Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Buying or Selling a Construction Business, Transitioning to Management and other Business Succession Issues (Breakfast Session)
Breakfast Session
Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
Executive Suites Hotel & Conference Centre
4201 Lougheed Highway
Burnaby, BC
V5C 3Y6
Complimentary Parking - Please register your vehicle with the front desk
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Registration Deadline
Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
Event Description
Buying, selling, transferring a commercial operation is a complicated and multifaceted challenge, no matter how small or large your business is! There are many aspects to consider to avoid the decision becoming frustrating or even legally difficult. What steps can an owner take that will help the business run more efficiently, and make it easier to sell? How does the process of transitioning a business work?
Topics covered:
Understanding your business and  corporate structure
Reviewing and consolidating business assets in preparation for sale
Understanding, mitigating and dealing with liabilities in preparation for sale
How good employment practice makes a business transition easier
What options does an owner have for a transition?
Overview of the deal process
Key agreements: MOU, LOI, purchase agreement, non-competition
Financing options
Presenter: Brian E. Rudy (B.Sc. McGill 1989, LL.B. UBC 1994), Partner, Synergy Business Lawyers LLP
Brian is an experienced corporate lawyer who practices corporate commercial law, with a focus on privately-held corporations and entrepreneurs. Brian assists clients with mergers and acquisitions, business succession, technology licensing, distribution channels and franchising, internet and software law, corporate governance, private equity financing, employment law, commercial leasing, foreign worker recruitment, and other legal matters that arise in the course of business. Brian regularly lectures throughout British Columbia on the topics of structuring businesses, purchasing businesses and preparing businesses for sale. Brian’s clients range from professionals and emerging software companies, to construction companies and multinational resource companies.
Disclaimer: The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.
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For more information contact 604-298-7795



All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration For Workshop
ICBA Member $60.00
Non-Member $90.00
Special Promotion: Group Discount
Register 2 or more employees and SAVE 10% off each additional registration!
7:30am - 8:00am
Hot Breakfast Buffet and Registration
8:00am - 10:30am
Presentation plus Q&A
Cancellation &
Refund Policy



Cancellations received at least 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.


Cancellations received less than 10 business days but more than 5 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.


Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify ICBA at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.


Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.




ICBA may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, in which case ICBA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.

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