Buying a business is an exciting time and you want to ensure you take the right steps to make the process as smooth as possible. Before purchasing a company, consider the following: Know what you are buying: will it be the shares of the company or the assets. It is important to understand what structure…

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In a decision released March 5, 2021, a BC Court Judge has pointed to a lack of screening of court filings at the registry that permitted a litigant to use incorrect procedures to add numerous unrelated parties to a lawsuit where he sought outlandish remedies such as 500,000 Tesla shares and a private audience with Her…

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The Chief Justice of the BC Supreme Court released a 108-page decision today that strikes down portions of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act as unconstitutional. The decision means that for motor vehicle accidents (ICBC Claims) that happened on or after April 1, 2019, the Civil Resolution Tribunal (“CRT”) can no longer: determine if an injury…

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The Ministry of the Attorney General of BC announced today that it is extending the current suspension of civil jury trials in the Supreme Court of B.C. until October 8, 2022 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and its affect on the Courts. Any civil trial taking place before October 8, 2022, will be heard…

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