Monthly Archives: April 2015

New BC Societies Act passes third reading

We have provided some detailed commentary in this blog recently concerning the introduction of a bill in the British Columbia Legislature to modernize and replace the existing non-profit governance legislation.  According to the Legislature’s website, Bill 24, the Societies Act proceeded …

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Left out in the cold: Estate freezes and shareholder oppression

Estate freezes are a common tool in the estate and tax planner’s toolkit. Their purpose, in essence, is to transfer corporately held wealth that has been accrued during one generation’s lifetime to another generation in a manner which is usually …

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