A practical overview and example of qualifying for government COVID-19 funding

29 April 2020

As the economic fallout continues from the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations across the country are facing financial challenges and asking about government support.

This webinar is co-hosted by lawyers at Gowling WLG and GGFL Chartered Professional Accountants. Our leading authorities will provide a practical overview of the legal, accounting and payroll issues that are frequently arising in these difficult times.

Topics addressed:

  • Provide an overview of the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)
  • Review hypothetical examples for relief programs available
  • Discuss cash flow management commentary – what will cash flow look like?
  • Discuss risk management in general: force majeure clauses, employment contractual considerations, etc.

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*This webinar counts for up to 1 hour of Substantive credits toward the mandatory annual CPD requirement.

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