The importance of having a privacy policy in Canada and what makes a good one

Privacy policy documents cannot simply be copy and pasted.  You might be asking, “When was the last time an internet or  mobile application user read a privacy policy before accepting it?”  It may seem trivial but if you are a business owner who runs a website or online application and collects user data, not having a poorly […]

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What Is a Contract?

A contract is a legally enforceable agreement between parties. It is typically written. All legal contracts must contain these specific elements: It must contain an offer. The offer is what someone is going to do – example: hire you, sell you a car, buy your business etc. The offer must be accepted – meaning you […]

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Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) is an important asset in any company, even more so when your revenue is tied to your inventions. Protecting your intellectual property is important to the growth of your company and protecting your future. With the prevalence of technology, there are most issues with establishing IP rights and protecting them. The protection […]

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Mergers and Acquisitions: An Overview

Mergers and acquisitions can be complex, time-consuming, and emotional for all parties involved. A good lawyer will drive the process efficiently and ensuring your interests are protected at all times. There are typically 7 big steps involved in the Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) process: Transaction Structures: To get started, the parties involved need to agree […]

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Primer on Litigation

Litigation overview, covering some of the most common types. Operating a business comes with risk. A strong legal team – which may involve the help of outside council – can help you mitigate the risks and decrease the likelihood of you being involved in business litigation. Preventative measures to avoid litigation are important. However sometimes […]

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