Announcement: Rebecca Levi is our new CEO

Monday, September 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Pacific Business & Law Institute is excited to announce the appointment of Rebecca Levi as our new Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1st, 2017. Ms. Levi has been part of the PBLI team for over four years, first in the role of Director of Programming, and currently as Acting CEO since June 2017. Ms. Levi succeeds Pauline Cusack, the Founder and Owner, who has dedicated her career to establishing and building the business over the past 27 years. Ms. Cusack will remain with PBLI in the position of Strategic Advisor.

Grey Divorce: When 70 is the new 40

Thursday, September 10, 2015 | Comments (0)

As the Baby Boomer Generation ages, new challenges will arise for those providing legal and financial advice to this large section of the population. One of the most significant changes is couples getting divorced later in life.

Passing Accounts: The Difficult Case of Re Haworth

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 | Comments (0)

Contentious estates are nothing new. Beneficiaries often squabble and bring up hurt feelings from years past. Yet when the executor finds himself in the line of fire, matters can become extremely messy (and expensive).

Malahat First Nation Signs LNG Deal

Friday, August 21, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Malahat First Nation announced on Thursday that it will develop a liquefied natural gas facility in partnership with Steelhead LNG. The project is a floating liquefied natural gas processing plant to be located in Saanich Inlet.

Trial By Combat: Cost-Effective Dispute Resolution?

Monday, August 10, 2015 | Comments (0)

A New York City lawyer is attempting to exercise his right to trial by combat. Does trial by combat exist in British Columbia law? Read the surprising history!