Business Law

Practice Point


CLE Online

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Business law encompasses everything from how to start, buy, manage, close, or sell a business, which is why advising businesses can sometimes be overwhelming. Your client may request advice on tax issues one day and employment issues the next.

CLEBC’s business law resources are designed to help you navigate the broad range of legal challenges that your clients will face including issues in:

Business Law Publications

Choose from our pragmatic, BC-focused publications covering all stages and topics of advising a business. CLEBC publications feature first-class precedents for business law letters, agreements, and court documents to save you time and to save your clients money.

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Advising BC Businesses
Your go-to source for basic business law advice, this work is organized by topic and covers common legal issues that emerge during the life cycle of a business. It offers the type of information that good mentors pass on to their associates.

BC Business Disputes
A first resource when researching a business dispute issue, this award-winning manual canvasses a full array of causes of action in commercial activities to help you quickly give initial advice on your client’s dispute.

BC Company Law Practice Manual
Recently updated with a brand new chapter on the Societies Act! This comprehensive practice manual is the authoritative guide to British Columbia company law and practice.

BC Personal Property Security Act Practice Manual
Get answers to your PPSA questions‚ from negotiating security to non-compliance.

Buying and Selling a Business – Annotated Precedents
From preliminary documentation to closing the deal, this popular collection of annotated precedents is an essential reference for lawyers working with business acquisitions.

Company Law Deskbook
A practical step-by-step guide to company law and practice, the deskbook includes detailed checklists, extensive practice tips, thorough statutory references, and comprehensive forms and precedents.

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