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28
SEP
2020

Dissolving A Company

Has your Lawyer ever told you that your company is in danger of being dissolved, but you’re not quite sure what that means? Or are you interested in dissolving your company, but you’re unsure how to go about it? Dissolving a company represents the end of its existence. A...
31
AUG
2020

Are You Correctly Using and Displaying Your Corporate Name?

  Section 27 of the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) requires that a Company display its full corporate name (including its designation such as “Ltd.”) in legible character and in a conspicuous position at every place at which it carries on business. The Company must...
17
AUG
2020

Corporate Transparency Register

  Recent amendments to the British Columbia Business Corporations Act (the “Act”) have placed additional requirements on British Columbia companies. The Act has been amended to require British Columbia private companies to create and maintain a Transparency Register effective...
11
MAY
2020

Introduction to the Land Owner Transparency Register

  If you have not heard yet, British Columbia is preparing to introduce the Land Owner Transparency Registry (the “LOTR”). The LOTR is intended to increase transparency and eliminate (as much as possible) hidden ownership of real estate in British Columbia. The purpose of this...
27
APR
2020

COVID-19 At Home Project Ideas – Businesses

  Many British Columbians are currently at home due to self-isolation, mandatory quarantine or lay offs and in search of projects to pass the time. Believe it or not, there are a number of projects related to your legal affairs that you can tackle from the comfort of your own...
06
APR
2020

COVID-19 AND COMMERCIAL TENANCIES

  On March 25, 2020, the provincial government introduced some changes to the Residential Tenancy Act, which will be in effect for the duration of the provincial state of emergency. Specifically, residential landlords are not allowed to evict residential tenants except for in...
16
SEP
2019

Community Contribution Companies

  A community contribution company (“CCC”) is a type of corporation incorporated pursuant to the Business Corporations Act of British Columbia. There several distinctions between a traditional corporation and a CCC. Please find a few of the key distinctions below: A CCC must have...
02
JUL
2019

Incorporating a Society

  A society is a legal entity created by incorporating pursuant to the Societies Act of British Columbia (the “Act”). Please note that the Act came into force in British Columbia on November 28, 2016 replacing the previous Society Act. For a list of some of the notable changes...
15
APR
2019

Restoring a Company

  Dissolving a company represents the end of its existence. A dissolved company is a company that was once a validly existing company but has since been struck from the BC Registry (in the case of a BC company) and no longer exists. A dissolution may be voluntary or involuntary....
17
OCT
2018

Upcoming Deadline for Societies to Transition to the New Societies Act

The Societies Act (the “Act”) came into force in British Columbia on November 28, 2016 replacing the prior Society Act. The Act requires that all existing societies file a Transition Application with the Corporate Registry to “transition” to the new Act. This transition must be...