John Boon J.D. | 2050 Knowledge Corporation | HKMK Law Canada
John Boon J.D. – owner of 2050 Knowledge Corporation and HKMK Law Canada – is an active lawyer, executive, speaker and educator based in Vancouver, Canada and active globally.
2050 Knowledge Corp. provides global training products – focused on the future and current issues of public sector governance, private enterprise, education and work.
HKMK Law Canada provides business, education sector and workplace legal services – regulatory compliance – content development and intellectual property – business to business contracts – student and institution contracts – recruitment agreements – study or work immigration permits – professions.
“I am motivated by two factors. After many decades of life, work and enterprise – and related triumphs and struggles – I have unique expertise and experiences to offer and share. I also want my children and grandchildren and those they will share the world with to have what they need to live as they want.”
John’s past and current work, in public and private sectors, has involved public law regulation, contract management and business management in diverse sectors. Training projects were always an important element and focused on many of the issues and areas of law and business outlined here.
In addition to his focused work on business, education and workplace law, John has done significant work with: consumer protection; private investigation; personal information protection; privacy; access to information; financial services (banking, currency exchange, insurance, remittance); venture capital; money laundering; real estate development; environmental protection; media production; aeronautics; human rights; public-private partnerships; first nations business and land claims.
John’s path began from a small prairie farm and eight years in one room schoolhouses. He has a degree in Political and Economic Studies (With Great Distinction) and a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Law Degree (1984) from the University of Saskatchewan. He is a practising member of the British Columbia Law Society.
John studied international business in London, UK (87-88) and also holds a certificate in International Trade from the Forum for International Trade Training. FITT was founded by: Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters; Canadian Chamber of Commerce; Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters; World Trade Centres Canada; Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; and Industry Canada.
Prior to 1984, John was a student, businessman, broadcaster and political journalist. From 1984 to 1987, before moving to BC, he was a businessman and senior policy and legal analyst with the Saskatchewan Department of Justice where he headed extensive programs of business law reform and enforcement.