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.

Transparency Registers

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.

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

At RLR Lawyers, we are closing on September 30th to reflect upon the harm that residential schools have caused over multiple generations to Indigenous families, survivors, and communities.

Thank you for voting RLR Lawyers Best of the City 2022!

Ramsay Lampman Rhodes is pleased to announce that the firm was voted Best of the City 2022.

RLR Lawyers welcomes Brendan Gemmell

Ramsay Lampman Rhodes is pleased to announce that Brendan Gemmell has joined our Nanaimo office. Brendan has experience assisting clients in resolving a wide variety of family law matters both in and out of court. He also advises and represents clients in civil litigation matters. For Brendan’s contact details and to learn more about his…

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