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 |2020-11-24T14:38:14-08:00November 24th, 2020|Blog, Contracts, Family Law|

Family Law: How to Navigate Co-parenting over Christmas

The Christmas holidays are supposed to be a time for fun and family, but it can also be very stressful behind the scenes for separated parents. This is especially true if you and your ex-spouse or partner are not on the same page when it comes to dividing time, buying gifts and taking the kids [...]

By |2020-11-18T10:59:07-08:00November 18th, 2020|Blog, Family Law|

Canada’s Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

What is the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund? What options are available? We all need a break sometimes, especially during times like these. The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (“RRRF”) is a federal loan for businesses that were viable as of March 1, 2020 and have since had financial difficulties resulting from COVID-19. RRRF loans [...]

By |2020-11-11T06:39:01-08:00November 2nd, 2020|Blog, COVID-19|

BC’s Land Owner Transparency Register (LOTR)

What does “LOTR” stand for? At first glance you might think it stands for “Lord Of The Rings” (trust me, we got excited too) but “LOTR” also stands for “Land Owner Transparency Registry”. The LOTR is developed and operated by the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (“LTSA”), and is meant to use [...]

By |2020-10-29T10:06:34-07:00October 28th, 2020|Blog, Lord Of The Rings, Real Estate|

Psychedelics and the Law in Canada

Following the legalization of cannabis, there has been a renewed interest in psychedelics that has been bolstered by scientific breakthroughs and an informed understanding of the benefits psychedelics have provided in the past. The research and development in this emerging industry has been drawing attention particularly from the capital markets. Companies are recognizing the medical [...]

By |2020-11-25T06:31:01-08:00October 27th, 2020|Blog, Psychedelics|

Direct Listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE)

Ever since Spotify, the Swedish music streaming Company, decided to go public through a direct listing in 2018, more and more issuers have pursued this listing method as its cost effective and quick. However, there is often a lack of clarity on what the general listing requirements are. This article provides a basic outline of [...]

By |2020-11-18T06:41:42-08:00October 20th, 2020|Blog, Securities Law|

“Say on Pay” Legislation: A Brief and Non-Binding Overview

What is “Say on Pay”? “Say on pay” is a phrase that has been gaining currency in the past several years.  It refers to legislation that gives a firm's shareholders the right to vote on the remuneration of executives.  This type of legislation is one of the responses to soaring executive compensation which is too often uncorrelated to [...]

By |2020-07-29T10:30:10-07:00July 29th, 2020|Blog, Canada Business Corporations Act, Corporate Law|

Segev LLP is Hiring!

Segev LLP is growing, and currently looking to fill the following positions:   Securities Lawyer We are seeking a securities lawyer with a minimum of 10 years experience to join our highly regarded securities team. Commercial Litigation Lawyer Are you a lawyer with 10+ years of commercial litigation experience? Our litigation team would love to [...]

By |2020-10-06T19:11:42-07:00July 22nd, 2020|CareersPage|

COVID-19 and Constructive Dismissal

This blog post discusses employment law as it applies to provincially regulated non-unionized workplaces in British Columbia. Information in this blog post may not be accurate with respect to federally regulated workplaces, unionized work places, and workplaces located outside of British Columbia. Due to COVID-19 and the ensuing economic downturn, employers are looking for ways [...]

By |2020-07-17T10:59:37-07:00July 17th, 2020|Blog, COVID-19, Employment Law, Employment Standards Act|

British Columbia’s New Benefit Company Legislation

British Columbia recently became the first Canadian province to allow the establishment of benefit companies. Businesses can now apply to become a benefit company under the BC Business Corporations Act (the “Act”). What is a benefit company? Maryland was the first state to allow the creation of benefit companies under law. Since then, 36 US [...]

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