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.

RLR Lawyers will be closed on Sept 30, 2021, to commemorate The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

This blog post announces that RLR Law will be closed on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 for Truth and Reconciliation day.

COVID-19 Update

As of September 14, 2021, RLR Lawyers continues to comply with health directions provided to B.C. businesses by the Provincial Health Authority and implement prudent practices on site. We also want to share the measures we are taking to protect our clients, our staff, and our communities. The risk of transmission at workplaces is a…

B.C. Introduces Land Owner Transparency Register

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…

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