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 |2019-07-18T17:14:17-07:00July 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 |2018-12-04T11:52:55-07:00October 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 |2019-07-18T16:46:33-07:00April 13th, 2018|Privacy Law|

What Vancouver Homeowners Should Know About the New Residential Vacancy Tax

EMPTY HOMES TAX NOTICE If you are a homeowner in Vancouver you have likely received a notice regarding the City’s new Vacancy Tax, also known as the Empty Homes Tax. The Vacancy Tax is a product of a City bylaw which requires all homeowners to submit a property status declaration by February 2, 2017. Instructions [...]

By |2019-07-18T16:57:55-07:00January 22nd, 2018|Real Estate|

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 the author of this article. It’s not uncommon these days for employees to have side businesses – or side hustles [...]

By |2019-07-18T17:03:41-07:00September 11th, 2017|Blog, Commercial Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property|

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 are two ways that the intellectual property rights in the software can be dealt with. The first option is to [...]

By |2019-07-18T17:18:21-07:00July 28th, 2017|Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Technology Law|

SMALL CLAIMS | BIG CHANGES

Effective June 1, 2017, with a few exceptions, small claims disputes up to $5,000 will be resolved in British Columbia’s new online Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT). The CRT is Canada’s first online tribunal for resolving strata and small claims disputes, and the first of it’s kind to be integrated into a public court system. This [...]

By |2019-07-18T17:06:14-07:00May 31st, 2017|BC Small Claims, Blog|

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 intended to encourage skilled workers, particularly those working in British Columbia’s expanding technology industry, to make the province home. In [...]

By |2019-07-18T17:23:29-07:00May 31st, 2017|Real Estate|

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 herein is for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Proactively Protecting Your Intellectual Property: [...]

By |2019-07-19T11:51:11-07:00February 28th, 2017|Blog, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Technology Law|