
     Wills Variation Act Update
     Secret Trusts
       Costs: Recent Developments
       Panel Discussion: Managing Client Expectations in Litigation
       Trust and Settlement Variation
       Litigating Against Attorneys
       A Passel of Passing Problems

Estate Litigation Update 2007 – November 15, 2007
9 modules for a total of 283 minutes
     Passing of Accounts
     Keeping the Executor Out of Court
     Adult Guardianship Update
     Unjust Enrichment and Constructive Trusts
     Panel Discussion: Practice Issues
     Wills Variation Act Update
     Attacking Trusts
     Joint Tenancy Update
     View From the Bench

Estate Planning and Administration Update 2009 – November 26, 2009
8 modules for a total of 305 minutes
     Legislative and Case Law Update: A Potpourri of Planning Post-Pecore
     Tax Update – Changes in Law and Administrative Practices
     Taking Effective Estate Planning Instructions
     Recent Court Decisions Affecting Wills and Estates Practice
     The Philanthropic Client – Bequest Planning and Private Foundations
     Trusts for the Disabled
     Planning for Assets in Multiple Jurisdictions
     Dealing with Insolvent Estates

Estate Planning Update 2007 – November 16, 2007
8 modules for a total of 330 minutes
     Recent Developments in the Law of Trusts
     Overview of U.S. Estate Planning Concepts
     Cross-Border Tax Issues
     Shareholder Agreements and Life Insurance
     Business Succession: Passing The Reins
     Taxation of Trusts 101
     Errors in Wills and Estates Practice
     Setting Up a Private Foundation for Philanthropic Purposes

Expert Evidence 2010 – March 25, 2010
9 modules for a total of 300 minutes
    Introduction to the Fact Pattern
    Admissibility
       Finding and Retaining an Expert
       Privilege and Professional Obligations
       Case Law Update
       Expert Evidence under the New Civil Rules
       Cross Examination of an Expert
       An Expert Speaks
       Preparing the Expert for Trial

Family Law: Advanced Issues – November 27, 2008
5 Modules for a total of 268 minutes
    Conflicts of Law: Jurisdictional Issues
    Structuring Settlements Involving Business Interests: The Efficient, Tax Friendly Way
    Constructive Trusts: Peter v. Beblow 15 years later
    Expert Evidence in Family Law
    Spousal Support Reviews

Family Law: Agreements and Disagreements – October 15, 2004
4 modules for a total of 183 minutes
    Hartshorne
    SMJ v. RHCW
    The Practical Consequences – the Impact on Your Practice
    Litigation Tips – Bringing or Defending a Case Varying an Agreement Under S.65 Panel
        Discussion

Family Law Basics for Legal Support Staff – March 30, 2007
10 modules for a total of 359 minutes
     File Management
     Drafting Pleadings
     Gathering Information
     Document Management
     Divorcemate Family Law Software Demonstration
     Dealing with the Difficult Client
     Provincial Court Practice
     Chambers Practice
     Ethics
     Trial Preparation

Family Law Basics for Legal Support Staff – November 9, 2009
8 modules for a total of 338 minutes
    File and Document Management
     Ethical Issues
    Dealing with Difficult People
    Spousal and Child Support Overview
    Chambers Practice
    Provincial Court Practice
       Trial Preparation
       Drafting Pleadings

Family Law Boot Camp – October 27 & 28, 2005
14 modules for a total of 667 minutes
     Building a Practice
     Managing Your Clients
     Problem Solving: Assessing the Alternatives
     Commencing Proceedings
     Judicial Case Conferences
     Chambers Practice
     Disclosure and Production
     Dealing with the Law Society
     Custody, Access & Guardianship
     Child Support
     Spousal Support
     Divorcemate Family Law Software Presentation
     Property
     Resolving the Problem: Agreements, Trials, and Summary Trials

Family Law Boot Camp 2010 – October 21, 2010
17 modules for a total of 666 minutes
     How to Develop and Maintain a Family Law Practice
     Managing Your Clients: Intake and Communication
     Managing Your Clients: Client Emotional States
     Client Interviews: Evaluation and Diagnosis
     Legal Aid: Working with the Legal Services Society of BC
     Taking Action
     Pressing the Pause Button
     Functioning Use of the Rules and the Tools: The New Rules in Practice
     Judicial Case Conferences
     Chambers Practice: The Art & Science of Advocacy
     Disclosure and Discovery
     Experts
     Dealing with the Law Society and Avoiding Complaints in Family Practice
     Justifying Your Calculations: Spousal Support and Child Support Guidelines Cases
     Trial and Mediation Preparation
     Resolving the Problem: Agreements, Trials and Other Tools
     Collecting the Account and Dealing with Assessment

Family Law Boot Camp II: Beyond the Basics – October 19 & 20, 2006
11 modules for a total of 678 minutes
     Discovery
     Discovery: Document and Assets
       Constructive Strategies for Handling Stress
       Estate Planning Considerations in Family Law
       Overlap of Family and Bankruptcy & Insolvency Law
       Pensions: Basics and Red Flags
       Divorce Coaching
       Custody and Access: Shared Parenting
       Family Justice Reform: New Directions for the Future
       Collection of Legal Fees
       Consideration of Conduct in Spousal Support Cases

Family Law Boot Camp Level I – March 6 & 7, 2008
17 modules for a total of 689 minutes
     Building a Practice With Pride
     Managing Your Clients: Intake and Communication
     Managing Your Clients: Client Emotional States
     Legal Aid: Working with the Legal Services Society of BC
     Problem Solving: Assessing the Alternatives
     Commencing Proceedings
     Judicial Case Conferences
     Chambers Practice: the Art of Advocacy
     Managing Your Clients: Dealing With The Law Society
     Errors in Family Law Practice
     Married and Unmarried Relationships: The Fundamentals
     Custody, Access, and Guardianship
     Child Support
     Spousal Support
     Property
     Resolving the Problem: Agreements, Trials, and Summary Trials
     Updates

Family Law Conference 2009 – July 9 & 10, 2009
12 modules for a total of 591 minutes
     Family Law in Turbulent Economic Times
     Conducting an Effective Family Law Trial
     High Conflict Families
     Resolution of Parenting Issues
     Family Law Mediation and Arbitration
     Hot Topics: The Future is Now
     Complex Issues of Spousal Support in and around the SSAGs: The BC Year in Review
     Top 10 Errors to Avoid in Calculating SSAGs
     Spousal Support and Retirement
     The Appellate Lens
     Determination of Income under s. 18 of the Guidelines
       Ethics Panel

