MBA Concepts for Lawyers

MBA Concepts for Lawyers
(1.0 of which
as Ethics)
MBA Concepts for Lawyers provides a one-day crash course in understanding the legal impact of business
operations on your individual and corporate clients, providing important insights into their health, value and
future stability. The principles are constant and apply to all types and sizes of businesses.
Program Highlights include practical techniques to help you spot vital financial and legal issues including methods
for reading a balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows. A discussion of the risk and return
model, how stocks and bonds are priced, and the effective and ethical use of financial leverage, including the
accompanying legal doctrines in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and securities. Significant financial reform
legislation will be discussed, including disclosure, corporate governance and executive compensation
requirements and changes to exemption registration requirements. Two ethical case studies will be presented in
the context of financial accounting, discussing whether the lawyers involved potentially violated the rules of
professional responsibility.
This internationally acclaimed program has been presented to and received excellent reviews from the Continuing
Legal Education Society of British Columbia, the Toronto law firm McMillan LLP, Business Academy, as well as the
Ontario Bar Association. This seminar will refine and expand your knowledge of financial matters giving you, your
firm and your clients a real competitive edge. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity!
Edward S. Adams is the Howard E. Buhse professor of finance and law, Co-Director of the Kommerstad
Centre for Business Law and Entrepreneurship, and Director of Continuing Legal Education Programs at
the University of Minnesota Law School where he specializes in corporate law, corporate finance,
secured transactions, commercial paper and bankruptcy.
Professor Adams graduated cum laude from the University of Chicago Law School and obtained a
Masters of Business Administration from the Carlson School of Management at the University of
Minnesota. He has authored 15 books and more than 30 articles of business-related issues.
As a lawyer, business advisor, consultant and principal, he has more than $50 billion of transactional
experience in public and private offerings of equity and debt, mergers and acquisitions of public and
closely held corporations, loan restructurings, receivables financing, structured finance, commercial
transactions, and bankruptcy liquidations and reorganizations.
Edward S. Adams
Thursday, October 16, 2014
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(Registration 9:00 a.m.)
TCU Place
Friday, October 17, 2014
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(Registration 9:00 a.m.)
Queensbury Convention Centre
Professor Adams is a prolific lecturer who has spoken to legal, business and community groups in the
United States, Canada and abroad.
Introduction – Law Society Staff
Key Business Concepts
Introduction to Accounting
Advanced Accounting Concepts
Refreshment and Networking Break
Financial Statement Analysis
Manipulating the Books
Accounting Concepts Applied to Legal Drafting
Lunch (provided)
Introduction to Corporate Finance
Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance
Cash Flow Analysis
Understanding Stocks and Bonds
Refreshment and Networking Break
Mergers and Acquisitions
Ethical Case Studies
* This presentation qualifies as Ethics *
Registration Form
MBA Concepts for Lawyers
General Information
In the unlikely event that the Law Society of
Saskatchewan is forced to modify its program
schedule, registrants will be notified. We reserve the
right to change speakers and/or revise content if
Please attend the registration table at the seminar.
Any course materials will be given to you then. If, for
any reason, the Law Society of Saskatchewan is
unable to accept your registration, you will be notified
prior to the seminar.
Confirmation of registration is not provided as we
prefer not to have to pass on the added expense to our
Note: Invoices and receipts will not be
provided unless requested. This Registration
Form is your invoice. Your cancelled cheque is
your receipt.
Please register me in the following location:
Saskatoon Thursday, October 16, 2014
TCU Place
35 - 22nd Street East
Regina -
Friday October 17, 2014
Queensbury Convention Centre
1700 Elphinstone Street
Registrations will only be accepted until 4:00 pm two (2) days prior to the
seminar. Space is limited so register early.
Registration includes course materials, refreshments and lunch.
We are pleased to offer your choice of printed materials or materials on USB
drive. You cannot change your selection onsite; however, you can purchase both
the USB drive and printed versions in advance for an additional $25 plus GST.
Printed Materials
USB Drive
Cancellation Policy
Notification of cancellation must be in writing and
received by 4:00 p.m. two (2) days prior to the
Seminar resulting in a $20.00 (plus GST) cancellation
fee. Non-compliance will result in forfeiture of the
entire registration fee. Non-attendance does not
constitute cancellation. Upon receipt of a written
request, consideration will be given for nonattendance caused by illness or weather conditions.
Registration Fees
Law Society Member (Active)
Law Society Member (Inactive)
Articling/Law Student
Legal Support Staff
Non-Member Lawyers
Other Professions
Both Print and Electronic Materials ($25)
Plus GST (5%)
GST Registration No. 107604381
Total Amount
Make cheques payable to:
Law Society of Saskatchewan
Avord Tower, #1100 - 2002 Victoria Ave.
Regina, SK S4P 0R7
Ph: 306-569-8242
Fax: 306-352-2989
Visa/Mastercard Number: