Advanced Conveyancing for Paralegals


Course Date: June 07, 2013

Total: 5h 15min

7:45 am – 8:45 am Optional Ethics Session: "Smart Phone Security and Mobile Device Forensics"

Host: Grace G. Choi — Davis LLP, Vancouver
Guest: Nigel Holmes, EnCE, ACE — Director, Forensic and Security Operations, TCS Forensics Ltd., Vancouver

Welcome and Introduction

Duff Waddell — Kaplan & Waddell, Vancouver

Power of Attorney

Kim A. Karras — Brawn Karras & Sanderson, Surrey

Escrow Closing

Kim A. Karras — Brawn Karras & Sanderson, Surrey

Tax Issues

  • HST
  • PTT
  • s. 116 Income Tax Issues

Randall E. Cobbett — Cobbett & Cotton Law Corporation, Burnaby
Bob C. Starkell — Bob C. Starkell Law Corporation, Vancouver

Networking Break

Corporations

  • buying, selling, and mortgaging, including searches
  • signing authorities
  • directors’ resolutions and officers’ certificates
  • extraprovincial companies and holding companies with trust arrangements
  • other incorporated entities

Dick H.K. Chan — Spagnuolo & Company Real Estate Lawyers, Coquitlam
Colleen Read — Senior Conveyancer, Spagnuolo & Company Real Estate Lawyers, Coquitlam

Private Mortgages

  • conflicts
  • instructions
  • specific clauses
  • document preparation
  • discharging private mortgages

Duff Waddell — Kaplan & Waddell, Vancouver

Networking Lunch

Leaseholds

  • procedures and requirements for:
    • UBC
    • City of Vancouver
    • SFU
    • Native lands

Randall E. Cobbett — Cobbett & Cotton Law Corporation, Burnaby
Bob C. Starkell — Bob C. Starkell Law Corporation, Vancouver

New Construction

  • basic contract
  • assignment of contract
  • presales
  • draw mortgages
  • builders lien holdbacks
  • collapsing transactions

Duff Waddell — Kaplan & Waddell, Vancouver

Networking Break

Vendor Issues

  • who is the registered owner
  • clearing title
  • undertaking problems
  • holdback issues
  • non-resident vendors

Dick H.K. Chan — Spagnuolo & Company Real Estate Lawyers, Coquitlam

Miscellaneous

Randall E. Cobbett — Cobbett & Cotton Law Corporation, Burnaby
Bob C. Starkell — Bob C. Starkell Law Corporation, Vancouver