Family Law Drafting Boot Camp – November 13 & 14, 2008
10 modules for a total of 477 minutes
     The Elements of Document Design
     Drafting Correspondence
     Pleadings
     Affidavits
     Dealing with The Law Society: Drafting Issues
     Errors in Family Law Practice: Drafting Issues
     Drafting Financial Statements
     Drafting Agreements
     Drafting Orders & Minutes of Settlement
     Practice Tips and Traps: Panel Discussion

Family Law for Legal Support Staff: Advanced Issues – June 3, 2008
7 modules for a total of 247 minutes
    Mediation or Trial
    Current Chambers Issues
    Proposed New Supreme Court Family Law Rules
    Hot Topics/Legal Update
    The Paperless Office (Fact Or Fiction)
    A Survival Guide to Managing The Unmanageable
    Preparing for Judicial Case Conferences and Chambers

Family Law: Provincial Court Boot Camp – March 22 & 23, 2010
11 modules for a total of 594 minutes
     Overview: Getting In and Out of Provincial Court
     Procedures and Practice in the Provincial Court
     Making Your Life Easy or Hard: How to Work with the Provincial Court Registry
     Managing a Provincial Court Practice and Staying Out of Trouble
     A View from the Bench
     Dealing with Director’s Counsel under the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program
     Dealing with Duty Counsel and Legal Services Society
     The Family Maintenance Program
     The Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
     Family Relations Act and Ministry of Children and Family Development Files
     Professional Conduct and Risk Management – Part I
     Professional Conduct and Risk Management – Part II

Family Law Settlements: Reaching and Recording Compromise – September 11, 2009
5 modules for a total of 291 minutes
    Procedural and Jurisdictional Overview
    Preparing for Conferences
       Conducting the Conference
       Documenting the Deal
       Fighting Over the Deal

Family Law: The New Supreme Court Rules – April 16, 2010
7 modules for a total of 262 minutes
    The Good News: What is Still the Same
    Commencing a Proceeding and Service
    Discovery and Disclosure of Documents
    Case Management
    Obtaining Orders Other Than at Trial
    Experts
    Costs

Family Law: The New Supreme Court Rules for Legal Support Staff – May 12, 2010
9 modules for a total of 263 minutes
    The Good News: What is still the Same
    Commencing a Proceeding and Service
    Discovery and Disclosure of Documents
    Case Management
    Obtaining Orders Other Than at Trial
    Experts
    Trial
    Transition: Files Caught Between the Old and New Rules
    Costs

Financing Urban Growth: Public Fees and Exactions – February 8, 2008
11 modules for a total of 328 minutes
     Overview
     Latecomer Charges
     Section 904 Amenities
     Development Cost Charges (DCC’s)
     Section 937.1 Development Works Agreements
     Section 938 Exactions
     Traditional Rezoning “Negotiations” and the New Phased Development Agreement
     Park, School and Highway Exactions
     Credits, Exemptions and Deferrals
     Ethics and Practice Issues
     The Developer’s Perspective

First Nations Economic Development – December 9, 2010
8 modules for a total of 296 minutes
      Indigenous Economic Development
      Duty of Consultation and Accommodation
      Reserve and Other Lands
       Treaty Land Entitlement and Specific Claims Interests
       Increased Land Development Opportunities in the Context of an Urban Treaty
       Governance and Business Development
       Tax and Legal Structures
       Coordinating Business and Wealth Management for Development

Foreclosure Basics for Legal Support Staff – April 24, 2009
10 modules for a total of 260 minutes
     From Demands to Filing the Petition
     Foreclosure Proceedings
     Strategies for Subordinate Charge Holders
     Advanced Foreclosure Issues
     Court Services Online
     Mortgage Enforcement on Aboriginal Lands
     Listing and Sales
     Mortgage Insurance Claims
     The View from the Other Side
     View from the Bench

Foreclosure Practice 2009 – April 23, 2009
10 modules for a total of 305 minutes
     Procedural Overview
     Order NISI
     Orders for Conduct of Sale and Orders Approving Sale
     Orders Absolute
     Receivers
     Priorities
     Costs and Protective Disbursements
     Civil and Criminal Forfeiture
     PPSA Issues
     Marshalling, Apportionment, Consolidation and Subrogation

Franchising 2010 – September 16, 2010
4 modules for a total of 192 minutes
     How to Advise Prospective Franchisees
     Key Points in Advising Franchisors
     Disclosure
     Case Law Update

Fundamentals of Judicial Review – January 30, 2009
8 modules for a total of 327 minutes
    Where Do We Start?
    Grounds & Issues
    Drafting Your Documents
    Evidence
       Dealing with Lay Litigants
       Interlocutory Applications
       Drafting & Presenting Your Argument
       View from the Bench

GST & PST: Tips and Traps for Business Lawyers – June 11, 2008
8 modules for a total of 296 minutes
    Overview of GST
    Overview of PST
    GST and PST for Corporate Reorganizations – Part I
    GST and PST for Corporate Reorganizations – Part II
    GST and PST on Legal Services
    GST and Purchase, Sale and Holding of Real Property
    Damages and Forfeitures
    Dealing with The Tax Authorities

GST & PST: Tips and Traps for Business Lawyers – May 21, 2009
8 modules for a total of 280 minutes
    Overview of GST
    Overview of PST
    GST and PST for Corporate Reorganizations (Part 1)
    GST and PST for Corporate Reorganizations (Part 2)
    GST and PST on Legal Services
    GST and Purchase, Sale and Holding of Real Property
    Damages & Forfeitures
    Dealing with Sales Tax Authorities

Health Care Costs Recovery Act – October 23, 2009
4 modules for a total of 150 minutes
    Overview of the Act
    Fact Pattern #1
    Fact Pattern #2
    Fact Pattern #3

Immigration Issues in Depth 2007 – December 7, 2007
6 modules for a total of 317 minutes
    Jurisprudence Update: Administrative and Immigration Law
    Immigration and Refugee Board Issues
    Immigration Law Practice Management
    Mr. Hobz Takes a Vacation: Applications by the Minister to Remove Refugee Protection
    Federal Court Practice Issues
    View from the Bench
Immigration Issues in Depth 2008 – December 5, 2008
5 modules for a total of 187 minutes
    Jurisprudence Update: Administrative and Immigration Law
       Immigration and Refugee Board Issues
       Refugee Protection Issues
       Immigration Division Issue: Disclosure
       Panel Discussion: Ethical Issues in Working With Consultants

