Business Law

BC Corporate Lawyer: The Advantages of Incorporating Your Business

Incorporating a business is a significant step towards establishing a strong and legitimate presence in the marketplace. For entrepreneurs and business owners in British Columbia (BC), this decision carries numerous benefits that can positively impact the company’s growth, legal protection, and financial opportunities. In this

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Top 5 Things To Know When Buying a Business in BC

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

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BC Covid-19 Business Recovery Grant and Benefit Program

BC Covid-19 Business Recovery Grant and Benefit Program Alert: Deadline Reduced! The program deadline has been reduced to July 2, 2021 or until funds are fully expended, whichever comes first Businesses only need to show a 30% revenue loss from March 2020 to now when compared

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New Law: B.C.’s Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA)

The Land Owner Transparency Act As of November 30, 2020, the Land Owner Transparency Act (“Act/LOTA”) will be in effect. The Act was created by the BC government as a measure to assist with tax evasion, fraud, and money laundering. The LOTA will be the

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Business in BC: Dr. Henry Announces Increased Covid-19 Measures

Dr. Bonnie Henry, British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer, announced various Province-wide restrictions today that have an impact on Businesses in BC. BC Employers must review and reinforce their efforts on their COVID-19 Safety Plan A reminder that every business must have a Covid-19 Safety Plan

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The Mandatory Transparency Register For BC Businesses

As of October 1, 2020, private companies incorporated under the BC Business Corporations Act (“Act”) are required to maintain and prepare a Transparency Register. This requirement came into effect to assist with the fight against financial crime. Register Requirements  The Register requires a company to list each “significant individual” who directly or indirectly:

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BC Businesses: Do You Have a COVID-19 Safety Plan?

***November 19, 2020 – UPDATE – Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer, announced various increased measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the Province.   Click here to see how it affects your business. “Every employer in BC is required to have a COVID-19 safety

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