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Wednesday May 20, 2020

Can Your Business Survive

Authored by: Tim Hill, Q.C. Posted in: Business Litigation COVID-19
Many, if not most, businesses in Canada have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some major businesses are already looking at restructuring options. Many of these will be hoping that they are “too big to fail”. They may be right.

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Friday March 27, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on Contractual Obligations

Posted in: Business Law Business Litigation COVID-19

In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many businesses are confronted with questions about the legal and regulatory implications.

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Friday October 26, 2018

Thinking of Becoming a Franchisee?

Authored by: Alanna Mayne, TEP Posted in: Business Law

Opening a franchise location is a great way for you to become a business owner and to work for yourself. Here are a few tips if you are looking to become a franchisee.

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Friday June 1, 2018

NDAs: Are They Worth The Paper They’re Written On?

Authored by: Marc J. Belliveau Posted in: Business Law Employment Law Intellectual Property

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), sometimes called Confidentiality Agreements, are a type of contract which compels its parties to come under the proverbial “cone of silence.”

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Monday March 26, 2018

A Time of Reckoning – IRS Shuts down Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

Authored by: Bryce W. Morrison Posted in: Business Law

As of September 28, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will shut down the 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP).

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Monday March 30, 2015

Incorporating Your Medical Practice: It’s Never Too Early To Talk About It

Authored by: Craig Arsenault, Articling Clerk Posted in: Business Law

Far too many Physicians lose out on significant financial benefits by waiting until they are five, ten or fifteen years into their practice before they decide to incorporate. Don’t let that be you! When you are a Medical Resident, especially one in the final year of your residency, it is important

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Monday July 28, 2014

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation

Authored by: Christene H. Hirschfeld, Q.C., ICD.D Posted in: Business Law

On July 1, 2014, the bulk of Canada’s anti-spam legislation (“CASL”) came into effect. If your business or organization sends electronic messages to communicate information, you must be aware of this law. The legislation is complicated. This overview is intended to highlight the

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Tuesday June 3, 2014

Open for Comment: You Can Help Determine how Crowdfunding will be Regulated

Authored by: Ted R. Sawa Posted in: Business Law

Following the lead of Saskatchewan, the security regulators of Nova Scotia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Manitoba are seeking feedback on proposed regulations with respect to raising money and issuing securities via the internet (‘Proposed Regulations’). Ontario and British Columbia have

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