Annual Report 2017/2018

  • July 05, 2018

Summary of Meetings: Solicitors' General Practice - Central Vancouver Island

Number of Meetings Held: 2

November 16, 2017
Guest Speaker: Jamie Kungel - CPA, CA
Meeting Title/Topic: Proposed Changes for Private Corporation Taxation
Synopsis: Discussed changes to the rules regarding Income Sprinkling, Holding Passive Investments Inside a Private Corporation, and Converting Income into Capital Gains

February 15, 2018
Guest Speaker: Various
Meeting Title/Topic: Professional Development Joint Annual Conference
Synopsis: The Conference featured numerous short presentations geared to practice issues of interest to solicitors and general practitioners. Presentation topics included Employment Law, Marine Law, WESA, Director Liability, Foreshore Leases and Mortgages, Corporate Records, Insolvency Specialists, Electronic Filing at the LTO and Physician Assisted Dying. Also be a discussion of recent Court decisions of interest. The highlight of the Conference was a Roundtable discussion by senior and experienced counsel on specific practice points that would be helpful to junior and intermediate counsel.

Comments and Observations of the Chair