Should your business pay for services in shares instead of cash?
February 15, 2018
Starting a business is no small feat. It requires an enterprising idea, hard work, and strategic know-how to turn a start-up into a successful business. And it requires money — …■ Read More
Employment agreements protect against liability and greater expense
January 26, 2018
A common misconception amongst business owners is that employment agreements with employees aren’t necessary because all legal rights are set out in the Employment Standards Act 2000 (ESA). The ESA …■ Read More
First right of refusal vs. shotgun clause in shareholders’ agreements
January 6, 2018
Becoming a shareholder in a company is easy enough to do — removing yourself (or someone else) is a complex and legal process. This is because a shareholder of a …■ Read More
What does it mean to include ‘good faith’ performance expectations in agreements?
December 15, 2017
When negotiating agreements, it’s common for one or more parties to insist on including the term ‘good faith’ in various clauses. This inclusion is based on the assumption that it …■ Read More
8 best practices to head off problems with IP reps and warranties
November 3, 2017
Many companies, particularly those in the tech sector, are built with their eventual sale in mind. And on the way, those same companies often need to raise capital from professional …■ Read More