British Columbia Chapter

The ACC British Columbia (ACCBC) Chapter serves the needs of nearly 100 in-house lawyers who represent more than 50 organizations through networking, knowledge sharing, and continuing legal education on behalf of the in-house profession. Started in July 2012, ACCBC is the premier networking organization for in-house counsel in British Columbia.

ACC Newsstand

A Thunderbolt Decision on Métis Rights: Daniels v Canada (Indian Affairs and Northern Development)

Apr 28, 2016 - The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Daniels represents a powerful form of judicial activism. While technically pronouncing only on a

Big Changes Coming to Canadian Franchise Legislation

Apr 28, 2016 - Three provinces are expecting big changes in the area of franchise legislation, some of which will be more welcomed by franchisors than others:

U.S. Companies May Risk Liability Under Canadian Anti-Spam Law

Apr 28, 2016 - U.S. companies may soon risk litigation for failing to comply with the provisions of Canada's anti-spam Law (CASL) in their electronic communications

“The larger the corporation, the larger the fine”: A corporate defendant’s financial circumstances is a relevant sentencing factor for breaches of a regulatory scheme

Apr 28, 2016 - A small, family owned and operated custom cabinet business was fined $75,000 plus the Victim Fine Surcharge of $11,250 after pleading guilty to

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