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Resolving contract disputes in Ontario

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Sometimes, when two parties are working together, a dispute or conflict in understand occurs.  How to resolve a contract dispute in Ontario? The first step is to check what does the contract say about resolving disputes. If the contract is silent or unclear, you should consult a contract lawyer and get professional help. Contract issues … Read more »

Joint Venture Agreements

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A joint venture is a specific type of business model where two or more like-minded parties pool their resources, expertise and finances to collaborate and work together on a specific venture towards a certain goal. Joint ventures are advantageous, but they are not without their complexities. Because two or more parties are involved that may not … Read more »

What is an Independent Contractor Agreement?

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Whether you are an employer who wants to hire an independent contractor or an individual who is about to sign an independent contractor agreement in Ontario, make sure you check all the facts before you seal the contract. Our Toronto lawyers can assist with any questions you need answered. An independent contractor agreement, or contractor … Read more »

What are the different forms of corporate restructuring?

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Running a business can be tough and unpredictable, even if you have years of experience. In certain cases, you may want to consider restructuring your company. With a new structure your business may stand a chance for recapitalization or taking advantage of a potential opportunity. This is a list of different types of corporate restructurings. … Read more »

When Do You Need a Financial Lawyer?

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Corporate finance law is a part of corporate law and every business that requires funding, needs a corporate financial lawyer for that matter. Financial lawyers have experience with investment banking or at least they cooperate with investment bankers to close the deal. Whether you want to acquire or merge with another company, issue securities, go … Read more »

Corporate Mergers: Vertical and Horizontal Merger

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Merging of two companies implies that these companies will join forces and exist under one single ownership. When two or more firms merge and they operate in the same industry, that is a horizontal merger. When the competition is high, there is more potential to gain market share when you merge horizontally. A vertical merger … Read more »

Is a DUI in Canada an Indictable Offence?

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As a driver, it is important to educate yourself on DUIs. The offence can cover a wide range of consequences, and depending on the seriousness of the accident, you can pay servere fines or receive heavy prison sentences. In Canada, a DUI (more commonly referred to as “impaired driving” under the Criminal Code of Canada)  is … Read more »

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Private Placement Financing

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We have already discussed the differences between seed capital and venture capital. If you are starting a business, the cash you are collecting is called seed capital. What follows seed capital are those funding stages: series a, series b, series c funding. If you are not very informed about the early stage of investment, here … Read more »

What will happen to illegal dispensaries in Toronto 2018?

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Marijuana legalization in Canada is taking place this fall, on October the 17th. Individuals in Ontario who are 19 or older will have a legal right to smoke cannabis where smoking tobacco is permitted and possess a maximum 30 grams of legal marijuana. However, while on the road to legalization, many dispensaries popped up looking … Read more »

Impaired Driving Law Changes 2018

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With the legalization of recreational marijuana, it is essential that impaired driving laws be reformed.  Traffic laws must align with the implications of the legalization of marijuana, which means trying to create appropriate penalties for driving while under the influence of drugs and alcohol.   The Highway Traffic Act which regulates, administers and classifies traffic … Read more »

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