Darryl Greer

Tax case violates charter, owner of Mossack Fonseca-linked firm says

During the high-flying days of the dot-com boom, stock promoter and venture capitalist Jamie King was said to have it all. Barely in his 30s, he’d made millions from internet penny stocks and was...

Court ruling backs closure of cannabis dispensary

The BC Supreme Court has sided with a commercial landlord in a lease dispute with its marijuana dispensary tenant after the city ordered the business closed while amassing thousands in strata...

Aboriginal-owned coffee company sues Terrace and Kitasoo Band Council over ‘Spirit Bear’ trademark

The Sprit Bear Coffee Co. (SBCC) is suing the City of Terrace and the Kitasoo Band Council, claiming it was nearly bankrupted, in part, due to the city and council’s invalid claim to the “Spirit...

Documents leak turns up heat on Canadian tax loopholes

For veteran tax lawyer Joel Nitikman, the latest leak of millions of documents dubbed the Paradise Papers, said to reveal yet more connections between secretive offshore tax havens and the wealthy...

Canada Revenue Agency targets more Vancouver pre-sale condo contracts

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is taking more developers to court for information identifying pre-sale condo buyers who assigned their purchase contracts before completion. The move comes after the...

Daughter sues Chinese politician father over $16 million West Vancouver properties

A pair of West Vancouver properties with a combined value of more than $16 million are at the centre of a legal dispute between a daughter and her father, who is a businessman and a Chinese...

Feds take developers to court over presale flippers

The federal government is taking the property developers behind the Marine Gateway project on Marine Drive and the Residences at West on southeast False Creek to court, probing for information on...

Sellers launch suit over multimillion-dollar land deal

A group of former property owners who sold a land assembly near the Langara Golf Course in December 2016 are suing the purported buyers of the lands, the real estate firm and the agent who brokered...

New York Times takes ‘secretive’ AdvantageBC society to court over financial statements disclosure refusal

The New York Times Co. is taking the International Financial Centre British Columbia Society, known as AdvantageBC, to court over the society’s refusal to disclose financial statements to the...

Transparency advocates raise alarm over anonymous ownership

When Avigilon (TSX:AVO) CEO Alexander Fernandes and his wife, Irene, spent $8 million on their downtown Vancouver penthouse and another million renovating the 6,000-square-foot space, part of the...