Business Law encompasses a broad spectrum of practice areas, including business litigation, commercial lending & finance, and many others. EKB knows business. Our highly experienced team of business lawyers advises on a full range of commercial transactions and corporate affairs to entrepreneurs and businesses, from large, multinational corporations to smaller, independent and family-owned enterprises.
We routinely represent clients in various business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses. We also assist in advising on and preparing shareholders’ agreements, incorporations, reorganizations or dissolutions of corporations, and formations of partnerships or joint ventures.
Many of our clients have grown with us over a number of years and appreciate the trusted advice that EKB provides.
Our lawyers have authored works on this area of practice including Buying and Selling a Business, and Advising B.C. Businesses, practice manuals for lawyers published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C.
EKB Lawyers Represent Form Real Estate Advisors Inc. in Sale of Assets of Real Estate Brokerage Business to Leading American Brokerage Firm
October 18, 2019EKB Represents SmartLynx Airlines SIA in $7.5 million Private Placement Investment with Canada Jetlines Ltd.
January 16, 2019EKB Represents City Transfer Inc. and Augusta Recyclers Inc. in Comprehensive Refinancing Transaction.
November 5, 2018EKB Represents Owners in Sale of Delta View Campus of Care
October 22, 2018EKB Represents Management in MBO of Phoenix Glass
October 18, 2016EKB Represents Canada Metal (Pacific) in Acquisition of Dock Edge+
September 28, 2016EKB Represents Minority Shareholder in the Disposition of 49% Equity Stake of Ritchie Bros. Financial Services
July 15, 2016EKB acts for ConeTec Investigations in the successful acquisition of Mud Bay Drilling
October 7, 2015
COVID-19 – Government Response
June 17, 2020Modernizing Federal Privacy Laws: Suggested Approaches of the Federal Government and the OPC
May 27, 2020Guidance on Use of Electronic Signatures
May 11, 2020COVID-19 Update: The Supreme Court Expands Civil Matters with Applications by Written Submission
May 4, 2020COVID 19 Update: Government Enacts Legislation and Provides Details Concerning Application for Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
April 22, 2020Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
April 21, 2020COVID-19 Update: The Supreme Court Expands the Hearing of Civil Matters with Telephone Conference Hearings
April 20, 2020COVID-19 Update: Supreme Court of British Columbia Suspension Period Extended to May 29
April 20, 2020COVID-19 and AGMs
April 16, 2020COVID-19 Update: The Suspension of Limitation Periods Does Not Apply to the Builders Lien Act
April 16, 2020COVID-19 Update: The BC LTSA Enables Remote Witnessing of Affidavits for Use in Land Title Applications
April 9, 2020COVID-19 Update: Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy
April 8, 2020COVID-19 and Privacy: Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information During a Pandemic
March 27, 2020COVID-19 and Commercial Agreements: Can You Terminate or Renegotiate Your Agreement Because of the Pandemic?
March 25, 2020Transparency Registers: Changes Require Private B.C. Companies to Record Information About Significant Individuals and Beneficial Ownership
March 18, 2020Whose Company Is It Anyway? CBCA Amendments to Require Federal Corporations to Maintain Beneficial Ownership Records
April 16, 2019Keeping Your Options Open: Illidge v. Sona Resources Corporation
November 22, 2018Evicting the Vacate Clause: What BC’s Changes to Fixed Term Leases Mean to Landlords and Tenants
November 15, 20176 Ways to Maximize the Sale Price of Your Business
August 1, 2017I Didn’t Sign up for This: When an Email Can Extend a Limitation Period for a Debt Claim
July 28, 2017Employment Law Essentials: Discriminatory Action Complaints – What employers need to know
August 30, 2016Employment Law Essentials: Are Your Contractors Really Contractors? Classifying Workers as Independent Contractors or Employees
August 16, 2016Employment Law Essentials: Negligent Misrepresentation – pitfalls for employers in the hiring process
August 2, 2016Employment Law Essentials: When is a probationary employee not a probationary employee?
July 22, 2016Administrative Decisions and Judicial Review: A Primer
September 27, 2015