Increased Compliance & Liability for Executors

On May 12, 2011, Ontario Bill 173, Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2011 received Royal Assent, making a number of notable changes to the 1998 Estate Administration Tax Act (EATA) including, but not limited to, tighter reporting requirements for estate trustees.

Automated WESA Precedents

Emergent, Canada’s leading provider of “cradle-to-grave” software solutions for Estates practitioners, confirmed today that dozens of BC law firms plan to use Emergent’s software to automate their WESA ready Wills, Powers of Attorney, Representation Agreements and reporting letter precedents.

In Force: Wills and Succession Act (AB)

Emergent, Canada’s only provider of “cradle-to-grave” software solutions for Estates practitioners, is pleased to announce a series of upcoming webinars designed to show how law firms can automate the production of Wills, Powers of Attorney and other Estate Planning documents which comply with the proclaimed Wills and Succession Act now in force.

New Website Launched

Emergent Technologies, legal document creation and file management experts, announced today the launch of their updated website. Geared towards Corporate and Estates professionals, www.emergenttech.ca is packed with videos, industry news, information and tools needed for lawyers and staff to become more efficient.

Document Management Integration

Emergent announced today the national release of an integration module between Emergent’s software and the legal industry’s most popular Document Management Systems (or DMS’s).

Articles & Organize

On July 22, 2009, Statistics Canada released its retail sales figures for May which showed Alberta’s retail sales increased 0.05% compared to the previous month, which also showed an increase compared to the month before. With more and more “good news” and signs the Canadian recession is ending, law firms are finally starting to experience an increase in business.