Seminars/CPD/CLE Articles

Rod Urquhart and Laura Morrison Presented to the BC Funeral Association at their 2017 AGM

EKB Partner Rod Urquhart and Associate Laura Morrison attended the 2017 Annual General Meeting and Conference of the BC Funeral Association on May 3, 2017. They presented at a Town Hall Meeting about Consumer Protection BC regulation of the funeral services industry.

Rod and Laura provided an overview of the statutory and regulatory framework of Consumer Protection BC and its powers concerning the regulation of funeral services industries. Specific topics included investigation and enforcement powers, preneed reporting, and regulatory obligations. Rod and Laura answered questions on these and other related topics in a roundtable discussion with attendees and offered practical advice in dealing with the regulator.

Find out more about the BC Funeral Association and its AGM and conference.

Terry Stewart and Fraser Hartley Speak at BC Pharmacy Association Seminar

EKB associate counsel, Terry Stewart, and partner, Fraser Hartley, spoke on March 30, 2017, in a webinar on “Business Basics for Starting or Acquiring a Pharmacy: What You Need to Know”. The webinar was presented by the British Columbia Pharmacy Association in association with Scotiabank.

Terry and Fraser spoke about legal issues encountered by pharmacy owners, alongside other panelists covering valuation, design, financing, business planning, and strategic considerations.

The British Columbia Pharmacy Association is a not-for-profit organization with a membership of over 3,150 practicing pharmacists and nearly 1,000 pharmacies. The association is focused on supporting and advancing the professional and economic interests of community pharmacists and pharmacies in British Columbia. Click here to learn more about the British Columbia Pharmacy Association.

Personal Property Security Act – September 2015

William Hartley, David Turner, Fraser Hartley and Riley Lalonde will be speaking to the employees of a lending client on the Personal Property Security Act and, specifically, how to maintain best practices and utilize the benefits of the Act. We will be delivering three one hour sessions on the Act providing an overview on the Act and sessions on perfection, attachment and registration and on realization and problems. Continue reading