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Francy Kussner at Safeguarding Real Estate Transactions 2017


Lawyer Francy Kussner
Area Litigation


The Law Society of Upper Canada
Donald Lamont Learning Centre
130 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON

Chair:  Francy Kussner, Partner, Goodmans LLP
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

​Sometimes, a real estate transaction goes sideways; it's the nature of the business. When it does, your client looks to you to make things right. Can you do it? Have you prepared yourself to confidently address the ramifications of a failed deal? Do you understand the latest approaches to the duty to disclose? We've drawn our presenters from the litigation and real estate bars to go over the most effective available approaches and remedies and help you avoid prejudicing your client's case while still protecting yourself. Learn how to best ensure your client's satisfaction in difficult circumstances.

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2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Francy Kussner, Goodmans LLP

2:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. The DOT on Trusts: Don’t Try to Register Trusts on Title
Jeffrey Lem, C.S., Director of Titles, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services

2:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Caveat Emptor…Do I Have to Disclose?
Francy Kussner, Goodmans LLP

3:10 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. The Transaction Closed/Didn’t Close: What to Do?
Kenneth Prehogan, WeirFoulds LLP

3:55 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. Safeguarding the Lawyer

Steven Pearlstein, C.S., Minden Gross LLP

4:25 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. Legal and Ethical Dilemmas We Encounter
Reuben Rosenblatt, Q.C., LSM, Minden Gross LLP

4:55 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks and Additional Questions

5:00 p.m. Program Ends
Panelists: Francy Kussner, Goodmans LLP
Reuben Rosenblatt, Q.C., LSM, Minden Gross LLP