Mergers and Acquisitions in the Cannabis Industry

Information about Cannabis Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) between privately held corporations involve a variety of complex business and legal considerations. In order to effectively navigate this terrain, it’s important to understand some of the underlying dynamics and some of the issues that may arise. This is especially important in the cannabis [...]

By |2019-09-24T15:40:53-08:00September 24th, 2019|Blog, Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|

Critical Next Steps in Missouri for Medical Marijuana Dispensary Operators

Next Steps for Missouri Medical Marijuana Dispensary Operators Great opportunity awaits future operators of medical marijuana dispensaries in Missouri, and with the deadline for filing license applications having come and gone, the work has only just begun.  On August 19 the state’s Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) closed its call for medical marijuana [...]

By |2019-09-05T16:53:07-08:00September 5th, 2019|Blog, Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|

Fan Art: Appropriation or Appreciation?

This month, Vancouver hosted the Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF) which celebrates Vancouver’s dynamic and growing arts and culture scene (dance, music, food, crafts) surrounded by the city’s best and most stunning outdoor mural art. More information on the VMF can be found on their site,  www.VanMuralFest.ca . As we wound our way through the festival [...]

By |2019-09-06T11:46:30-08:00August 30th, 2019|Blog, Intellectual Property|

Benefits of Joint Tenancy

The benefits of estate planning with joint tenancy Estate planning is certainly not a one-size-fits-all model; however, a joint tenancy could be used to help achieve a few common goals, including: ensuring the property passes to the appropriate beneficiary; minimizing income tax and probate fees; and simplifying the estate administration process. Benefits of Joint Tenancy [...]

By |2019-10-25T13:39:45-08:00August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Real Estate, Wills & Estates|

Changes to Canadian Cryptocurrency Regulations

Expected changes to cryptocurrency regulations in Canada With the release of updated anti-money laundering regulations set for mid 2020, businesses engaged in the cryptocurrency & blockchain world will want to familiarize themselves with the proposed changes. The Canadian government recently published amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA), directly [...]

By |2019-08-23T12:04:12-08:00August 16th, 2019|Blockchain, Blog, Cryptocurrency, Technology Law|

Missouri Cannabis Licensing Process

Authors: Mark Balestra, US Special Counsel, and Natasha Vlajnic, 2019 Summer Student. The article below is a simplification of the licensing process – obtaining legal advice is recommended. If your company needs assistance in filing a cannabis license application, Segev LLP is here to help. Feel free to reach out to Mark Balestra, a senior [...]

By |2019-07-24T10:48:20-08:00July 24th, 2019|Blog, Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|

Dual Wills

How dual wills could help you save on probate fees: Do you own shares in a private company? Are you looking for savings when your assets pass to your heirs? Dual wills could potentially save you money on probate fees. Under WESA (Wills, Estates and Succession Act) in BC, dual wills are a great estate [...]

By |2019-10-25T13:37:03-08:00July 12th, 2019|Blog, Wills & Estates|

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 market sources. His practice includes "new technology intersecting with gaming". An impressed peer called him "the professional to retain" for gaming technology matters." Segev [...]

By |2018-12-04T11:52:55-08:00October 5th, 2018|Announcement|

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

The GDPR 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 the European Union (the “EU”). The law comes into effect on May 25, 2018 and largely affects digital data [...]

By |2019-07-18T16:46:33-08:00April 13th, 2018|Privacy Law|