Program Chair(s)

Jason (Jake) Bullen

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

This self-paced, interactive OsgoodePD eCourse will teach you the due diligence requirements in various corporate transactions.

Does your work involve business transactions? If so, can you identify the red flags for your client or organization?

Conducting Effective Corporate Due Diligence was designed by expert practitioners to provide practical due diligence strategies from inception of the transaction through to the rendering of the opinion.

A faculty of experienced practitioners will provide practical due diligence strategies at every stage of a transaction. Using a sample file, you will work through sample exercises and quizzes that will test your understanding, analysis and interpretation of critical issues.

This self-paced program allows you to learn on your schedule and gives you the flexibility to revisit and repeat more challenging concepts.

Registration includes unlimited access to the course for one (1) year. Access includes downloadable, searchable materials comprised of valuable templates and precedents

What You’ll Learn

Tactics for developing the project plan

Effective minute book review and how to rectify any discrepancies

How to conduct, interpret, and effectively analyze corporate searches

Understanding and interpreting financial statements – blending the legal and accounting perspectives

Strategies for identifying risks in contract clauses

Essential steps of due diligence including:

  • Understanding debt financing agreements
  • Intellectual property investigation and identification
  • Labour, employment and privacy
  • Environmental issues
  • Pensions

Who Should Attend

Junior and mid-level associates who practice corporate law

In-house counsel from organizations which conduct business/asset transactions

Junior and mid-level associate who practice law in an area that contributes to the due diligence process

Professionals in the financial services industry whose work involves business transactions


Program Director

Jason (Jake) Bullen

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP


Program Overview

Conducting Effective Corporate Due Diligence is a self-paced, modular e-course designed by expert practitioners to provide practical due diligence strategies. Working at your own pace, you will learn all the key aspects of major business transactions.


This program was released on June 1, 2021 and is available to view anytime, at your own pace.

$895 + HST

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CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
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Substantive5h 30m
Total6h 30m

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