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Ascendion Law is Growing (Again)!

Ascendion Law is growing! Oliver Pulleyblank, a former clerk to Chief Justice McLachlin, is now working with us as Counsel. 

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Lawyers are bad mediators

I just finished a mediation without success. And I realized one major issue is that lawyers are part of the problem.

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The Insurance Council of BC and Continuing Education

Insurance Licensees should know of Policy ICN 17 - 005 - Failure to comply with the requirement for new licensees to complete the council rules course.

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Takeaways from the CSA 2017/2018 Enforcement Report

The Canadian Securities Administrators recently released its 2017/2018 enforcement report, identifying numbers and strategic areas that they intend to pursue

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Ascendion Law wins in B.C.’s first mine spill prosecution since Mt. Polley

On July 13th, 2018, Ascendion Law stood by Banks Island Gold, and Benjamin Mossman (CEO) and Dirk Meckert as the Provincial Court of British Columbia vindicated these two individuals

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Ministry of Mines Enforcement Report 2018

The Ministry of Energy and Mines recently released its operational plan for 2017/2018, also containing its prospective plan for its activities in 2018 and 2019.

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New Mining Risk Enforcement Framework

The Ministry of Energy and Mines recently released its risk management framework for mining in British Columbia, one of the first new regulatory documents coming out of the reformed ministry structure in British Columbia for Mining, Energy and Petroleum resources.

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Chilwin Cheng in the News

You may have seen Chilwin in the news recently in the Vancouver Sun. Follow us for developments in this case.

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What's in a Debt Claim?

Most of us understand debt collection on the surface (i.e. Person A owes Person B an amount of money), but what we don’t often see is the finer points of a debt claim and what should be included.

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Rethinking Discovery

Check out Chilwin's latest article published in the April 2018 issue of BarTalk.

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