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  • Document management policy for litigation
    November 8, 2017
    Posted in  Featured, Publications
    Many businesses lack a sound document retention and destruction policy, even though it could help prevent issues......
  • Beware: An email can extend the limitation period for a debt claim
    September 6, 2017
    Posted in  Featured, 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  Featured, 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  Featured, 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...
  • New British Columbia Franchise Act in force
    May 17, 2017
    Posted in  Featured, 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.      ...
  • BC Business: Initiating claims and the limitation period
    March 9, 2017
    Posted in  Featured, 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  Featured, 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...
  • Lisa Ridgedale to speak on BMO panel
    December 6, 2016
    Posted in  Speaking Engagements
    Lisa Ridgedale to speak at a BMO financial workshop session on December 6th called ‘From Surviving to Thriving’ to discuss the key ingredients of entrepreneurial success....