There have been many changes to the Construction Act that have come into force on July 1, 208, and October 1, 2019.  There are significant changes, and there is a lot to keep track of.

What regime are you under?  What applies to you?  What are the prompt payment deadlines?  When does an adjudication take place?

To try to simplify the process, MBC Law has created the following document as a guideline that will help you determine these issues. 

 Changes to the Construction Act - MBC Law

 

December 5, 2019

John Hollander discusses professional development for lawyers and how experiential training is more valuable than the traditional training programs.  This is the hallmark of John Hollander's Advocacy Club.

"Learning by doing trumps learning by listening."

October 1, 2019

The new rules surrounding interim adjusication has begun.  This is a whole new process that may or may not apply to you depending on when the contract between the owner and cotnractor was entered into, and whether your contract is still ongoing.  For a detailed explanation of how it works, you can read this.

May 27, 2019

Harodl Geller was quoted in the Canadian Lawyer about Do-it Yourself investments.  The article can be found here.  

“And it also appears that any changes in the future are going to be held ransom to political issues that may not be as associated with the securities industry. That’s because the final decision-makers will be the council of ministers, all political elected officials.”

March 25, 2019

Harold Geller weighs in on advisor.ca on Deferred Sales Charges (DSCs).  He calls them "cement handcuffs".

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