News & Publications

  • 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...
  • 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.      ...
  • BC Business: 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...