WhatsApp us

+1 647.806.9184

10:00 - 18:00

Search
 

Small Business Lawyer Toronto Tag

ranacharif.ca > Posts tagged "Small Business Lawyer Toronto"

When should you incorporate? Why? And How?

As a business lawyer and an immigration lawyer, we do a significant amount of incorporations for businesses across Canada. Have you been doing business lately without incorporating? This is how most small business owners start: they register a business name, apply for a Master Business License and start working on getting their names out there to start selling and doing business. Entrepreneurs are resourceful, and that also applies to the legal steps that they favor in certain stages. However, once your business begins to generate a certain amount of revenue, it is important to start considering an incorporation. Here are a...

Continue reading

How To Be Protected by Canadian Copyright Law

Disclaimer: although this article is written by a licensed Canadian Business Lawyer, do not take this as official legal advice for your specific case. Law is complicated because a tiny exception can reject an entire regulatory regime. Copyright is governed by the Copyright Act, R.S.C., 1985, c C-42, which is a federal Canadian statute. When you are protected by Copyright, you are the only person legally capable of reproducing the object that is subject to Copyright protection. You are entitled to this right for your entire life plus 50 years after the year in which you die. You do not...

Continue reading

Make Money With Your Intellectual Property – Small Business Lawyer Toronto

According to Statistics Canada Surveys on Financing and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises, Businesses that manage their intellectual Property are: four times more likely to export, sixty four percent more likely to be high growth and thirty two percent more likely to seek financing. Intellectual property ("IP") is when expressions of intellectual or creative pursuits are treated in legal and social spheres as property, with all its resulting implications (e.g., ownership, use, economic transactions, etc.), see here. Some examples of intellectual property are: inventions, such as products and processesthe original visual features of a productliterary, artistic, dramatic and musical creationsexpressed words,...

Continue reading

What is an Asset Purchase? When to opt for it.

When looking to invest or grow a business, a common investment strategy is the purchase of another business's shares or assets. Another option is statutory amalgamations which will be discussed in another blog post. Share Purchase Transactions Share Purchase Transactions, on the one hand, represent approximately 65% of private equity acquisitions in Canada. A "Share Purchase Transaction" is when a buyer buys some or all of a company’s shares. In a partial share sale (less than 100% of the shares), the buyer will become a shareholder alongside the other shareholders of the company. From a legal conveyancing perspective, the simple delivery...

Continue reading