Get your legalities right, the first time
The Women’s Enterprise Centre is a non-profit organization devoted to helping BC women launch, lead and scale their own businesses. The organization’s full range of services includes business loans, skills training, advisory services, mentors, resources and a supportive community to help women business owners gain the skills, mindset, financing, and networks they need to realize their business potential.
Their training participants, over 35,000 to date, attribute half of their increased revenues directly to their training, and their business loans have helped generate over $1.95 billion in economic activity and have created or maintained over 3,100 jobs in BC.
This summer, take advantage of this series of valuable and FREE legal webinars!
Women’s Enterprise Centre is excited to partner with Driven by Women™, an initiative of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), to offer a series of free legal webinars this summer!
Open to women and men, these interactive webinars are facilitated by associates of BLG and will give you a better understanding of key legal considerations for your business.
Raising Capital 101
Learn about the different types of financing, their risks
We’ll discuss the type of legal documents you’ll need, how you can structure your business to increase your chances of raising capital and programs and tax credits available to businesses.
- Julie Bogle, Associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
- Lauren DeGoey, Associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
August 14, 10am to 11am
Commercial Leasing Basics
All leases are not created equal!
Get an overview of leasing and the pitfalls to watch our for as a tenant. We’ll discuss leasing structures, key provisions and a few tools to negotiate the best lease for your business.
- Anousheh Torabi, Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
September 18, 10am to 11am
Letters of Intent and Confidentiality Agreements
Understand the context, timing and scope of these two tools to ensure the best outcome for your business as you conduct key commercial transactions like licensing and distribution.
- Michelle Wilkinson, Lawyer, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
- Breanne Lehodey, Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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Mentor Advisory Forum: Using Mediation to Solve Business Challenges
There are times when you should hire a lawyer, but other times solving the problem with mediation can be equally as effective, less expensive and quicker. Join us to discuss mediation can be used to resolve some business conflicts.
Panelist: Ashley Syer, Lawyer and Mediator, Syer Law
See how you can get personalized support at womensenterprise.ca.