Administrative & Regulatory Law

Hakemi & Ridgedale’s lawyers are experienced in representing clients before administrative tribunals and regulatory bodies in various jurisdictions. We advise our clients through investigations, enforcement action and litigation before tribunals. In cases where related civil claims are brought, our lawyers can also advise clients on how to best manage the various proceedings including cross-border and multi-jurisdictional matters. Our lawyers are able to represent clients before numerous such bodies in British Columbia including the British Columbia Securities Commission, the Law Society of British Columbia, the Real Estate Council of BC, the Vehicle Sales Authority as well as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.

Tribunals and regulatory bodies that we can represent clients before include:  

  • British Columbia Securities Commission
  • United States Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Mutual Funds Dealers Association (MFDA)
  • Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)
  • Insurance Council of British Columbia
  • Competition Bureau
  • Financial Services Tribunal of BC
  • Law Society of BC
  • British Columbia Utilities Commission
  • Vehicle Sales Authority
  • BC Oil & Gas Commission
  • National Energy Board
  • Architectural Institute of BC
  • Certified General Accountants Association of BC
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC
  • Society of Notaries Public of BC
  • Real Estate Council of BC
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
  • College of Dental Surgeons of BC