Immigration Issues in Depth 2009 – December 4, 2009
7 modules for a total of 326 minutes
    Jurisprudence Update: Administrative and Immigration Law
    Immigration and Refugee Board Issues: Scheduling Issues – Postponements and
       Adjournments
    Citizenship – Who, How and When, Oh When
    Top Issues in Practice Management
    CBSA & CIC Interviews – When and What Do You Have to Answer?
    Now You Have to Go
    View from the Bench

Immigration Issues in Depth 2010 – December 3, 2010
8 modules for a total of 339 minutes
    Jurisprudence Update: Administrative and Immigration Law
    Immigration and Refugee Board Issues: Refugee Reform and the Balanced Refugee Reform
       Act
    Doing Time in Maple Ridge: Detention Review for the MV Sun Sea Refugees
    Ethical and Practice Issues: Do's & Don'ts
    Section 34(2) Minister's Relief
    Breaking the Log Jam
    Registry Issues & E-Filing
    View from the Bench

Intellectual Property Issues for Litigators – September 20, 2007
6 modules for a total of 285 minutes
       Patent Disputes
       Copyright and Moral Rights Infringement Litigation
       Confidentiality and Trade Secrets
       Trademark Disputes
       Domain Name Dispute Resolution and Online Counterfeiting
       Arbitrating Intellectual Property Disputes

Intellectual Property for Litigators 2009 – September 25, 2009
7 modules for a total of 329 minutes
     Patent Disputes
     Copyright and Moral Rights Infringement Litigation
     Confidentiality and Trade Secrets
     Trademark Disputes
     Domain Name Dispute Resolution
     Discovery in IP Litigation
       The Electronic Commerce Protection Act: SPAM, Spyware and Suits

Intellectual Property for Solicitors – October 17, 2008
8 modules for a total of 308 minutes
     Intellectual Property
     Intellectual Property – A Primer
     Acquiring and Protecting Intellectual Property in an Ongoing Business
     Intellectual Property in a Large Transaction
     Non-disclosure Agreements and Confidentiality Provisions in Commercial IP Agreements
     Technology Transactions: Key Issues
     Taking Security in IP Rights: Financing and Other Transactions
     Taxation of Intellectual Property in Commercial Transactions
     Dispute Resolution Provisions for Commercial IP Agreements

Intellectual Property for Solicitors – 2010 Update – November 9, 2010
6 modules for a total of 302 minutes
     Intellectual Property – A Primer
     Non-disclosure Agreements and Confidentiality Provisions in Commercial IP Agreements
     Acquiring and Protecting Intellectual Property in an Ongoing Business
     Intellectual Property in a Large Transaction
     Technology Transactions: Key Issues
     Taxation Issues

Insurance Law Conference 2009 – September 11, 2009
9 modules for a total of 320 minutes
     Understanding Allocation
     Key Coverage Issues in Construction Claims
     Warranties, Misrepresentations and Rescission of the Insurance Contract
     The Role of Excess Counsel
     Electronic Discovery and Document Retention and Disclosure for Insurers
     The Art of Denial—Denial of Coverage under the Insurance Policy
     Selection of Trial by Jury by Insurers
     Risk Transfer among Insurers: Allocations in Advance
     Panel Presentation: In House Counsel with Insurance Companies

Insurance Law Conference 2010 – September 10, 2010
8 modules for a total of 319 minutes
     Welcome to My House: Homeowners’ Policy Liability and Coverage
     Welcome to My Shop: Commercial Policy Liability and Coverage
     How Is The Project Going? Construction Policy Liability and Coverage
     Emerging Coverage Issues in The Canadian Insurance Market
     So You Want To Be A “Professional”? Professional Negligence Liability and Coverage
     So You Want To Be A Director? Directors and Officers’ Liability and Coverage
     Ethics and The Insurance Lawyer
       How ICBC Manages Legal Expenses

Labour Law Conference – June 26, 2009
5 modules for a total of 268 minutes
    The Practice of Presentation – Three Perspectives
    Issues Arising in an Economic Downturn
    Prima Facie Discrimination – From Complaint to Completion
    Pre-Hearing Disclosure of Particulars and Documents
    The New US Regime – How does it affect us?

Labour Relations Conference 2010—June 18, 2010
5 modules for a total of 303 minutes
    Tribunal Update
    Bargaining
    Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Labour Relations
    Privacy
    Labour Law Update

Lawyers' Use of Financial Statements – March 4, 2011
6 modules for a total of 309 minutes
    Introduction to Financial Statements and GAAP
    Reading and Using Financial Statements
    Public Accountant Reports
    Financial Statement Fraud
    Financial Statement Analysis
    Business Valuations

Lawyers' Use of Financial Statements – March 19, 2010
6 modules for a total of 285 minutes
    Introduction to Financial Statements and GAAP
    Reading and Using Financial Statements
    Public Accountant Reports
    Financial Ratio Analysis and Reading Financial Statements
    Business Valuations
    Financial Statement Fraud

Lawyers' Use of Financial Statement – February 15, 2008
9 modules for a total of 299 minutes
       Accounting Cycle And Introduction To Case Study
       Case Study
       Reading Financial Statements
       Basic Financial Ratio Analysis
       Public Accountant Reports
       Reading Financial Statements
       Business Valuations And Getting Money Out Of A Company Part I
       Business Valuations And Getting Money Out Of A Company Part Ii
       Manipulation And Falsified Financial Statements

Legal Research 2008 – December 11, 2008
8 modules for a total of 289 minutes
     More than Just Books: The BC Courthouse Library Society
     CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute) and other LIIs
     Further Afield: When and How to Research Foreign Law
     Research for the Small Firm or Sole Practitioner
     Cost Control and Recovery
     Finding (the Right) Legislation
     New Electronic Research Strategies
     Research Roundtable

Legal Strategies in Business Acquisitions 2010 – January 21, 2010
6 modules for a total of 320 minutes
     Strategic Due Diligence
     Identifying and Successfully Negotiating the Key Labour and Employment Issues in a Business
         Transaction
     Negotiating an Acceptable Indemnification Provision
     Security for Vendor Take Back Financings Including Escrow Agreements
     Preventing and Managing Shareholder Disputes
     Avoiding Post closing Adjustment and Earn-out Issues

Legal Strategies in Business Acquisitions 2011 – February 11, 2011
6 modules for a total of 328 minutes
     Principles of Negotiation
     Negotiations with First Nations
     Change From GAAP to IFRS
     Lessons Learned from the Lawyers Insurance Fund
     Negotiating IP Clauses within Business Agreements
     Indemnities

