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How to set up a business partnership agreement

Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz says it’s advisable that people going into business together have a written partnership agreement in place rather than just ... Read more

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To sue in Canada or abroad?

By Inga Andriessen Business is global. Doing business globally means at times you’re going to find yourself in a legal dispute with someone who is not in the same ... Read more

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Preparing for the future in your business

By Inga Andriessen It’s still summer, we’ve almost got one quarter left in this calendar year – are you prepared? When thinking about preparation within ... Read more

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Tiered exit from practice means compensation, client autonomy

Transitioning out of professional practice through a two-step arrangement can help ensure a level of continuity, but there is no guarantee clients will want to move over to ... Read more

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Let’s get your business paid

By Inga Andriessen For over 23 years I’ve been a business lawyer and as a big part of that, I’ve sued debtors who owe my clients money. Collection litigation ... Read more

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For those about to start the Law Practice Program or articling

By Inga Andriessen This blog is solely my opinion, something I’m always happy to share. While I am proud to be a Subject Matter Expert and Mentor Lawyer for the Ryerson ... Read more

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There are no tears in business

By Inga Andriessen Remember years ago when Martha Stewart had an “Apprentice” TV show and she told one of the female contestants, there are no tears in business? ... Read more

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Ontario’s business law statutes could be more innovative

The provincial government should be going further than simply trying to keep pace with corporate legislation in other jurisdictions, Toronto business lawyer Bill Northcote tells ... Read more

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Business law changes mean clarity, opportunities for lawyers

Recently-proposed changes to Ontario’s business legislation are timely, and should ultimately provide much-needed clarity to the province’s companies and their ... Read more

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Gender diversity report highlights chicken-and-egg problem

The results of a recent gender equality survey of public issuers highlights the circular problem with finding meritorious board members, says Toronto civil litigator Patricia ... Read more

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Court says use of meta tags not an infringement of trademark

By Arthur Zeilikman Have you ever heard of a “meta tag”? You may not have if you are not a professional website developer. A meta tag is small piece of code in a ... Read more

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Need to get paid? Here's how to collect

Toronto business lawyer  Inga Andriessen 's clients turn to her when they are having trouble getting paid for their services.    She ... Read more

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Stay in regular contact with clients to ensure positive relationships

Keeping clients informed at every stage of the process is a key component to maintaining their happiness, Toronto business lawyer Inga Andriessen tells Lawyers Weekly. ... Read more

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The risk of remaining silent on jurisdiction in contracts

It is not uncommon for certain types of agreements to be written without governing law or jurisdiction clauses − and it’s important for contracting parties to ... Read more

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New Integrity Regime still creates huge compliance burden

The Government of Canada’s recent announcement that it’s implementing a new government-wide Integrity Regime still creates an enormous compliance burden on Canadian ... Read more

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How to kill business in the GTA – host the Pan Am Games

By Inga Andriessen Hold onto your hats, it’s rant time on the blog today. I recently read the traffic forecasts from “officials” for the Pan Am games ... Read more

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OCA clarifies line between oppression and derivative actions

While there are good reasons for the technical distinctions between derivative and oppression actions, Toronto civil litigator Patricia Virc says overlap between the two actions ... Read more

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So you want to change the Ontario Employment Standards Act?

By Inga Andriessen The Toronto Star has recently been running a series about “precarious employment.” The series is highlighting what they believe are failings ... Read more

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#RelationshipGoals for you and your business lawyer

By Inga Andriessen The hashtag included in the title of this blog post is a term that keeps showing up more and more on the Internet. Of course, some of the ... Read more

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New courthouse desperately needed in Halton

A sorely outdated courthouse with no improvement plan in sight means cases being heard in Halton Region face an increased risk of delays and access to justice barriers, says ... Read more

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