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BC Considering Revenge Porn Law Clearing Way For Better Victim Access to Justice

BC INJURY LAW

Currently if you are the victim of revenge porn there are various legal remedies in British Columbia.  While there are various different civil routes to seek redress it is a legal area with shortcomings. Today the BC Government announced that they are exploring “possible legislation to address the non-consensual distribution of intimate images” including ways […]... more »

Personal Injury Myths & Misconceptions: If I File a Lawsuit, My Insurance Premiums Will Go Up

Van Dyke Law

The latest edition in our series on personal injury myths and misconceptions addresses a concern that’s common among people involved in car accidents. Many times, people are reluctant to make a claim or initiate legal action against the insurer because they are afraid their premiums will incre... more »

What I’m Reading: Interesting Estate Litigation Articles for April 2021

BC Estate Litigation Blog

The following is a roundup of noteworthy articles published this month on estate litigation and related issues: Trevor Todd at Disinherited.com discussed a recent case in which the B.C. Supreme Court varied a will to make provision for two twins who were abandoned by their father and were explicitly... more »

Tips to Manage the Important New Changes to Wills, Powers of Attorney and Succession Law

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

The government has enacted 4 important changes regarding wills, powers of attorney (POAs) and to the administration of an estate with Bill 245 – Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021 which received Royal Assent on April 19, 2021. (See amendments in Schedule 8 – Substitute Decisions Ac... more »

LAND OWNER TRANSPARENCY ACT – A New Beneficial Ownership Registry

Waterstone Law Group LLP

In September 2018, B.C.’s Minister of Finance appointed the Expert Panel on Money Laundering to review money laundering in B.C.’s real estate market. Billions of dollars were laundered through B.C.’s real estate market in 2018. This was achieved, in part, by a landowner’s ability to hide the... more »

10 Ways Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act Will Impact Privacy Practices

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

We just posted this on the McInnes Cooper client information site: 10 Ways Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act Will Impact Privacy Practices November 19, 2020 By Sarah Anderson Dykema, CIPP/C, Lawyer at McInnes Cooper, David Fraser, Privacy Lawyer | Partner at McInnes Cooper On November 1... more »