Let’s Talk Construction Law – April 25, 2008
4 Modules for a total of 335 minutes
      Procurement
      Risk Avoidance and Mistakes
      Liens and Holdbacks
      Settlements and Negotiations

Litigator's Arsenal 2009 – April 2, 2009
9 modules for a total of 294 minutes
      Panel of Learned Senior Litigators
      Rule 37B: A Clean Slate
      Seven Suggestions for Successful Suing – A Short Guide for Aspiring Trial Lawyers
       Taking Pleadings Seriously
       When Bankruptcy Proceedings May be Preferable to Conventional Litigation
       Responding to Requests for Evidence from Parties to Foreign Litigation
       Using the Rules to Achieve Economic Litigation
       When David Becomes Goliath: Litigating Against Lay-people
       View From the Bench: Overused, Poorly-used, Underused, and Well-used Rules and
        Procedures in Chambers

Making Trusts Work 2008 – November 21, 2008
7 modules for a total of 253 minutes
    Trust Law Update
    Taxation of Trust: A Primer
    Drafting Trusts That Work
    Making US Trusts Work
    Dealing With US Real Estate
    Professional Responsibility
    Family & Alter Ego Trust Record Keeping

Mastering the Chambers – October 3, 2008
5 modules for a total of 267 minutes
    Demonstration of Family Chambers Application
    Drafting: Know What You Want
    Presentation: How to Ask for What You Want and Enable the Master to Give It to You
    The Order: Getting It Right
    Costs: What to Ask For

Medical Experts 2009 – May 15, 2009
8 modules for a total of 314 minutes
    The Basics
    Selecting Your Expert
    Contaminating the Expert
    Preparation of the Expert Report
    Preparing Your Expert to Testify
    The Expert Report
    Attacking the Other Side’s Expert
    View from the Bench and Litigation Counsel Practice Panel

Medicine for Lawyers 2011 – January 13, 2011
9 modules for a total of 440 minutes
    The Family Physician
    Orthopaedic Assessments
    Video Demonstration for Orthopaedic Assessments
    Neurological Assessments
    Video Demonstration for Neurological Assessments
    Medical Experts
       Psychological Injuries
       Physiatry and the Process of Rehabilitation: Everything you Need to Know
       Medical Evidence at Trial: The View from the Bench

Mining 2009 – March 27, 2009
7 modules for a total of 288 minutes
    Financing in Tough Economic Times
    NI 43-101 – Is It Broken? – Should We Fix It?
    Dealing with China
    Structuring Deals in Central and South America
    Arbitration v. The Court Process in Conflict Resolution
    Short Form Option – Joint Venture Agreements
    Environmental Issues

Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime – September 26, 2007
6 modules for a total of 276 minutes
       Law Society and Legislative Initiatives to Combat Money Laundering
       FINTRAC: Money Laundering Typologies in the Legal Profession
       Lawyers and Clients Part 1: Investigations
       Lawyers and Clients Part 2: Transactions
       Money Laundering: The Police Response
       Mortgage Fraud and Money Laundering: Crime and the Real Estate Market
       Dirty Money in the Securities Industry

Motions to Strike – November 13, 2009
4 Modules for a total of 285 minutes
    How to Mount an Effective Motion to Strike: Procedural and Strategic Considerations
    Case Studies: Private Sector Litigation Issues
    Case Studies: Public Sector Litigation Issues
    The New BCSC Rules of Court and Views from the Bench on Motions to Strike

Municipal Law Basics 2009 – April 3, 2009
8 modules for a total of 292 minutes
    Provincial-Municipal Relations and Concurrent Authority
    Municipal Services
    Regulatory Powers
    Corporate Powers and Municipal Property
    Municipal Governance
    Local Government Finance
    Suing the Local Government
    Local Government Elections

Municipal Law Update 2006 – February 3, 2006
7 modules for a total of 265 minutes
       Municipal Governance: Overview of the Roles, Rights, Responsibilities, and Restrictions on the
        Individual Council Member
       Municipal Powers under the Community Charter
       Municipal Companies, Contracts, and Public-Private Partnerships
       Regional Districts and the Charter
       Municipal Dealings in Property under the Charter
       Municipal Liability and Assistance to Business
       Negligence and Nuisance: Liability and Limitations

Municipal Law Update 2011 – March 3, 2011
6 modules for a total of 316 minutes
    Wading into Federal Waters: Local Governments and the Division of Powers
    The Open Meeting Rule
    Trade Agreements and Local Government Procurement
    The Charter of Rights and Municipal Public Places
    Municipalities and the Treaty Process
    Recent Developments in Bylaw Enforcement

Negotiation Breakfast Series – November 17, 24, December 1 and 8, 2010
4 modules for a total of 244 minutes
    Negotiation Breakfast Series: Negotiation with Difficult People
    Negotiation Breakfast Series: Ten Ways to Be an Effective "Hard Bargainer"
    Negotiation Breakfast Series: The Last Gap in Negotiations and How to Cross It
    Negotiation Breakfast Series: 17 Strategies for Reopening Jammed Negotiations

Negotiating and Structuring Commercial Leases – May 10, 2007
7 modules for a total of 324 minutes
    The Basics of Commercial Leasing
    Negotiating the Deal
    Insurance Issues
    Assignment, Subletting, and Renewal
    Key Lease Issues from the Perspective of a Property Manager
    Minimizing Environmental Risks, Liabilities and Obligations Associated with Commercial
        Property
    Default Provisions: The Drafter’s Perspective

New Civil Rules 2010 – April 26 & 27, 2010
14 modules for a total of 705 minutes
     Introduction to the Course
     Overview of the New Civil Rules
     Pleadings and Forms
     Documentary Discovery
     Oral Discovery
     Alternate Fact Discovery
     Case Planning
       The United Kingdom Experience
       Expert Evidence
       Applications
       Fast Track Litigation
       Trial Management
       Transition
       Closing Practice Panel

New Civil Rules 2010 for Legal Support Staff – May 7, 2010
9 modules for a total of 302 minutes
    Pleadings under the New Rules
    Service of Documents
    Chambers Practice
    Discovery
    Fast Track Litigation
    Case Planning
    Trials
    Expert Evidence
    Closing Practice Panel

