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11 January 2021

Video: Top Legal Tips for Tech Entrepreneurs: A VSW 2020 Presentation

By Anand Athiviraham and Cameron Funnell

What types of agreements does my new business really need, and why are they so important? How can I best protect my business’ intellectual property? These questions and more were answered when business/technology lawyer Anand Athiviraham, and business/IP lawyer Cameron Funnell,  presented at Vancouver Startup Week 2020. Their presentation, Top Legal Tips for Tech Entrepreneurs,…

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1 May 2020

At a Glance: Federal and BC Provincial ‘Benefits for Businesses’ during COVID-19 *Updated*

By Cameron Funnell

Business owners are scrambling to understand the numerous and evolving support programs offered by the Federal and BC Provincial governments during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help make sense of it all, Associate Cameron Funnell has created an at-a-glance ‘COVID-19 Benefits for Businesses’ cheat sheet that clearly breaks down the various programs, the criteria for each,…

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5 March 2020

Full disclosure: What private companies need to know about BC’s new Transparency Register

By Cameron Funnell

On October 1st, 2020, significant amendments to the British Columbia Business Corporations Act (the “Act”) will come into effect (this was initially scheduled to be May 1, 2020, but the date was changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic). These amendments require every private company incorporated under the Act to maintain a “transparency register” listing all…

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