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The Mediation Option

Conflict arises in business settings as much as any other. Litigation is often the chosen course of action, and even contractual arbitration might be an option. However, it is important to remember that mediation is not just for divorce. It has proven more and more to be the best dispute resolution for many disputes. Perhaps […]

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Starting Up is only the beginning of your business’s legal needs

Your business is registered, its structure defined, with important standard agreements in place to protect it in its relationships. It might seem like the hard part is over, but its only the beginning. You will still need to ensure that your business continuously complies with Ontario’s changing laws over the course of its operation, most […]

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Practical ways to limit business liability and risk

When people think of risk management for businesses, they often think of insurance. Indeed, there are quite a few types of insurance you may wish to consider in order to protect your business from losses: General and professional liability Commercial property Commercial auto Business interruption Officers and directors Cyber/data breach Product liability Workers’ compensation Business […]

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3 essential legal protections for your business

Starting your own business can be an exciting time. Be it because you’ve worked up the courage to quit a corporate job and delve into your passion full-time, or because you see a business opportunity in a community’s unmet need, you’ll likely be eager to hit the ground running. While enthusiasm will certainly be a […]

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Your intellectual property is at risk without protection

Protecting your business may seem more complicated these days than it was for past generations. It was not long ago when a business owner could lock the front door of their building and feel confident that the business was safe from thieves. In modern businesses, however, there are more factors to consider than just tangible […]

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What to do when your business partnership sours

Entering into a business partnership is common for entrepreneurs, especially when they find someone with similar ideas and ambitions. But ideas change, ambitions transform and partnerships can grow cold. A partnership can go bad for many reasons. Regardless of the issue, it’s critical for both you and your business partner to move forward in a […]

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Finding tax savings for your business

As the end of the year draws near, many companies are busy putting the closing touches on any last-minute transactions, acquisitions, payout, or benefits for the corporation’s year-end. Pretty soon, it will be time to file taxes for 2021, and many business owners want to make sure they have capitalized on any potential tax savings. […]

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