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ISBN: 0-86504-760-x
Pages: 1136
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Due Diligence Deskbook

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The smart way to start your business acquisition investigation

This publication is essential for: solicitors acting for a purchaser or lender in a business acquisition.

Current to: July 1, 2017

You're a solicitor acting for a purchaser in a business acquisition. What searches should you conduct as part of your due diligence review? The Due Diligence Deskbook provides practical, BC-centric commentary on each type of search you need to perform including discussion of why and how to conduct the search, limits and legislation applicable to the search, precedent request letters, and information sheets containing comprehensive contact information to help you investigate quickly and efficiently.

With Due Diligence Deskbook, you will have guidance for searches including:

  • Bank of Canada searches
  • bankruptcy searches
  • corporate searches
  • CRA searches
  • employment searches
  • environmental searches
  • land title searches
  • litigation searches
  • municipal searches
  • natural resources searches
  • personal property registry searches
  • provincial taxation searches
  • provincial work orders searches
  • securities searches
  • specialty searches

 Highlights of the 2017 update:

  • Chapter 3 (Bankruptcy Searches): updates to search procedures
  • Chapter 8 (Out-of-Province Corporate Searches): updates to many information sheets
  • Chapter 12 (Human Rights Records Searches): amended federal and BC legislation
  • Chapter 15 (Transportation of Dangerous Goods): updates reflecting federal Access to Information Act and BC’s Special Waste Information System
  • Chapter 16 (Land Title): revisions for myLTSA and new electronic filing procedures
  • Chapter 19 (Court Bailiff Due Diligence Searches): extensive updates to information sheets
  • Chapter 20 (Zoning and Land Use Compliance Searches): extensive updates to information sheets
  • Chapter 22 (Health): impact of Food and Agricultural Products Classification Act and other new legislation
  • Chapter 36 (Motor Vehicle Searches): revised process for searching ICBC vehicle records


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Print + Online Package $289

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CLEBC Legal Editor 
Jonathan M. Vogt



Book Author Edward J.T. Wang
Book Author Samantha Cameron
Book Author Milan Pavlic
Book Author Ashley S. Baker
Book Author Jeremy S. Ho
Book Author Kerry Austin
Book Author Anna M. Tosto
Book Author Maxwell P. Carroll
Book Author Catherine Hofmann
Book Author Sarah J. Nelligan
Book Author James T. Bryce
Book Author Eamon Murphy
Book Author Brian E. Abraham, QC
Book Author David A. Allard
Book Author Kendall E. Andersen
Book Author Desmond Balakrishnan
Book Author Nicolas J. Bower
Book Author Nicole Marie Byres, QC
Book Author Grant Robert Foster
Editorial Board Barry D. Galbraith

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