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Employment Opportunity

September 10, 2018

Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP recognizes the need to live a balanced life. The challenge is often to meet work deadlines, clients' needs and personal commitments. Working as a team, we...

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Directors’ Duties and Liabilities

January 26, 2018

Being the director of a corporation sounds like a cushy job, but not so fast. A director has a stringent set of rules to abide by. The BC Business Corporations...

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What happens to your pension on divorce?

December 6, 2017

There are many kinds of pension plans.  Most are subject to division upon marriage breakdown.  Marriage includes a common-law relationship of two years or longer. Federal Government plans include the...

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What are Excluded Assets?

December 6, 2017

The division of family property in British Columbia changed in 2013 with the enactment of the Family Law Act. The scheme of our new act is that all property that...

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It’s Not Always Equal in the End

December 6, 2017

The end of a marriage or a long-term relationship can be a difficult time for all individuals involved.  Eventually, the parties must deal with dividing the assets they own, whether...

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