Law Firm Conflicts of Interest on a Conveyancing File

In this post we intend to discuss conflicts of interest between law firms and their clients. The CLE Conveyancing Deskbook (the “Conveyancing Deskbook”) has information concerning conflicts of interest between real estate licensees and their clients, see Conveyancing Deskbook chapter 2 (Real Estate Licencees) of the British Columbia Real Estate Practice Read more…

Is a “Mehriyeh” or dowry, which is a financial payment from husband to wife in many middle eastern countries, enforceable in British Columbia?

Issue Is a “Mehriyeh” or dowry, which is a financial payment from husband to wife in many middle eastern countries, enforceable in British Columbia? Facts No facts provided. Conclusion Courts in British Columbia and Ontario have found that contracts for Maher are enforceable where the evidence established that they met Read more…

FINTRAC guidance related to the Ministerial Directive on Financial Transactions Associated with the Islamic Republic of Iran issued on July 25, 2020

Source: FINTRAC guidance related to the Ministerial Directive on Financial Transactions Associated with the Islamic Republic of Iran issued on July 25, 2020 (fintrac-canafe.gc.ca) February 2021 This guidance is related to the Ministerial Directive (MD) issued by the Minister of Finance that was published in the Canada Gazette and came into force Read more…

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