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Own Land In B.C.? Important Information You Need To Know!

If you own land in BC through a company, trust or partnership, or hold land in trust for another person or entity, you are required to file a transparency report with the Province by November 30th, 2021. The Land Owner Transparency Registry (“LOTR”) requires filings to be submitted electronically by a legal professional. The LOTR [...]

By |2021-09-27T10:13:51-07:00September 24th, 2021|Real Estate|

International Contests: Changes to Quebec’s Registration Regime

This summer, Quebec legislature amended previous Régie des alcools des courses et des jeux (“Régie”) registration to no longer require international contests to be registered in Quebec. Prior, Quebec was the only Canadian jurisdiction which required contests open to Quebec residents, with prizing worth more than $100, to register with the Régie. Registration was accompanied [...]

By |2021-09-20T06:26:41-07:00September 16th, 2021|Canada, Gaming, Gaming Law, gaming regulations, igaming|

Facing up to COVID-19 in the workplace: What you should know

As an increasing number of companies are re-opening their office doors in B.C., employers and employees have questions. Many of us are left wondering if the current B.C. Public Health Order requiring face coverings applies to our work area, or if business owners can ask if their staff are vaccinated. In British Columbia, the provincial [...]

By |2021-09-20T06:19:56-07:00September 15th, 2021|Blog, COVID-19, Employment Law, Privacy Law|

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|
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