Starting a company? We can make the process as easy as possible for you.
We advise on the advantages and disadvantages of various business formation options including federal and provincial incorporations, partnerships, and joint ventures; taxation rules applicable to each business structure; contractual alternatives available to document the relationship between business owners, and ongoing maintenance of the business required documentation.
- Sole Proprietorship
- Tax Rules
- Business Documents
We are familiar with drafting and negotiating sophisticated commercial agreements including import/export agreements, supply and distribution agreements, shareholder, partnership and joint venture agreements, assets and shares purchase and sale agreements, licence agreements, non-disclosure agreements, franchise agreements, consulting agreements, and employment agreements. We will work with you to fulfill your business goals while protecting your interests.
Import Export/Foreign Investment
We have experience with a variety of international trade and business issues including drafting and review of international trade and litigation agreements; advising on customs regulations and temporary entry requirements; import and export controls; strategic use of trade and investment agreements; anti-dumping and countervail inquiries, and customs classification; advising on the rules that apply to Government Procurement and assist in preparing bids and proposals to Government Departments.
We provide a comprehensive Canadian tax advice on a wide variety of matters, including corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, structured financing, leasing, and cross-border transactions.
Private Equity and Venture Capital
We work with international law firms in cross-border private equity transactions, providing legal advice and support in respect of the relevant Canadian law. Our services include structuring and implementing Canadian and cross-border private equity investments including acquisitions and financings and structuring and implementing shareholder and other governance arrangements, as well as employment arrangements.