CLE-TV: New Transparency Register for BC Companies







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Amendments to BC's Business Corporations Act take effect May 1, 2020

—Rebroadcasts—
Thursday, June 4, 2020
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm via webinar

Monday, June 8, 2020
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm via webinar

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm via webinar

Summer Series 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm via webinar

(Original Course Date: March 11, 2020)

Who should attend: Lawyers who advise BC corporations. This course may also be of interest to in-house counsel at BC corporations.

Learning level: All levels

**NOTE**
On April 6, 2020 (after the original course date), the deadline for Transparency Registers was extended from May 1 to October 1, 2020. The BC Regulations on Transparency Registers was also updated to include new exclusions to the category of companies required to have transparency registers. 

On May 1, 2020, amendments to BC's Business Corporations Act (the "Act") will take effect and all private companies under the Act will be required to create and maintain a "Transparency Register" that catalogues all "significant individuals" that are associated with the company. In this focussed one-hour course, find out:

  • why this requirement has been introduced
  • which companies are affected
  • what information must be recorded
  • who is a "significant individual"
  • when information must be recorded, updated, disclosed, and destroyed
  • responsibilities of the records office, the company, and the shareholders
  • how the register can be used
  • what the penalties are for failing to comply

Join us today!

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (this course will NOT involve any professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Instructor
Mary N. Childs Miller Thomson LLP, Vancouver

 

Rebroadcasts May and June
Pricing
Rebroadcast $99   $75

Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.

Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast will either meet or exceed the CPD hours of the original live course.

Pricing 
Summer Series 2020
EARLY BIRD 
Register by
June 19/20
Regular Price
After June 19/20
Webinar Rebroadcast $89   $69 $99   $75
Webinar Rebroadcast
Articled Student
$49.50   $37.50 $49.50   $37.50

Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.

Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast will either meet or exceed the CPD hours of the original live course.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Genevieve Chang
gchang@cle.bc.ca
*non-practising


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