Pro Bono Going Public 2013

Access Pro Bono (APB) seeks New Westminster, Vancouver, Kamloops, Victoria and Surrey lawyers to volunteer for its 6th annual free legal advice-a-thon in September.

Notice to the Profession

Chief Justice Bauman is pleased to announce that Mr. Justice David Harris has been appointed to the BC Court of Appeal, effective immediately.

New Rules Amendments

Civil and Family Rules changes will be effective April 25. Masters, as well as judges, will be permitted to hear Trial Management Conferences in both civil and family cases; and certain Civil and Family Forms will be amended.

B.C. Simplifies Rules for Selling Securities to Non-Residents

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has made it easier for B.C. issuers to access capital outside the province. As of October 31, 2017, three new and/or improved exemptions to the prospectus requirement are available for distributions to purchasers outside B.C.