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Corporate Law

practicePRO Resource: Checklist for commercial transactions

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Many commercial matters involve the preparation of one or more documents. These documents are drafted based on communications between the parties to the document and/or their respective lawyers, the specific circumstances of the matter and applicable substantive law. While the majority of commercial deals in Ontario are concluded without difficulties, all too often LAWPRO sees… Read More »

Categories: Corporate Law

Resolutions to avoid corporate commercial claims

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I will carefully document instructions, advice and steps taken: Sometimes claims against corporate lawyers are a result of an incomplete or improperly drafted document or other mistake by the lawyer, but in many cases there is simply a dispute over what was said and done or not said and done, or confusion over who was… Read More »

Categories: Corporate Law

Dotting all the “i”s

family-law

I have a songwriter friend who reports that the hardest part of writing a song is finishing it. She finds that her enthusiasm for writing means that she loves the initial burst of creative energy, but she has trouble keeping herself on task for the polishing process: When a song is nearly finished, she finds… Read More »

Categories: Family Law, Corporate Law

Are “shelf corporations” a thing of the past?

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The following article appeared in the January 2012 edition of LAWPRO Webzine: “Corporate-Commercial Practice: Avoiding Claims” Here at LAWPRO we take an interest in practice management trends (which means we’re always grateful for your input about the way you practice law today!). Sometimes, the decline of trends is just as noteworthy as their emergence. One… Read More »

Categories: Corporate Law

Avoiding common communication errors in corporate/commercial law

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Over the last ten years, corporate/commercial-related claims (including bankruptcy, tax, and securities-related claims) averaged 14 per cent of LAWPRO’s claims count (279 claims per year), and 23 per cent of our claims costs ($14.9 million per year). While there has been some fluctuation, the number of claims in this area has remained consistent over this… Read More »

Categories: Communication Errors, Corporate Law
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