Out of the “Ordinary Problems” in “Ordinary” Estates – June 27, 2008
9 modules for a total of 311 minutes
    Problems with Testamentary Instruments
    Dealing With Liabilities and the Need to Act Quickly
    Some Pre-Grant Problems
    Professional Conflicts – Advising Personal Representatives on Their Duties and Interests as
        Beneficiaries
    Family Conflict
    Odd Assets
    Joint Tenancy Properties
    Some Post-Grant Problems
    Tax Issues

Partnerships and Societies for Legal Support Staff and Junior Lawyers 2011 –April 29, 2011
8 modules for a total of 305 minutes
     General Partnership
     Creating a Limited Partnership
     Working with a Limited Partnership – Part I
     Working with a Limited Partnership – Part II
     Creating and Working with a Limited Liability Partnership
     Incorporating a BC Society
     Organizing a BC Society
     Maintaining and Annual Matters for a BC Society
Pension Division Fundamentals for Family Lawyers – April 10, 2008
9 modules for a total of 249 minutes
    Pension Basics
    Overview Of Pension Division: Basic Part 6 Principles
    Starting The File
    An Actuary’s Perspective
    Supplementary Pension Plans
    Canada Pension Plan
    Federally Regulated Plans
    The Administrator’s Perspective
    Drafting Issues, Special Problems, Recent Cases, Warning Signs

Personal Injury and Commercial Host Liability – October 14, 2005
8 modules for a total of 274 minutes
     Case Law and Legislative Update
     The Plaintiff’s Case against a Commercial Host – Part 1
     The Plaintiff’s Case against a Commercial Host – Part 2
     The ICBC’s Interest
     Identifying the Culprit
     The Defendant’s Position on Assumption of Risk
     Sources of Expertise
     Panel Discussion: The Old and the New Mores

Personal Injury Conference 2009 – June 18, 2009
9 modules for a total of 317 minutes
     Case Law Update
     Personal Injury Trials in Provincial Court
     What I Like About Special Rules: (R. 66, R. 68, R. 18A)
     Offers to Settle and R. 37B
     Damages: The Use of Part 7 to Defend Claims for Future Care
     Polypharmacology: When Medication Becomes the Problem
     Life Expectancy Issues
     The Paperless Office
     The Use and Abuse of Technology at Trial: What Works and What Doesn’t

Personal Injury Conference 2010 – October 15, 2010
9 modules for a total of 214 minutes
     Case Law Update (Due to technical problems, we lost the recording of this module. We are
        working to recover it and hope to have it available soon)
     Conflicts (Due to technical problems, we lost the recording of this module. We are working
        to recover it and hope to have it available soon)
     Is Swirski Dead?
     Loss of Earning Capacity
     Causation and Indivisible Injuries
     Mitigation: How Far is the Plaintiff Expected to Go?
       Assessing Motorcycle Helmet Effectiveness
       A New Tariff in Town: Costs Assessments under the Civil Rules
       Lawyer as “Doctor”

Personal Injury for Legal Support Staff – December 8, 2007
12 modules for a total of 360 minutes
     Getting Started and Document Management
     Part 7 Benefits
     Chambers Applications
     Experts
     Legal Research & Internet Investigations
     Without Prejudice Letters & Privilege
     Rule 18A, Rule 66, and Rule 68
     Evidence
     Damages Update
     Mediation
     Medical Records
     Bill of Costs

Personal Injury Practice 2008 – February 27, 2008
9 modules for a total of 307minutes
     Choosing the Right Case
     Managing Conflicts
     Benefits and Benefit Reimbursement
     Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Claims
     Extra-Provincial Issues
     Using Computers to Manage Your Case
     Discovery and Documents
     Openings
     Experts’ Reports

Planning Considerations for Blended Families – May 12, 2006
8 modules for a total of 309 minutes
     Introduction to Planning Considerations for Blended Families
     Family Law Tools: Family Law Agreements and Trusts
     Estate Planning Tools: Mutual Wills and Distribution Agreements
     Estate Planning Tools: Trusts
     Estate Planning Tools: Other Planning Tools
     WVA Update: Cases Specific to Blended Family Situations
     Conflicts and Professional Responsibility
     Panel Discussion: Analysis of Fact Patterns Involving Blended Families

PPSA Update – June 12, 2008
6 modules for a total of 260 minutes
       PPSA Practice Points, Traps and Pitfalls – What’s New?
       Enforcement of PPSA Security Agreements
       New Features to Assist Practitioners at the Personal Property Registry – Hear it from the
        Registrar.
       PPSA Case Law Update – Get up to Speed Fast
       The Impact of the New Securities Transfer Act on the PPSA
       New Developments with Non-PPSA, But Very Important, Security: Ships Mortgages and
        Bank Act Security

Preventing Wrongful Convictions – October 16, 2010
8 modules for a total of 374 minutes
     Introduction
     Eyewitness Identification Evidence
     Expert Evidence
     Unsavoury Witnesses
     Lunch with Featured Speaker
     Confessions
     The Role of Counsel and Police in Preventing Wrongful Convictions
     Post Conviction Reviews

Privacy Update 2008 – December 5, 2008
7 modules for a total of 330 minutes
     Key Developments at the OIPCBC
     Workplace Privacy
     Business Privacy
     Update on Recent OIPC Developments under PIPA
     Litigation: Breach Notification
     Health Panel
     Top 10 Hot Topics

Priorities 2009 – November 13, 2009
8 modules for a total of 280 minutes
     Landlords’ Priorities
     Secured Transactions/PPSA
     Real Property Mortgages
     Priority Issues in Bankruptcy
     Crown and Statutory Claims
     Bank Act Security
     Priorities and the Builders Lien Claimant
     Hot Topics in Priorities: Panel Discussion

Product Liability 2010 – September 24, 2010
9 modules for a total of 329 minutes
     Overview and Update on Product Liability Law in Canada
     Duty and Failure to Warn
       Warranties – Express and Implied
       Plaintiff’s Perspective
       Defendant’s Perspective
       Class Actions
       Damages
       Experts’ Reports
       Manufacturers’ and Insurers’ Panel

Psychological and Psychiatric Evidence in Civil Litigation – May 28, 2009
9 modules for a total of 324 minutes
     Roles and Boundaries: Lawyers, Patients and Mental Health Professionals
     A Look at Mental Disorders Commonly Arising in Litigation
     A Primer on Forensic Psychology
     A Primer on Psychiatry
     Psychology and Psychiatry in the Legal Process
     Psychological and Psychiatric Evidence at Trials: View from the Bench
     Psychiatric Pharmacology
     Retaining a Psychologist or Psychiatrist
     Psychological and Psychiatric Evidence Round Table Discussion

