Publications

  • Initiating claims and the limitation period
    March 9, 2017
    Posted in  Uncategorized
    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  Uncategorized
    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...
  • Defamation in the era of social media
    October 4, 2016
    Posted in  Uncategorized
    In this piece for BC Business, Scott Marescaux of Hakemi & Ridgedale analyzes a recent case of defamation – in this instance on social media ......
  • Editorial about the changes to B.C.’s Strata Property Act
    September 27, 2016
    Posted in  Featured
    Wes McMillan, Associate Counsel, was recently published in Business in Vancouver. His editorial centered around changes to B.C.’s Strata Property Act. These changes allow owners to sell a complex as a whole after obtaining an 80%...