Legal Issues for Start-Ups

There are many legal considerations for businesses in the developmental stages, including the appropriate corporate structure, financing, protecting intellectual property, founder’s rights and obligations and protecting the business from future litigation. We have set out below a description…

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Isn’t Uber Green Enough?

This article examines the legal issues of car share service Uber, in Vancouver.

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Annual Requirements for British Columbia Companies

This article sets out the information that every director and shareholder of a company incorporated under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) should regarding the annual company maintenance requirements.

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British Columbia’s New Wills and Estate Law (WESA)

The Wills, Estates and Succession Act (British Columbia) ("WESA") shall come into force on March 31, 2014. In that regard, there are many new provisions which move well beyond the scope of the earlier legislation and law in…

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China Has Introduced New Money Laundering Reporting Rules

The People's Republic of China recently introduced new money laundering rules to reduce the number of unwarranted suspicious activity reports relating to money laundering. The new rules now instruct banks to perform risk assessments on clients according to…

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Facebook IP, the Basics

Every few months, I notice that a new wave of user posted notifications appear on various social networks. These notices primarily appear on FaceBook, and generally attempt to unilaterally limit the sites right to utilize user posted material…

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