Public-Private Partnership – March 23, 2006
8 modules for a total of 359 minutes
    Purpose and Policy Issues
    Procurement Process
    Project Agreements
    Structuring the Consortium and Inter-Consortium Agreements
    Financing the Consortium
    Financing the Project
    Project Communications, Transparency, and Freedom of Information
    Insuring the Risks

Real Estate Deals: Making and Breaking Them in Challenging Times – June 19, 2009
9 modules for a total of 298 minutes
     Creating and Preserving Enforceable Rights
     Remedies of Seller in the Collapsed Deal
     Special Factors Relating to Pre-sales
     Remedies of the Purchaser in the Collapsed Deal
     Prudent Practice Management: Title Insurance
     Defensive Practice: When Boilerplate Boils Over
     Recent Land Title Case Law
     Fraud and Illegal Contracts
     How to Avoid Getting Sued
Real Estate Development: Resort and Hotel Properties – June 2, 2006
7 modules for a total of 303 minutes
     Resort Development on First Nations Land
     Structuring Resort Hotels
     Points-Based Time Share Programs
     Marketing Issues
     Servicing and Utilities
     Land Tenure Issues
     Tax Issues

Real Estate Development – June 23, 2005
5 modules for a total of 291 minutes
     Structure of Developer
     Development Rights
     Site Development Control
     Subdivision Regulation
     Development Marketing Under the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA)

Real Estate: Everything's Gone Green – January 29, 2009
13 modules for a total of 279 minutes
     Green Development and LEED: An Overview
     What Green Development Means for Lawyers: Fifteen Years of Experience from UniverCity
        and Dockside Green
     UniverCity: A Decade of Green Development
     Working with Local Government for Green Development
     Dockside Green: Legal Challenges
     Managing Green Development: Integrating Green Commitments into Construction
        Contracts
     Green Energy Utilities: Financing Green Updates
     Marketing Green Development
     Master Plans and Development Agreements
     Greyfield Development: Contaminated Sites
     Site Design through Land Regulation: Development Permits and Zoning
     Keeping it Green through Covenants and Easements
     Green Governance

Real Estate Fundamentals 2007 – October 19, 2007
7 modules for a total of 304 minutes
     Land in British Columbia
     Effective Due Diligence
     Essential Tax Issues
     PPSA Issues in Real Estate Transactions
     Environmental Considerations in the Purchase, Sale and Development of Real Property
     Aboriginal Title
     Pulling it all Together: Drafting Issues in Commercial Purchase and Sale Agreements
Real Estate Special Topics – June 20, 2008
10 modules for a total of 306 minutes
     Airspace Parcels
     Development Financing
     Contract of Purchase and Sale for Income Producing Properties
     Conveyance of a Leasehold Interest of Indian Act Reserve Lands
     Property Transfer Tax for Unusual Transactions
     Mixed Use and Commercial Bylaws
     Retail, Office, and Industrial Strata Bylaws
     Expropriation – The Property Owner’s Perspective
     Filing Strata Plans in the LTSA
     E-filing and Survey Issues

Real Estate Update 2010 – June 4, 2010
9 modules for a total of 281 minutes
     Practice Management: Dealing with Market Fluctuations
     HST
     Case Law Update
     Questions & Discussion
     Title Insurance
     Red Flag Issues: Practice Management/Ethics
     Law Society Complaints
     Land Title and Survey Authority of BC
     Strata Development Issues

Real Property Assessment 2008 – May 1, 2008
7 modules for a total of 349 minutes
     Dispute Resolution
     Other Methods of Dispute Resolution
     Board Forum
     Stated Case Appeals
     Cases of Interest
     Interplay of Assessments and Taxation
     Equitable Assessment

Regulation of Renewable Resources – October 2, 2009
7 modules for a total of 279 minutes
    Local Government’s New Green Regulatory Tool Kit
    Re-Fashioning the Old Regulatory Tool Kit for New Purposes
    Impact Fees for Environmental Mitigation of Urban Development
    Urban Solar Power and Geothermal Alternatives: Zoning and Building Code Regulations and
        Incentives
    Regulating Wind Farms
    Green Building Initiatives
       The Role and Responsibility of Professionals in Urban Sustainability

Residential Construction and Renovation: A General Practitioner's Guide – June 16, 2006
9 modules for a total of 316 minutes
     Approval
     Financing
     Design
     Homeowner Protection Act Requirements
     Residential Construction and Workers’ Compensation Law
     The Owner/Builder Contract
     Subdivision and Strata Title Registration
     Builders Lien Issues
     The Project Gone Wrong

Residential Conveyancing Fundamentals for LSS – March 7, 2008
8 modules for a total of 282 minutes
     Overview of a Conveyance
     The Torrens System
     Consulting with Clients and Obtaining Instructions
     The Purchase Contract
     Mortgage Instructions
     Searches and Investigations
     Property Transfer Tax
     Closing Documents and Procedures
     Practice Pitfalls

Residential Real Estate Conference 1st Annual – December 5, 2008
11 modules for a total of 378 minutes
     Electronic Filing Update
     Essential Tax Issues
     Subdivision and Development
     Toxic Properties
     Title Insurance in a Torrens Jurisdiction
     Lunch – Featuring Luncheon Speaker
     Expanding Your Practice to Commercial Real Estate
     Resale of Presales in the Current Market
     Resolving Last Minute Problems: Completing the Sale or….Not
     Builders Liens
     To Catch a Thief

Residential Real Estate Conference 2009 – December 3, 2009
8 modules for a total of 360 minutes
     Case Law Update
     Creating and Preserving Enforceable Rights
       The Collapsing Real Estate Deal: Legal Remedies for the Purchaser
       Market Update
       Residential Ground Leases
       Practice Pitfalls and Tips
       Trust Law and Residential Real Estate
       Tax Issues

Residential Real Estate Conference 2010 – December 3. 2010
7 modules for a total of 307 minutes
     Pre-Sale Contracts: Important Issues and Unresolved Questions
     Covenants and Other Nature Conservation Tools
     Property Transfer Tax Issues
     Lunch with Featured Speaker: BC’s Prospects Amid a Shifting Economic Landscape
     Avoiding Pitfalls in Challenging Times
     Real Estate Information: Beyond the Land Title Office
     HST Impact Update

Residential Schools Adjudication Process: Beyond Dispute Resolution – May 26 & 27, 2010
8 modules for a total of 485 minutes
     Historical Overview
     Independent Assessment Process (IAP)
     Ethical Issues Confronting Counsel
     Procedure, Legal Standards, and Other Wrongful Acts (OWA) Claims
     Role and Participation of Alleged Perpetrators
     Practice Tips
     Resolution of Claims and Other Settlement Agreement Issues
     Reconciliation and Moving Forward

