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

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

Call for OBA Foundation fellowship applications

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

Compliant minute book important in case of sale, audit

A corporate minute book should be complete and up to date in order to avoid problems further down the road, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz . Read more

Shareholder agreement helps guide parties in exiting corporation

Like marriage, not all business partnerships will work out, which is why it’s crucial to have a shareholder agreement in place from the start, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz . Read more

How to set up and maintain a professional corporation

If you’re a lawyer considering incorporating your practice, it’s crucial to know the set-up and maintenance involved when launching a lawyer professional corporation, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz . Read more

Is incorporating your business the right move?

Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz says there are several key reasons for incorporating a business, but it’s important to keep in mind it’s not a one-size-fits-all option and it’s not for every venture. Read more

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 relying on the common law or the Partnerships Act. Read more

Commercial tenant rights trump landlord rights

A recent decision has reaffirmed and clarified a half century of jurisprudence that holds that a trustee in bankruptcy cannot disclaim a commercial landlord’s interest in a lease of premises, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz . Read more

Changes to Collection and Debt Services Act long overdue

Ontario’s new Collection and Debt Services Act is a long-overdue improvement and will provide consumers with more rights, Toronto lawyer Anton Katz tells Lawyers Weekly . Read more