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    Partner, Leader - China Initiative

    Jack Yong is a partner and leader of the China Initiative with Lawson Lundell's Vancouver office, practising corporate and commercial law and providing clients with strategic counsel in diverse areas of business law. 

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In February 2020, we published the third in a series of articles that explore the value of family offices for high-net-worth Chinese families. In this fourth article, we will provide an overview of the different governance considerations that high-net-worth families should consider when establishing family offices.

Proper governance and management structures are ...

2020年5月19日,不列颠哥伦比亚省政府修订了《不列颠哥伦比亚省物业转让税条例》(Reg ...

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On February 18, we published an article on force majeure in the context of COVID-19[1]. In this second article, we will compare force majeure with the common law doctrine of frustration, another option for excusing non-performance of contractual obligations[2].  

Frustration vs. Force Majeure

In common law, a contract may be discharged or set aside on the ground of ...

In August 2019, we published the second article in a series of articles that explore the value of family offices for high-net-worth Chinese families. In this third article, we will provide an overview of different types of structures for real estate investment by family offices.

Real estate investments form an important part of a family office’s investment portfolio ...

Family trusts are commonly used in estate planning for families and family businesses. In this article, we introduce the concept of family trusts and highlight some benefits of using this legal tool for your estate planning.

1. What is a trust?

A family trust is a type of trust. A trust, unlike a corporation, is not a legal entity but is a relationship between the settlor ...

On July 3, 2019, we published the first in a series of articles that explore the value of family offices for high-net-worth Chinese families.  In this second article, we will give a brief overview of the three most common structures for a family office: corporations, limited partnerships, and trusts.

Corporation

A corporation is a legal entity that is separate and distinct ...

我们很高兴地宣布,逻盛律师事务所合伙人和中国业务组负责人杨明仁律师(Jack Yong)当选“加拿大最佳律师”(2020年并购法和房地产法)。

For high-net-worth families, asset management may be a constant headache given the multitudes of services often involved, including financial advisors, accountants, and administrative staff. Succession planning, too, is a common concern that requires extra attention and time. As such, an increasingly popular vehicle for these families to manage such assets is the ...

对于高净值家庭来说,资产管理和传承计划都是需要额外关注和时间的共同问题。家族办公室作为这些家族管理此类资产的工具越来越受欢迎。本文作为系列文章的第一篇,从法律角度探讨家庭办公室对高净值中国家庭的价值。

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