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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.
B.C. Land Owner Transparency Register
On November 30, 2020, the Land Owner Transparency Act (“LOTA”) came into force in British Columbia. This legislation will impact almost everyone who acquires or currently holds an interest in land through a corporation, partnership, or trust.
Learn more about the LOTA in our blog post B.C. Introduces Land Owner Transparency Register.
If you have questions or concerns about the new Act or the Register we invite you to contact us.
On November 30, 2020, the Land Owner Transparency Act (“LOTA”) came into force in B.C. This legislation will impact almost everyone who acquires or currently holds an interest in land through a corporation, partnership, or trust. In particular, LOTA: requires disclosure by individuals who hold, directly or indirectly, beneficial interests in land in British Columbia through a…
Early in July, Sheridan King joined Dave Monahan and Paul Holmes, of Smart Dolphins IT Solutions on their podcast, Island Thrive. Sheridan provided an update on employment law issues in B.C.’s current economic climate, focusing on temporary layoffs and COVID-19. Sheridan reviewed a broad range of employment law concepts that come into play when a B.C. employer…
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…