Agenda - March 8th, 2019

9:00

Welcome and Introduction by PBLI

9:05

Chairs' Welcome and Introduction

 

Neil Davie

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

 

Mario Rubio

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

 

9:15

Case Law Update

 

Laura Smith

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

 

  • Recent cases of interest in the world of commercial leasing

 

10:05

Questions and Discussion

10:15

Refreshment Adjournment

10:30

Developers and Residential Leases

 

Chad Travis

Lawson Lundell LLP

 

  • Residential Tenancy Act considerations in leaseback transactions
  • Terminating residential tenancies in the development context
  • Useful precedent clauses for drafting

 

  11:20

Questions and Discussion

  11:30

Hospitality Leases

 

Christie Wilson

Bennett Jones LLP

 

  • Special considerations for hospitality leases (operating hours, HVAC, nuisance, garbage)
  • Leases for hotels, restaurants, nightclubs and breweries
  • Useful precedent clauses for drafting

 

  12:20

Questions and Discussion

  12:30

Networking Lunch

   1:30

Cannabis Leases

 

Damon Chisholm

McMillan LLP

 

Christian Petersen

McMillan LLP

 

  • Special considerations for cannabis leases
  • Landlord issues in retail and industrial leases
  • Tenant issues in retail and industrial leases

 

   2:20

Questions and Discussion

   2:30

Refreshment Adjournment

   2:45

Shopping Centre Leases
 

Stacey J. Handley

Gowling WLG

 

  • Special considerations for shopping centre leases (i.e. relocation clauses, exclusive use clauses, clauses applicable to anchor tenants)
  • Useful precedent clauses for drafting

 

   3:35

Questions and Discussion

   3:45 Industrial Leases and Environmental Matters
 

Erin J. Easingwoood

Lindsay Kenney LLP

 

Jana McLean

BR Law

 

  • Who pay to remediate pre-existing environmental concerns?
  • Who is responsible for clean-up costs in the event of a new incident?
  • Contractual allocation of risk
  • Overview of BC contaminated sites regime
  • Useful precedent clauses for drafting

 

4:35 Questions and Discussion
4:45 Chairs' Closing Remarks 
4:50 Program Concludes