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Member-Funded Societies – a New Addition to the BC Societies Act

Member-Funded Societies BC’s new, modernized Societies Act came into force on November 28, 2016. The new and improved legislation includes significant updates allowing for increased flexibility in how societies operate.  The concept of member-funded societies is one of these substantial changes. According to the new Act, member-funded societies will be treated differently than charities and [...]

By |2019-07-24T08:39:15-07:00February 23rd, 2017|BC Societies, Blog|

BC’s New & Improved Societies Act

On November 28, 2016, British Columbia replaced its old Society Act with the new, modernized Societies Act, marking the first major change to the legislation since the 1970s. The new Act governs the diverse range of not-for-profit organizations and registered charities within BC, and it offers a variety of positive features providing greater flexibility in [...]

By |2019-07-17T13:31:09-07:00February 22nd, 2017|BC Societies|

B.C.’S Home Owner Grant: Principal Residences Valued at $1.6 Million or Less May Now be Eligible

Changes to B.C.’s Home Owner Grant, which reduces the amount of property taxes payable on principal residences throughout the province, have been introduced in response to rising property assessment values. The threshold for home values eligible for the Home Owner Grant has been raised to $1.6 million, a 33% increase from the previous level of [...]

By |2019-07-24T08:46:58-07:00February 10th, 2017|Real Estate|

B.C. to Introduce Exemption to 15% Foreign Buyers Tax for Individuals with Work Permits

The Premier of British Columbia Christy Clark has announced that the provincial government is “going to lift the foreign owners’ tax on people who have work permits, who are paying taxes and living in British Columbia”. Following the recent implementation of an additional 15% property transfer tax on all purchases by foreign entities (including foreign [...]

By |2019-07-24T09:52:28-07:00February 2nd, 2017|Real Estate|

Breaking into British Columbia’s Real Estate Market with the Use of a Co-Ownership Agreement

Breaking into British Columbia’s Real Estate Market with the Use of a Co-Ownership Agreement It seems that the goal of owning a piece of property in British Columbia is becoming more and more unattainable each time we read a news story. The headlines emphasize the growing number of barriers that are preventing individuals from investing [...]

By |2019-07-19T11:59:50-07:00September 8th, 2016|Real Estate|

The European Court of Justice Declares the Safe Harbor Decision Invalid

The European Court of Justice Declares the Safe Harbor Decision Invalid Decision of the ECJ On October 6, 2015, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) released their decision in Case C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner, rendering the European Commission’s Safe Harbor decision invalid. The Safe Harbor framework allowed US companies to receive personal [...]

By |2015-10-26T14:08:18-07:00October 26th, 2015|Technology Law, Uncategorised|

OPEN HOUSE @ SEGEV LLP – Saturday, Sept. 26, 3-pm

As part of Vancouver Startup Week 2015 (#VSW2015), Segev LLP is hosting an open house at our office in Gastown! You are invited to: Segev LLP's Nerf Gun Boot Camp Leave the seminars, Q&A's and pitch events behind. It's time to have some fun. We're turning Segev LLP into a nerf gun boot camp with target [...]

By |2018-05-07T09:56:46-07:00September 16th, 2015|Uncategorised|