AML Regulations for Mortgage Industry Coming into Effect

In October 2024, the mortgage industry is set to undergo a significant transformation with the introduction of new anti-money laundering regulations. Here are the key requirements that mortgage professionals will need to implement when the regulations come into force: conduct more comprehensive due diligence on their clients, including obtaining and verifying information about the customer’s […]

Recent Amendments to the Securities Act as at July 17, 2023

The BC Securities Commission has been given far-reaching powers in amendments to the Securities Act that became effective July 17, 2023. Although the amendments are said to strengthen investor protection, the consequences for registrants are cause for concern. Among the new powers, the Commission may now: Impose a wide range of prohibitions against anyone who […]

BCSC Report Card for 2022

Hi, I’m sure all of you know by now that the BCSC annual report card for 2022 has been published. There is a comprehensive discussion about the findings from the conflicts of interest sweep the CSA carried out after the implementation of the client-focused reforms. Before we get to that, let’s see what the top […]

All about BC Annual Reports

  Most jurisdictions require corporations to file some kind of information return, every year. In British Columbia, this is called a BC Annual Report (“Annual Report”). This article talks about filing an Annual Report in BC, and things to consider before filing. It is important to note that the annual report that we are referring […]

Meet the Team!

We are so pleased to be working with Andrea Lee. Her experience as a former Portfolio Manager and Chief Compliance Officer is a great asset to Veronica Armstrong Law Corporation, enabling our clients to benefit from her expertise.

All About Naming Your Corporation

Did you know a lot goes into naming your corporation? For companies just starting up it is one of the first decisions that needs to be made. For established companies that are rebranding or re-organizing it can be an equally important decision. Here Andrew Brown, one of our corporate & commercial lawyers, explains the difference […]

All About Corporate Minute Books

What is a Minute Book and why does it matter? A corporate Minute Book is a collection of all of a corporation’s most important records.  It includes the articles of incorporation (which is like a corporation’s birth certificate), minutes of shareholders and directors meetings, a current list of shareholders, directors, and officers, and much more. […]

Get Ready for the New Year

                            The end of the year is here and is a great time to clean up your estate affairs. If you don’t have documents in place, it is a good time to start! Don’t assume that once you create your will the […]