Ramsay Lampman Rhodes’ business lawyers bring together an array of talent and legal experience for the benefit of our clients. Our extensive knowledge of the business environment in which our clients operate allows us to provide value that transcends the provision of legal services and enables us to act as trusted strategic partners to the businesses we serve. Our clients know that they can count on us to proactively address their needs and to put the full resources of RLR at their disposal when necessary.
Effective October 1, 2020*, private B.C. companies are required to create and maintain a register listing the significant individuals of a company, including beneficial owners and individuals who have direct or indirect control of the company or its shares.
To help businesses create their transparency registers, we have prepared a questionnaire to help identify the significant individuals who should be listed.
Click to download: Significant Individual Questionnaire
*The register requirements were previously to come into effect on May 1, 2020 but were postponed until October 1, 2020 in response to COVID-19.
Employment Lawyer Sheridan King Talks Employer Considerations Regarding Temporary Layoffs During COVID-19
Sheridan King, a member of our employment law team, joined Dan Hurley (Director and Chair-Elect of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance) to contribute to a series being broadcast by VIEA to help Island businesses manage the challenges created by the pandemic. Sheridan gave an overview of temporary layoffs under the B.C. Employment Standards Act, with particular…
As of May 20, 2020, RLR Lawyers has reviewed the B.C. government and other health authority websites, and we continue to comply with health directions and prudent practices. As we start to reopen our offices, we also want to share the measures we are taking to protect our clients, our staff, and our communities. The…
COVID-19 poses distinct challenges for families who share parenting time between two households. Many parents wonder if transitioning a child back and forth between homes is a safe practice during a pandemic. In these unusual times, most co-parenting arrangements can and should continue. Parents should not assume that an existing parenting schedule is automatically “paused”…