Restitution – April 8, 2009
6 modules for a total of 309 minutes
     Introduction – Overview of Restitution
     Restitution of “Autonomous Unjust Enrichment”
     Restitution as a Remedy for Tortious Acts
     Restitution in the Contractual Realm
     Restitution to Vindicate Property Rights
     Panel Discussion: Constructive Trust and Other Restitutionary Remedies

Risk Management for Corporations – October 29, 2009
6 modules for a total of 296 minutes
     Risk Management
     Contracts
     Governance
     Insurance
     The Key to Risk Management – Policies and Procedures
     How to Implement Risk Management: a Panel Discussion
School Law 2006 – February 3, 2006
6 modules for a total of 306 minutes
     An Arbitration Update for the Education Sector
     Recent Developments in the College of Teachers
     Special Education: Charter Remedies and Other Recent Developments
     Schoolyard Bullying: The Impact of Human Rights in the Schools
     Keeping Schools Safe From Drugs: The Rights of Students and Responsibilities of School
        Officials
     Teachers and Freedom of Expression

School Law 2010 –March 10, 2011
6 modules for a total of 302 minutes
     Education in the Broader Context: The Future is Now
     BC College of Teachers: Legal Developments in Teacher Professionalism
     Arbitration Awards in the Public Sector
     Social Networking: Legal Challenges for Educators
     Freedom of Expression: In and Out of the Classroom
     Recent Developments in Special Education: The Moore Decision

Search Warrants and Wiretap – June 12, 2010
6 modules for a total of 271 minutes
     Running a Wiretap
     The Authorization and Affidavit
     Intercepted Communications
     Lunch with Featured Speaker
     Search Warrants and Wiretap: View from the Bench
     Trends in Search Law

Secrets of Chambers 2009 –February 12, 2009
5 modules for a total of 217 minutes
     Secrets of Dealing with Difficult Situations
     Affidavit Magic and Defending Chambers Applications
     Secrets of Costs in Chambers
     Dealing with the Self Represented Litigant (SRL)
     Top Frustrations and View from the Bench

Self – Governing Professions 2008 – April 17, 2008
6 modules for a total of 282 minutes
      Opening Address
      Recent Developments in Professional Regulation
      Best Practices in Public Affairs For Self-Governing Professions
      Investigations: Overcoming Obstacles
      Top Ten Cases You Should Know About
      Panel Discussion: Future Challenges of Self-Governing Professions
Self - Governing Professions 2011 – April 1, 2011
7 modules for a total of 286 minutes
      Keynote Speaker – Ministry of Attorney General
      Registration Issues
      Liability of Regulators
      Recent Developments in Professional Regulation
      Health Professions Review Board: Two Years in Review
      Regulating the Regulators
      Panel Discussion: Future Challenges of Self-Government

Securities for Junior Lawyers and Legal Support Staff – February 6, 2009
7 modules for a total of 283 minutes
     Securities Law Overview
     Corporate Law Primer
     Client Expectations and Client Management in Challenging Times
     Litigation Issues
     Public Company Private Placements and TSX/Venture Exchange Policies
     Down Market Issues
     Public Company Compliance

Securities for Junior Lawyers and Legal Support Staff 2011 – February 25, 2011
7 modules for a total of 338 minutes
     Financial Statement Essentials
     Drafting Securities Documents
     Corporate Governance: The Framework
     Corporate Governance: Best Practices
     Due Diligence
     Plans of Arrangement
     TSX/V Filings: Filing Tips and Helpful Hints

Securities for Junior Lawyers and Legal Support Staff: Creating and Advising a Public Company
7 modules for a total of 302 minutes
     Incorporation
     Raising Capital for Private Companies
     IPOs: Drafting the Prospectus
     Filing Your IPO Prospectus with the BCSC
     IPOs: Closings
     Ongoing Disclosure Obligations
     Corporate Governance

Sentencing 2007 – May 12, 2007
7 modules for a total of 352 minutes
     Sentencing: Views from the Bench
     Sentencing Negotiations (Primarily from the Defence Perspective)
       Sentencing Practice Issues
       Post Sentence: Myths and Realities in the Federal System
       Current Issues in Sentencing
       Sentence Appeals
       Post Sentence Orders

Small Claim Court -2011 – May 5, 2011
7 modules for a total of 273 minutes
    Self-Represented Litigants
    Dispute Resolution Rules
    Appeals
    Pleadings and Contested Applications
    Litigating MVAs in Small Claims Court
    New Supreme Court Civil Rules
    Views from the Bench

Solo and Small Firm Conference 2009—January 22, 2009
6 modules for a total of 363 minutes
     Risks, Claims, Frauds and Scams
     Ethics
     Trust, Tax and Accounting Issues
     The New Client ID Rules
     Technology Issues
     Professional Complaints – Recent Developments

Solo and Small Firm Conference 2011 – March 11, 2011
7 modules for a total of 373 minutes
     Planning for Retirement
     Valuation, Earn-outs and Buy-outs of a Law Practice: Structuring the Deal
     Tax and Accounting Issues in Succession Planning
     Lunch with Featured Speaker: CBIA’s Role in Financial Planning
     Recent Developments in Law Firm Management: How to Think Big
     Recent Developments in Law Office Technology and Marketing
     Overview of Small Firm Trips, Traps and Scams

Statements by an Accused – October 25, 2008
5 modules for a total of 297 minutes
     The Voluntariness
     The Right to Counsel
     Statements to Persons Not Visibly in Authority
     False Confessions and Miscarriages of Justice
     A Practical Guide to Leading Statements

Strata Property: All Stacked Up – June 5, 2008
7 modules for a total of 318 minutes
     Duty to Repair and Maintain
     Privacy
     Sections
     Section 164
     Ethics Panel
     Strata Corporation Insurance
     Human Rights
Strata Property Update 2011 – April 28, 2011
6 modules for a total of 287 minutes
     Section Types and Mixed Use Buildings
     Ethics
     Legislative Amendments Update
     Plan Amendments and Alterations – Part I
     Plan Amendments and Alterations – Part II
     Case Law Update

Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines Update 2006 – March 31, 2006
4 modules for a total of 249 minutes
    Background and Overview of the Advisory Guidelines
    SSAG Case Law Update
    Flexibility and Discretion under the Advisory Guidelines
    Effective Use of the Software: Avoiding Garbage In/Garbage Out

