News & Publications

  • New British Columbia Franchise Act in force
    May 17, 2017
    Posted in  Litigation Brief
    Blog: British Columbia Franchise Act in force February 1, 2017. All franchise agreements and renewals or extensions in British Columbia, entered into on or after February 1, 2017, are subject to a new law, the...
  • Lisa Ridgedale moderated panel during Excelerate Conference
    May 5, 2017
    Posted in  Speaking Engagements
    Lisa Ridgedale moderated a diverse and inspiring panel during the Excelerate Conference May 5, 2017, of CEOs whose innovative and game-disrupting ventures are changing the tech world.      ...
  • Initiating claims and the limitation period
    March 9, 2017
    Posted in  Publications
    How much time after a legal claim arises do you have to initiate proceedings in court? The answer might be of some surprise. It’s dictated by the B.C. Limitation Act, which contains many special rules...
  • New rules for takeover bids explained
    December 12, 2016
    Posted in  Publications
    Scott Marescaux explains to the readers of BC Business the meaning of a ‘poison pill’. His analysis sets out how new rules for takeover bids are affecting BC companies and delves into the real-world examples...