Anton Katz

Anton Katz
FIRM:
Anton M. Katz Barrister & Solicitor
POSITION:
Principal
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate
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Anton Katz, a corporate-commercial/civil litigation lawyer practising in Toronto, is focused on offering small businesses practical legal help with their challenges and opportunities in a cost-effective and timely manner.

He received his Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1994 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996. Mr. Katz has been a sole practitioner since 2001.

He served on council of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) from 2012 to 2018 and has served as a trustee of the OBA Foundation since 2014. Mr. Katz is a mentor for both the OBA and the Law Society of Ontario and has tutored bar admission course students.

Anton Katz Posts

How working capital adjustments can affect the purchase price

It’s important to remember when buying a business that the agreed-upon dollar figure may not be the final price tag, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. Read more

Be aware of ‘choice of law’ clauses from other jurisdictions

When faced with a contract from another jurisdiction, lawyers should check for a “choice of law” clause that could alter their involvement in the matter, Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Crafting restrictive covenants is a tricky balancing act: Katz

When selling a business, it’s important to ensure restrictive covenants are not “unduly restrictive,” says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. Read more

Employee or contractor? The cost of getting it wrong

When buying a company, knowing the difference between employees and contractors can save big money and headaches, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. Read more

OBA Foundation to host debate on Khadr settlement

The OBA Foundation will host a debate in Toronto on the government’s settlement of the Omar Khadr lawsuit, says Toronto business lawyer and OBA Foundation trustee Anton Katz. Read more

When is a letter of intent binding?

The question of whether a letter of intent (LOI) is binding has a simple answer, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. Read more

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 Anton Katz. Read more

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. Read more

Lawyers take a risk advising clients in non-legal matters

Lawyers should be wary of what they say to clients — even in seemingly casual conversations, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. Read more

Using shares to attract and retain top talent

Business owners should consider issuing shares as a strategy to attract and retain employees, Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

OBA Foundation looking for applications for fellowships

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

Conduct due diligence, negotiate before signing commercial lease

Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz says there are multiple clauses and conditions that can be negotiated in a commercial lease agreement and, as such, it’s key for prospective tenants to seek legal advice before signing an offer. Read more

The basics of commercial leases

Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz says a commercial lease is an important component to most clients’ businesses and before entering into one, it’s crucial to understand key concepts and rights. Read more

OBA Foundation awards two fellowships for 2016-17 term

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Foundation has awarded two fellowships for the 2016-17 term, says Toronto business lawyer and OBA Foundation Trustee Anton Katz . Read more

Asset or share purchase requires due diligence, legal advice

There are multiple considerations that should be taken into account when buying or selling a corporation, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. Read more