Commercial Law

Business Contracts

There are many different kinds of business contracts. Standard form contracts such as policies of insurance, are one example. Two business persons exchanging emails is another example. Although you may […]

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Non Disclosure Agreements

WHAT ONTARIO COMPANIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION AND NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS A non-disclosure agreement (NDA), sometimes called a confidentiality agreement, is a legally binding contract, whereby one or both […]

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Non-Competition Agreements

ENFORCING NON-COMPETITION AND NON-SOLICITATION AGREEMENTS: WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW The Supreme Court of Canada and the Ontario Court of Appeal have made it clear that they are only going […]

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Letter of Intent-How Binding?

The Ontario Court of Appeal in Wallace v. Allen, 2009 ONCA 36, recently held that if a letter of intent clearly expresses that the parties intend to be bound by […]

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Ontario Corporations – Steps to Incorporating

If you are a small business owner, sole proprietor, or are contemplating starting up a business, you have likely considered incorporating. Sample Standard Incorporating Process 1)¬†Decide if you would like […]

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