Bree Hankins – Shareholder!

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Pihl Law Corp. is thrilled to announce Bree Hankins’ promotion to Shareholder in our firm! Her wealth of knowledge and passion for what she does is evident in all her endeavours, and we are proud to have those attributes (and her many other skills!) on our team.


Shareholders’ Agreements: Important Business Insurance

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Everyone knows that accidents happen.  That’s why many of us carry insurance- on our homes, on our lives, and on our businesses. But, if you’re running a small privately held company, have you ever considered insuring your relationship with your shareholders? Maybe the answer is yes and you’ve wisely had a shareholders’ agreement drafted.  Great.…


Shareholders’ Agreements: Important Business Insurance

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Everyone knows that accidents happen. That’s why many of us carry insurance- on our homes, on our lives, and on our businesses. But, if you’re running a small privately held company, have you ever considered insuring your relationship with your shareholders? Maybe the answer is yes and you’ve wisely had a shareholders’ agreement drafted. Great. Now,…


Starting a Business: Some Key Considerations

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Small businesses make up a large portion of Kelowna’s business market, and that trend doesn’t seem to be stopping. If you are considering starting a business or expanding your existing business, here are a few details to consider and discuss with your lawyer and accountant. Sole Proprietorship versus Corporation Taking into account the unique circumstances…


The Importance of Shareholder Agreements for Small Businesses

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In 2012, there were over 50,000 small businesses in the Thompson-Okanagan region.  The strength of the entrepreneurial spirit in our region reflects a general trend throughout British Columbia – the Province with the highest per capita rate of small business ownership in Canada. Entrepreneurs (and people who invest in their businesses by taking shares) are…