Fan Art: Appropriation or Appreciation?

This month, Vancouver hosted the Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF) which celebrates Vancouver’s dynamic and growing arts and culture scene (dance, music, food, crafts) surrounded by the city’s best and most stunning outdoor mural art. More information on the VMF can be found on their site,  www.VanMuralFest.ca . As we wound our way through the festival [...]

By |2019-09-06T11:46:30-07:00August 30th, 2019|Blog, Intellectual Property|

Benefits of Joint Tenancy

The benefits of estate planning with joint tenancy Estate planning is certainly not a one-size-fits-all model; however, a joint tenancy could be used to help achieve a few common goals, including: ensuring the property passes to the appropriate beneficiary; minimizing income tax and probate fees; and simplifying the estate administration process. Benefits of Joint Tenancy [...]

By |2019-08-23T12:03:55-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Real Estate, Wills & Estates|

Cannabis Law & Regulations

Advising on the Canadian Federal and medical and recreational cannabis regulatory regime. A review of where Canada is heading in phase-2 of its regulation and legalization of cannabis related products. Advising on provincial recreational cannabis regimes Advising on the micro-cultivation industry and canna-tourism Assisting Cannabis companies with raising money on the CSE via IPO and [...]

By |2019-08-23T12:03:03-07:00August 19th, 2019|Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations, Current Projects|

Changes to Canadian Cryptocurrency Regulations

Expected changes to cryptocurrency regulations in Canada With the release of updated anti-money laundering regulations set for mid 2020, businesses engaged in the cryptocurrency & blockchain world will want to familiarize themselves with the proposed changes. The Canadian government recently published amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA), directly [...]

By |2019-08-23T12:04:12-07:00August 16th, 2019|Blockchain, Blog, Cryptocurrency, Technology Law|