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    Jag practises corporate and commercial law. He works primarily with partnerships and private companies on a variety of transactions, including asset/share acquisitions and dispositions, corporate finance matters, the ...

On the heels of federal amendments to the Canada Business Corporation Act discussed in our previous blog post (the “CBCA Amendments”) and British Columbia’s 2017 commitment to adopt safeguards to prevent the misuse of corporate entities for tax evasion and other criminal purposes, such as money laundering, corruption and the financing of terrorist ...

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The federal government’s 2019 budget confirms and expands its focus on corporate governance that appeared in Bill C-25’s legislative push for diversity in corporate leadership last year. Bill C-25, which proposed changes to diversity disclosure requirements under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the “CBCA”), is discussed in our May 2018 blog post. Bill ...

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Corporations governed by the Canada Business Corporations Act (the “CBCA”) will be required to maintain a securities register of all individuals with “significant control” over the corporation pursuant to new legislation coming into force on June 13, 2019. The Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 (Bill C-86) introduces amendments to the CBCA (the “CBCA ...

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On November 23, 2015, the Lieutenant Governor in Council issued Order No. 673, which provided that the British Columbia Societies Act (the “New Act”) will come into force on November 28, 2016, replacing the existing Society Act (the “Existing Act”). Order No. 673 also introduced the new Societies Regulation (the “Regulation”) which provides model bylaws for ...

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On March 25, 2015, Minister of Finance Michael de Jong introduced Bill 24, the Societies Act, in the British Columbia Legislature. The Bill, which received Royal Assent on May 14, 2015, substantially reforms the current not-for-profit legislative regime. It repeals and replaces the existing Society Act, which governed over 27,000 not-for-profit legal entities in ...

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