• 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...
  • Defamation in the era of social media
    October 4, 2016
    Posted in  Publications
    In this piece for BC Business, Scott Marescaux of Hakemi & Ridgedale analyzes a recent case of defamation – in this instance on social media ......
  • Editorial on the changes of the B.C.’s Strata Property Act
    September 27, 2016
    Posted in  Publications
    Hakemi & Ridgedale LLP’s Wes McMillan, writes editorial for Business in Vancouver, focusing on the changes brought by the B.C.’s Strata Property Act. Those changes allow the owner of a strata lot as a whole after obtaining 80%...