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Clients play key role in helping to collect outstanding receivables

When working with a lawyer to recover money owed, there are certain steps business clients can take to help speed up the process and ensure success, Toronto business ... Read more

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The limited partnership protective shield

By Dennis Nerland In contrast to a general partnership, a limited partnership must by law be composed of at least one general partner, who serves as the managing partner, and ... Read more

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Andriessen to discuss trial advocacy, employment law at fall events

Toronto business lawyer Inga Andriessen is speaking at a number of events this month, with a focus on justice education, and employment law for small businesses. On Oct. 16, ... Read more

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Webinar series to focus on Spanish legalese for lawyers

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is presenting a three-part webinar series on Spanish legalese for lawyers in October, focusing on civil litigation, ... Read more

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Receiver responsible for evaluating secured creditor claims

A recent decision shows courts will take a pragmatic approach to insolvencies where there are limited assets at stake, says Toronto corporate and commercial lawyer  Marlin ... Read more

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I am not a tax cheat and neither are our clients!

By Inga Andriessen Our firm is a professional corporation. The Canadian government has declared we are therefore tax cheats. I disagree. Many of our clients are also ... Read more

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Tax changes to have sizeable impact on professional corporations

While the federal government’s proposed tax changes will increase the burden on all small businesses, new professional corporations will be hit especially hard, as many of ... Read more

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Shares may not be the 'juicy carrot' they appear to be: Katz

Accepting shares in your employer’s company may seem like a “no-brainer,” but doing so may not be as beneficial as it appears, says Toronto business lawyer  ... Read more

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Best practices for board of directors meetings

By Cameron MacCarthy and Joe Rattan Clients often ask about the role and responsibilities of being a corporate director and whether or not they should accept an offer to join ... Read more

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Big banks' dominance hampering fintech sector

Established banks’ control over Canadian fintech may be inhibiting the sector’s development in this country, says Toronto corporate and commercial lawyer  Marlin ... Read more

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Dear future mentees in the LPP

By Inga Andriessen I’ve had the privilege of being a mentor lawyer to over 24 of the law society’s Law Practice Program (LPP) candidates over the past three ... Read more

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Common drafting mistakes in shareholder agreements

By Cameron MacCarthy and Chris Johnston This is the first article in a two part series discussing common issues arising from or related to shareholder agreements. If you ... Read more

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‘The way we’ve always done it’ is not a reason to do something

By Inga Andriessen There is a lot written these days about failure to innovate in business being an invitation to the end of that business. There is a lot of truth in that, ... Read more

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OBA Foundation awards two fellowships for 2017-2018 term

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Foundation has awarded two fellowships for the 2017-18 term, says Toronto business lawyer and OBA Foundation Trustee  Anton Katz . In ... Read more

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So you want to get paid?

By Inga Andriessen One of the things our firm is great at is helping businesses get paid. By the time we’re involved, it’s usually a litigation matter, however, ... Read more

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Proposed tax changes a ‘renewed attack’ on job creators

By Dennis Nerland The Department of Finance released new proposed tax legislation and policy on July 17, 2017. The new policies target income splitting in private ... Read more

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Classroom 'liaison lawyer' role ideal opportunity to give back

For lawyers looking to give back and impart their legal knowledge and experience on the next generation, acting as a liaison lawyer with a high school law class may be the ... Read more

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Fintech development aided by regulatory sandboxes

Securities regulators face a tricky balance trying to protect consumers without hampering innovation, Toronto corporate and commercial lawyer  Marlin Horst tells The ... Read more

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Independent legal advice – what is it and why have it?

By Inga Andriessen Ah, independent legal advice (ILA). That throwaway line in many agreements where people sign saying they have had an opportunity to have it, but have ... Read more

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Defensive tactics to defend against an unsolicited take-over bid

By Cameron MacCarthy and Joe Rattan Recent changes  to Canadian securities laws (as of May 2016) have created longer time frames and higher tender bid thresholds, ... Read more

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