18 April 2019

June 2019 CBCA Regulations: Serious Implications for Private Corporations

By Henry M. Ka

On June 13, 2019, significant changes are being introduced that will directly affect corporations registered federally under the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA). The pending changes are designed to bring the CBCA into compliance with Financial Action Task Force recommendations made in October 2018, specifically recommendations 10 and 22 which were intended  to prevent the…

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2 April 2019

Craig Neville and Jonathan Lazar present at the 2019 ADRBC Symposium

Watson Goepel LLP family law lawyers Craig Neville and Jonathan Lazar will be joining over 70 world class speakers this June at the 2019 Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) BC Symposium. This cutting edge event brings together arbitrators, mediators, lawyers, in-house counsels, HR professionals, corporate and other users of ADR services, to discuss a range of…

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8 March 2019

Employment Claims and Aggravated Damages: “Everybody hurts…sometimes” – REM

By Sarah Hentschel

Although not always successful, increasingly, plaintiffs in employment cases are making claims for damages over and above notice damages.  This article provides a very brief overview of a selection of successful and unsuccessful claims, and demonstrates that there are increasingly unpredictable (sometimes very large) liabilities to employers who do not successfully and fairly conclude employment…

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