Covid-19: Can I layoff my employees?

March 30, 2020

By: John Figol   Covid-19: Can I layoff my employees? For many businesses the onset of Covid-19 has resulted in loss of work, cancellation of contracts and in some cases …

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Covid-19 and Breach of Contract a/k/a Force Majeure to the Rescue!

March 26, 2020

By Glenn Rumbell   The Covid-19 pandemic and government mandated shutdowns are slowing down and even putting many businesses, perhaps yours included, on hold. At the same time, there are …

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Aggressive Business Valuation – Is it worth it?

June 25, 2019

By: Glenn Rumbell For some companies the most important term in a term sheet is valuation. And that makes sense.  When raising capital the higher the valuation on your business, …

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Director Liability under Canada’s Anti-Spam Laws

June 25, 2019

By: Glenn Rumbell I don’t know if you follow enforcement of the Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as CASL) but if you don’t and you are an officer or director of a …

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Director Liability

February 1, 2019

So, you’re going to be a director of a corporation? Make sure you understand the liability that you may expose yourself to, personally. Directors manage and supervise the business and …

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2019 Brings Sweeping Changes to Canadian Privacy Policies

January 1, 2019

Did you feel the earth move January 1, 2019? If you are an aficionado of privacy rights in Canada, you just may have. Starting January 1, 2019, the Office of …

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Ontario’s Capital Markets are failing Non-public companies

December 1, 2018

By Glenn Rumbell In November the Ontario Securities Commission released its report on Ontario’s “exempt market” (Ontario Exempt Market Report 2018). If you are in a smaller tech business and …

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Tips for Protecting Your Brand

September 1, 2018

By Glenn Rumbell Most businesses put substantial thought into their company name or brand. Some, such as ‘Starbucks’ are highly unique (how did Howard Shultz link a character from Moby-Dick …

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Difference in NDA contracting practices between Canada and Europe

July 13, 2018

I recently encountered a difference in legal cultures between Canada and Europe that has massive implications for businesses who use non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements, or NDAs as they are more commonly called. …

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What you need to know about the cannabis legislation

June 25, 2018

Following extensive public consultations with Canadians, provincial and territorial governments and Indigenous communities, Bill C-45 — or the Cannabis Act (Act) — passed in the Senate on June 19, 2018 …

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What is a personal guarantee?

June 14, 2018

Applying for a business loan is a fairly standard routine for most corporate business owners both large and small. Whether the funds are required for working capital or capital expenditures, …

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Forced transfer provisions safeguard a company against the unexpected

May 29, 2018

Imagine for a moment that you are in business with three other individual shareholders. The four of you may be friends and started the business by investing personal capital and …

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