Annual Report 2016/2017

  • August 16, 2017

Submitted by CBABC Sections

Summary of Meetings

Number of Meetings Held:6

September 23, 2016
Guest Speaker: Brett A Horton BA LLB Sounsel - Commercial Business Development - Western Canada for Stewart Title 
Meeting Title/Topic: Cases, Claims and Commercial - An Update on Title Insurance in BC 
Synopsis: Guest Speaker Brett Horton from Stewart Title presented an update on title insurance in BC.

October 17, 2016
Guest Speaker: Keith Inman 
Meeting Title/Topic: The Impact of Securities Laws On Real Estate Joint Ventures - Recent Case Law 
Synopsis: Keith Inman presented on the impact of securities laws on real estate joint ventures – recent case law.

November 22, 2016
Guest Speaker: Yarden Gershony, Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP 
Meeting Title/Topic: Owner Built Homes - Tips and Traps
Synopsis: Yarden Gershony, Partner at Rush Ihas Harwick LLP presented on Owner Built Homes.

February 22,2017
Guest Speaker: Andrew Prior - Pihl Law Corporation 
Meeting Title/Topic: Litigation Perspective on Building Contracts and Drafting Building Contracts
Synopsis: Andrew Prior presented on litigation perspectives on building contracts and drafting building contracts.

March 20, 2017
Guest Speaker: Thesesa Arsenault, Q. C. - Pushor Mitchell LLP 
Meeting Title/Topic: Managing Client Expectations
Synopsis: Theresa Arsenault, Q.C, Partner at Pushor Mitchell LLP presented on Managing Client Expectations.

May 15, 2017
Guest Speaker: N/A 
Meeting Title/Topic: Round Table - Out of Ordinary and Unusual LTSA Filings 
Synopsis: The Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan Section hosted a round table discussion facilitated by the Section Executive on out of the ordinary and unusual LTSA filings.

Comments and Observations of the Chair