Shareholders are the owners of a company. Share ownership entitles a shareholder to certain rights and entitlements. Those rights are protected by a range of remedies available to a shareholder in the event that disputes arise as to the way the company is run.
Every director and shareholder should be aware of certain annual corporate maintenance requirements. We recently discussed the requirement to file annual reports. Today we will look at the annual general meeting “(AGM”) requirements for BC companies.
Taking advantage of the benefits of incorporation means accepting the responsibilities of incorporation. One responsibility is filing Annual Reports with the BC Registry.
There are great reasons to have a lawyer assist you when starting a company. There are also important reasons to hire a lawyer when it is time to bring a company to an end. Here is what you need to know about dissolving a corporation in BC.
30,000 parents and grandparents will be drawn and invited to immigrate to Canada. This raffle will take place during September 2021. Two weeks after it, the corresponding invitations will be sent to those selected, who will have only 60 days to upload their sponsorship applications to the Canadian government migration portal.
During September tourists from anywhere may enter Canada as long as they prove that they have been fully vaccinated with the vaccines accepted by the authorities.
Discovery is an essential part of any lawsuit. Through the discovery process, you learn the strengths and weaknesses of the case and gather evidence to rely on at trial.
Your reputation is important and worth protecting. If someone makes negative comments about you or your business, you may wish to consider a defamation lawsuit.
A plaintiff can “win by default” if a defendant fails to respond to a claim. If you are the plaintiff, the steps you must take to get judgment against a defendant in default will depend on the type of claim you have.
Rather than sending away your important legal documents, you may be able to send a certified copy instead. Using a certified copy means you get to keep the original and avoid the risk of losing or damaging your valuable documents.