News & Publications

  • Beware: An email can extend the limitation period for a debt claim
    September 6, 2017
    Posted in  Litigation Brief
    Blog: A recent article on limitation periods found here set out the limitation periods applicable in British Columbia (two years for most types of claims, including debt, breach of contract and personal injury claims).  In British...
  • Lisa Ridgedale speaks on York House panel
    June 28, 2017
    Posted in  Speaking Engagements
    Lisa Ridgedale has been invited to speak on the panel at York House’s alumnae law and business networking event. The Yorkies in Law Networking Event will be held 28 June 2017....
  • BiV commentary: How to Avoid Investor Fraud
    June 6, 2017
    Posted in  Publications
    Associate Leah Sheperd writes for Business in Vancouver about how to avoid becoming a victim of investor fraud in B.C. The article examines recent cases and how victims were ensnared by frausdsters, along with key...
  • Globe and Mail commentary: Whistle-blower programs
    May 28, 2017
    Posted in  Publications
    Tom Hakemi and Kaitlyn Meyer wrote for the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business about whistle-blower programs targeting price-fixing cartels, securities fraud, and bribery of foreign officials. The success of government whistle-blower programs – where some...