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When to rely on the “Without Prejudice” rule?

When we see the words “without prejudice” written on legal documents, what does it really mean? These two words have a large effect and yet can easily lead to confusion and misuse. In essence, when parties attempt to resolve a dispute, they often mark their written and verbal communications “without prejudice”. The without prejudice (“WP”) [...]

By |2021-05-20T05:59:06-07:00May 18th, 2021|Contracts|

The Basics of Insider Trading – What Do You Need to Know?

Insider trading is a term commonly used in the capital markets space, but what exactly does it mean, and how do you identify an insider? This article will provide a simplified overview into insider trading, and the penalties for committing such an offence in British Columbia. What is insider trading? Insider trading occurs when a [...]

By |2021-04-02T07:30:47-07:00March 19th, 2021|Securities Law|

Segev LLP joins Alliott Global Alliance

We are pleased to announce that Segev LLP has joined Alliott Global Alliance (‘AGA’), the international alliance of law and accounting firms, as its member in British Colombia. Membership expands our international reach to 190 members in 80 countries worldwide, scaling up our capacity to continue delivering high levels of client service right across North [...]

By |2021-03-19T13:31:59-07:00March 17th, 2021|Blog, Canada|

How is Property Divided when Spouses Separate or Divorce?

One of the most frequently asked questions when a couple break-up is “Who gets what?”. Whether you are married or in a common-law relationship, separating a life you’ve built together can be very stressful. The general rule is that family property will be split equally between spouses (property division) upon separation irrespective of their use [...]

By |2021-03-16T00:27:46-07:00March 10th, 2021|Family Law|

Can a Landlord Take the Risk? Leasing to Dispensaries and Growers

When choosing a commercial tenant, one’s knee jerk reaction may be to avoid cannabis businesses entirely. But before writing off what could be a valuable opportunity, here are a few considerations for landlords: Use and Licensing: First, a landlord should review details about their potential tenant’s business. Whether the tenant is a producer or a [...]

By |2021-05-28T06:46:36-07:00March 8th, 2021|Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations, Contracts, Real Estate|

Denial of Parenting Time – is it Ever Lawful?

Navigating a co-parenting agreement can be very complex and often raises a lot of questions. Even when you have successfully established a shared schedule for your child, situations arise where you may ask yourself if the contact should be denied. Wrongful denial can result in a number of different court orders. The party who is [...]

By |2021-03-31T07:19:25-07:00February 23rd, 2021|Blog, Family Law|

Child Support Payment: Determining How Much to Pay and How to Make Changes

Child support is the right of a child to receive support from their parents.  In Canada, this is governed under the Family Law Act and the Divorce Act. The amount of child support a parent is responsible for paying depends on a variety factors such as the amount of time each parent can allocate to [...]

By |2021-03-22T08:36:41-07:00February 2nd, 2021|Blog, Family Law|

A Guide to Hiring a Lawyer

Are you looking to hire a new lawyer? You may be asking yourself; how do I find the right lawyer for me?  To start, experience is certainly important, but it isn’t the only thing you need to consider when deciding which lawyer to retain. Conducting a few Google or Yelp searches and hastily selecting a [...]

Legalizing Single-Event Sports Betting in Canada

Date of Currency: December 4, 2020 There has been considerable excitement this week about news that Canada is finally entering the next phase in potentially legalizing single-event sports betting. Proposing changes to the Criminal Code, Federal Justice Minister and Attorney General David Lametti introduced Bill C-13, "An Act to amend the Criminal Code (single-event sport [...]

By |2021-02-11T06:48:57-08:00December 4th, 2020|Blog, Criminal Code, Gaming, Gaming Law, Sports Betting|

What are the Benefits of a Cohabitation Agreement, and Why do I Need One?

It is becoming increasingly common for couples to live together prior to getting married or as an alternative to marriage. When this happens, the living arrangement over time becomes recognized as a common law relationship. Many people are often under the impression that common law partners have the same rights that married couples do. However, [...]

By |2021-03-24T07:40:47-07:00November 24th, 2020|Blog, Contracts, Family Law|
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