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Jul 14, 2020
Three Alternatives to Courtroom Settlement

BCBusiness + Hart Legal If you have a family court date coming up, you may be feeling overwhelmed with emotions—anxiety, depression and anger are totally normal, but not always necessary. Going to court is not always necessary. There are other options...

Law
Apr 8, 2020
Richards Buell Sutton LLP and Manthorpe Law Joining Forces
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Richards Buell Sutton LLP The beginning of 2020 brought new horizons for clients at Manthorpe Law Offices (MLO) and Richards Buell Sutton LLP (RBS). The firms merged on January 1, expanding RBS’s wide range of legal services to the Lower Mainland and extending a broader range of services to MLO...

Law
Apr 7, 2020
Inheritance Battles Are on the Rise in BC

BCBusiness + Hammerberg Lawyers LLP “Inheritance disputes are becoming increasingly common in BC,” says Krista Simon, partner at Hammerberg Lawyers LLP, a Vancouver law firm that specializes in dispute resolution and litigation. Laws exist to provide protection for beneficiaries and disinherited family members to ensure both fair distribution of an estate and...

Law
Apr 1, 2020
5 tips for handling commercial leases and contracts during COVID-19 and beyond
Nick Rockel

With rent due on April 1, the COVID-19 crisis has left commercial landlords and their cash-strapped tenants scrambling to figure out a way forward. Looking ahead, the outbreak could also see pandemic clauses become a standard feature of commercial leases and agreements. For some tips on dealing with leases and contracts...

Law
Mar 12, 2020
Opinion: How to manage COVID-19 in the workplace
By BCBusiness

The Coronavirus (also known as novel Covid-19) outbreak has spread to at least 65 countries and has resulted in illness in almost 100,000 people with over 3,000 deaths, and no end in sight to the spread of the illness. Governments...

Dec 2, 2019
Protecting Your IP in China

BCBusiness + Oyen Wiggs By Jayde Wood, Intellectual Property Lawyer In today’s innovation-driven economy, it is often said that ideas are the new currency and their value is based on the available protection. The exclusive right to monopolize ideas is one of...

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