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New Mandatory Data Breach Obligations Under Canada’s Privacy Law

Canada’s federal privacy law the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, or PIPEDA for short, just got an upgrade. Effective November 1, 2018, organizations regulated under PIPEDA have mandatory reporting obligations if they experience [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Categories: Privacy Law|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Upcoming Updates to Canada’s Trademarks Act

In June 2014, major amendments were passed to Canada’s Trademarks Act (the “Act”). After having been postponed several times, the implementation date of these changes is now set for June 17, 2019. One of the [...]

By | November 21st, 2018|Categories: Intellectual Property|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Segev LLP recognized by Chambers and Partners

Segev LLP is excited to share that Ron Segev has been recognized by Chambers and Partners, the worlds leading lawyer ranking firm. "Vancouver-based Ron Segev of Segev LLP has "a great practice in gaming innovation in Canada," comment [...]

By | October 5th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , , |0 Comments

British Columbia Cannabis Retail Store Licensing

Overview: If you are an individual (sole proprietor), partnership, or corporation looking to apply for a cannabis retail store licence, here is some key information regarding the application process to sell non-medical cannabis and cannabis [...]

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Cannabis Regulations|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What Kind of Privacy Issues Should Canadian Companies be Aware of Associated With the New European Union General Data Protection Regulation?

Introduction The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) is a new privacy regulation that affects all individuals in the 28 European Union member states, as well as all companies that conduct business in [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|Categories: Privacy Law|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What Every Employee With a Side Hustle Should Know About Copyright Ownership

The following article is provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for qualified legal advice. By reading this article, you understand and agree that there is no solicitor-client relationship between you and [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Commercial Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property|0 Comments

What Software Developers (And Their Clients) Should Know Before Signing a Software Development Agreement

When a software developer is retained by a client to develop new software, careful attention should be given to the allocation of intellectual property rights in the soon to be created software. Generally speaking, there [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|Categories: Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Technology Law|0 Comments

B.C. INTRODUCES RETROACTIVE PROVINCIAL NOMINEE PROGRAM (B.C. PNP) EXEMPTION TO METRO VANCOUVER’S 15% FOREIGN BUYERS TAX

Foreign nationals who hold a nomination certificate under British Columbia’s Provincial Nominee Program are now exempt from Metro Vancouver’s 15% Foreign Buyers Tax. The announcement made by Premier Christy Clark on March 17, 2017, is [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Real Estate|0 Comments

Proactively Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Copyrights

Canadian law changes frequently. To the extent there are changes in the law, the information in this blog post may no longer be accurate. This blog post does not create a lawyer-client relationship. Content provided [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Technology Law|Comments Off on Proactively Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Copyrights

member-funded societies – a new addition to the BC Societies Act

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 [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: BC Societies|Comments Off on member-funded societies – a new addition to the BC Societies Act

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 [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: BC Societies|Comments Off on BC’s new & improved Societies Act

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 [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Real Estate|Comments Off on B.C.’S HOME OWNER GRANT: PRINCIPAL RESIDENCES VALUED AT $1.6 MILLION OR LESS MAY NOW BE ELIGIBLE
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