Commercial Law vs. Corporate Law
If you own a business, it is crucial to understand the differences between commercial law and corporate law. As experts in business law, the team at Linley Welwood knows how...Read More
Should I keep my own Corporate Records?
Should I keep my own minute book? If you have incorporated a company or are thinking of incorporating, you will need to consider how your company will comply with the...Read More
What Can a Business Lawyer Assist With?
Business law is a vast field that covers many different topics. From contracts and income tax to intellectual property and labour law, it can be difficult for a business to...Read More
Do You Need a Lawyer to Incorporate a Company?
When starting a small business, it can be difficult to ensure that every required task is completed. While you do not need a lawyer to incorporate a company, it is...Read More
How to Fraud-Proof your Elderly Parents
We have all heard the stories about elderly parents being scammed online. I have seen many of these problems first-hand, happening to single parents, both parents, even financially savvy parents....Read More
Why You Need a Lawyer for Your Small Business
From employment agreements to exit strategies, there are many reasons why you need a lawyer for your small business. Whether you sell products or provide a service, a lawyer can...Read More
When should I Incorporate?
Longevity and Ease of Transfer A corporation, unlike a partnership or sole proprietorship, exists as a separate legal entity from the individuals who own it. Share ownership within the corporation...Read More
LOTR Update: New Deadline
Before we start – here’s a recap of relevant dates and terms related to the LOTA and this update: November 30, 2020: This is the date that the LOTA came...Read More
Electronic Signatures for Legal Documents Both the federal and provincial governments have enacted legislation that recognizes electronic signatures (“e-signatures”) and, accordingly, many documents can and are effectively executed by e-signatures...Read More
Protecting Your Brand: Understanding Business Name Protection
Registration in the BC Registry When sole proprietorships or partnerships register their name with BC Registry Services, this provides notice of the use of the name but does not necessarily...Read More