Subdivision Regulation and Discretion – November 19, 2010
8 modules for a total of 307 minutes
    Drafting and Anatomy of the Subdivision Agreement
    Subdivision Dedications: Parks, School Lands and Highways
    Security for Infrastructure Works: Letters of Credit
    Regulation of Lot Sizes, Subdivision Standards and Discretionary Imposition of On-Site and
        Off-Site Works and Services
    Approving Officers’ Discretion and Judicial Review
    Development Cost Charges and Credits and Subdivision Works and Services
    Latecomers Schemes and Fees and Extended Works and Services
    Section 219 Covenants, Building Schemes and Statutory Rights of Way

Suing and Defending the Government 2010 –April 8, 2010
8 modules for a total of 352 minutes
     Recent Developments in Practice and Procedure When Suing The Crown
     Recent Developments in Government Liability
     Recent Developments in Government Liability II – Part One
     Recent Developments in Government Liability II – Part Two
     Lunch with Featured Speaker
     Recent Developments in The Charter
     Costs, Interventions and Administrative Law Issues
     Panel Discussion on Crown Litigation
Tax Driven Transactions – May 27, 2010
6 modules for a total of 257 minutes
     Basics of Corporate Taxation and Distributions
     Corporate Reorganizations I
     Corporate Reorganizations II
     Defensive Tax Practice
     Income Trust Conversions
     Anti-Avoidance Rules

Tax for Non-Tax Lawyers—Basic Issues – April 26, 2007
3 modules for a total of 129 minutes
     Section 85 Rollovers
     Section 88 Wind-Ups
     Section 87 Amalgamations

Tax for Non-Tax Lawyers—Advanced Issues – April 26, 2007
5 modules for a total of 167 minutes
     Types of US Entities
     Inbound Investment
     US Tax Treatment of Entities
     Outbound Investment
     Sample Cross-Border Structures

Tending Law 2009 – March 6, 2009
7 modules for a total of 351 minutes
    Fundamentals of Tendering
    Full Welcome and Introduction
    Introduction to Tercon and What It Means
    Tendering v. RFP v. Hybrids
    Tendering in the trade Context
    What to Do When the Call Comes In?
    Panel Discussion

Using International Law in Canada – May 8, 2008
7 modules for a total of 326 minutes
       What is International Law? Sources and Definitions
       Reception of Public International law in Canadian Law
       Treaty Law in Canada
       Lunch with Luncheon Speaker: Importance and Relevance of International Law in Practice
       Customary International Law
       Research
       View from the Bench
Western Canadian Class Actions Conference 2009 – November 20, 2009
10 modules for a total of 346 minutes
     Western Canada Check-up
     What is Actually Preferable to a Class Action?
     Certification: How Much Evidence Does the Court Really Want?
     Top 10 Ethical Questions In Class Actions
     Real Access to Justice: The Overwhelming Importance of Making a Claims Process User-
       Friendly
     Lessons Learned from Quebec
     The Problem with the Canadian Approach to Counsel Fees
     The ABC’s of Class Action Financing
     Solving the National Class Action Problem – The Counsel
     Solving the National Class Action Problem – The Courts

Wills, Estates and Succession Act: An Overview – November 23, 2010
9 modules for a total of 334 minutes
     Background & Transitional Provisions
     Fundamental Rules
     Survivorship
     Lunch with Featured Speaker
     General Wills Provisions
     Beneficiary Designations
     Intestacy
     Estate Administration
     Estate Litigation

Wills, Estates, and Trusts Conference: Estate Litigation – November 4, 2005
9 modules for a total of 255 minutes
     A Wills Variation Act Retrospective
     Joint Tenancies: The Missing Assets
     Thorny Issues Regarding Committeeships
     Passing of Accounts
     Procedural Pitfalls
     Beneficiaries’ Rights to Documents from a Trustee or Executor
     View from the Bench
     Wills Variation Act Update
     Solicitors’ Obligations in Taking Wills Instructions

Wills, Estates, and Trusts Conference: Trusts – November 3, 2005
7 modules for a total of 279 minutes
     Trust Law Update
     Taxation of Trusts
     Commercial Trusts
     Pension Trusts
       Charitable Trusts
       Offshore Trusts
       Trusts and Tax Treaties

Wills & Estates for Legal Support Staff – Advanced Issues – June 12, 2009
13 modules for a total of 283 minutes
     Types of Grants
     Special Situations
     Additional Affidavits Needed
     Speaking to an Application
     After Grant Executor Situations
     Probate Fees
     Getting Your Probate Applications Right
     Executor’s Fees
     Passing of Accounts
     Tips for utilizing Support and Professional Resources
     Managing Deadlines; Reviewing Timelines
     Dealing with Public Institutions
     Bill 28 – Wills, Estates and Succession Act

Wills and Estates Fundamentals for LSS – February 12 & 13, 2008
15 modules for a total of 545 minutes
     The Basics of Wills Law
     Wills File Management
     Estate Administration Practice
     Is Probate/Administration Required
     Reviewing the Will
     File Organization and Management
     Risk Management Issues
     Day One Question Period
     Gathering Information
     Application for a Grant of Letters Probate: Part I
     Application for a Grant of Letters Probate: Part II
     Application for a Grant of Letters of Administration/Letters of Administration With Will
        Annexed
     Application for an Administration Bond
     Online Resources
     Day Two Question Period

Working with Partnerships 2009 – June 18, 2009
8 modules for a total of 323 minutes
    What is a Partnership?
    General Partnerships
    Limited Partnerships
       Limited Liability Partnerships
       Joint Ventures
       Tax
       Insolvency Issues in Partnerships
       Dissolution and Termination

Working Your Way into Canada – October 4, 2007
8 modules for a total of 323 minutes
    Overview
    Processing Practicalities: Overview
    Processing: Outside of Canada
    Processing: Port of Entry
    Processing: Within Canada Part I
    Processing: Within Canada Part II
    Working to Permanent Residence
    Panel Discussion: Ethics, Law Practice Management, and Loss Prevention

Working Your Way into Canada – September 16, 2009
8 modules for a total of 310 minutes
    Establishing a Business
    Ethics & Practice Management Discussion: Money Laundering
    Getting Your Workers
    Ethics & Practice Management Discussion: Fee Splitting
    Keeping Your Workers
    Ethics & Practice Management Discussion
    Managing Change
    Ethics & Practice Management Discussion: Conflict of Interest