Business Law

Why Legal Proceedings Should Be Your Last Option

Why Legal Proceedings Should Be Your Last Option

When disputes arise, the knee-jerk reaction might be to rush to court and let a judge decide. However, initiating legal proceedings should be the last resort due to several critical factors that can make the process more burdensome than beneficial. As a business and real estate lawyer in Ontario, I’ve seen firsthand the myriad complications and costs associated with litigation. Here’s why you should think twice before heading to court.

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Navigating Residency Requirements for Provincial and Canadian Corporations

Navigating Residency Requirements for Provincial and Canadian Corporations

Understanding the intricacies of corporate residency requirements is essential for any entrepreneur or investor looking to establish or expand their business operations in Canada. This is particularly relevant when considering the differences in regulations between provincial (Ontario) and federal (Canadian) corporations. As a business and corporate lawyer, I have navigated these waters numerous times, assisting clients from various international backgrounds in aligning their corporate structures with Canadian laws.

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Should I Incorporate?

Should I Incorporate?

Starting a business is both exciting and laborious. One of the first steps in starting a business is selecting between the three main business structures available in Ontario, a) Sole Proprietorship, b) Partnership and; c) Corporation. The following will guide your selection process, but it is always recommended to discuss your specific situation with both an accountant and a lawyer before proceeding further.

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