As cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or similar digital currencies are a newer innovation, it’s a good idea to be aware of how to meet your tax obligations. Canada’s Senate has reviewed the issue of taxation on cryptocurrency in 2014. Samuel Osei Law Corporation put together a summary of CRA guidelines to help you comply [...]
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When cryptocurrency was first created in 2009 in the form of Bitcoin, there was some confusion about what it was and how it could be used. Still today, there are some questions surrounding cryptocurrency. Even regulations remain unclear. However, the Quadriga debacle and recent hacks are events that support the growing need for crypto-asset [...]
If you are planning to hire a corporate lawyer, you will find that there are many to choose from. And if you’re thinking it doesn’t matter which one you select, you are mistaken. The decision to hire a corporate lawyer requires careful consideration as you will need the right lawyer on your side for [...]
Hiring a good lawyer is crucial for the success of any business. However, many small business owners do not use the services of a lawyer simply because they are trying to minimize their business costs. While you do not need a lawyer for all your business affairs, there are matters for which a small [...]
Are you wondering whether you could use the services of a corporate lawyer in Vancouver? Are you looking to give your company the best chance of contractually positioning itself when entering an agreement? Do you need someone on your side to help you when business relationships breakdown? While you won’t need a lawyer for [...]
While a valid contract can exist verbally or through conduct, the most robust of contracts exist in written form. A written contract is a legally binding document. It may be used when services or products are provided in exchange for compensation, or when there are specific duties to be performed. Business contracts are important [...]
If you operate a business, you may at some point find yourself dealing with commercial litigation. Whether you are the one taking legal action or someone else is filing a lawsuit against your business, you must hire a commercial litigation lawyer. If you’ve never had to do this before, here are some things you [...]
If you find yourself in the middle of a business dispute, you should consider hiring a commercial litigation lawyer; even if the dispute seems minor. The fact is that even seemingly minor business disagreements have the potential to cause major issues if they are left unresolved. Here are some of the ways a commercial [...]
Samuel Osei Law Corporation Featured in Lexpert Article on the Legal Profession’s Interaction with the Blockchain IndustrySamuel Osei 2018-07-06T23:26:33+00:00
Blockchain is coming your way When Samuel Osei of Samuel Osei Law Corporation in Vancouver first found himself dealing with blockchain and cryptocurrency issues, he chose to keep his activities under wraps. “When I first started doing the work, I didn’t put cryptocurrency in the forefront of my practice, because it wasn’t a mainstream activity [...]
A Primer on FINTRAC's Current Stance on Businesses Involved with Bitcoin and the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem. Money Services Businesses (“MSBs”) are defined in the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (S.C. 2000, c. 17) and Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations SOR/2002-184 (collectively the “Legislation”), as: Persons and entities [...]