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Ascendion Law at CBA West 2019 Legal Conference

Chilwin Cheng will be presenting at this year's Canadian Bar Association's CBA West Legal Conference in Kelowna, B.C. on April 27.

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Announcing a historic win for Ascendion Law

Ascendion Law has successfully defended the CEO of the former Banks Island Gold Inc. in a second trial associated with the alleged tailings spill at the Banks Island Gold mine site near Prince Rupert, BC.

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Appeal in Trans Mountain Pipeline protest cases

Were Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi criminals? Should people involved in peaceful civil disobedience of court orders be labelled as criminals?

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Think twice about transferring your "experience rating."

Whether as part of a sale or reorganization, it is often necessary to incorporate a new company to carry on the work of a previous company. 

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Are you liable for your spouse’s fraud?

Ascendion Law’s Graeme Hooper recently won a victory in the Court of Appeal which clarifies the law on when you may be required to repay portions of your spouse's theft or fraud.

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You don't have to be alone on Blue Monday

Blue Monday reminds lawyers that we report rates of mental illness, substance abuse, self-harm, and debilitating anxiety at rates higher than the population average. 

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Ascendion Law is Growing with New Addition!

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

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Why 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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