Client Update: Corporate Services – Keeping you up to date
STEWART MCKELVEY WELCOMES BACK WANDA DOIRON AS MANAGER, CORPORATE SERVICES – NOVA SCOTIA
You might remember Wanda from her time in our Corporate Services group from 2002 to 2008. Since then, she has worked in-house with a hedge fund administrator and, more recently, in her own business. Wanda brings with her over 10 years of paralegal experience in corporate and securities law. She can be reached at 902.490.8515 or email@example.com.
RECORDING A FEDERAL NON-PROFIT CONTINUANCE IN ATLANTIC CANADA
You have a Canada Corporations Act Part II client that has continued under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. In order to update its Atlantic Canadian extra-provincial registrations, a copy (need not be certified or notarized) of the Certificate and Articles of Continuance must be filed in each jurisdiction. There is no government filing fee in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island. The government filing fee in Newfoundland and Labrador is $30 or, if there is a simultaneous name change, $100.
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND GOVERNMENT FILING FEE CHANGES
Effective August 1, 2012, the filing fees in Prince Edward Island for general partnerships, sole proprietorships and business names are $90 for a new registration and $75 for a renewal.
ONE STOP SHOPPING FOR DUE DILIGENCE SEARCHES IN ATLANTIC CANADA
Do you require due diligence searches in multiple Atlantic Provinces? We can co-ordinate the searches for you! Simply send one request to any of our corporate lawyers or paralegals in any of our offices, indicating the searches and jurisdictions you need. We’ll send you one report and one invoice when the work is completed. A single e-mail or telephone call can deal with any or all of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
STEWART MCKELVEY DOMAIN NAME CHANGE
Please note that our domain name has changed from “smss.com” to “stewartmckelvey.com”. Please refer to our website for current email addresses.
TROUBLED BY TIME ZONES?
Corporate Paralegal Adam Smith in our Halifax office is available Monday-Thursday until 9:00 pm Atlantic, (5:00 pm Pacific Time) and on Friday until 7:00 pm Atlantic (3:00 pm Pacific). He can provide search services after hours for all four Atlantic Provinces. Contact Adam at 902.490.8520 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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