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A New National Securities Regulator: Cooperation or Coup?

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Protecting Boards of Directors From Claims

Being on the Board of Directors for a corporation involves the investment of personal time but can also carry the risk of…

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Enforcing Restrictions In Employment Contracts

Restrictive covenants, such as non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, are common contractual tools for business owners trying to protect intangible assets, such as…

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The Potential Expiry of Builders’ Liens

This article originally appeared in the CBA Saskatchewan Branch’s Bar Notes and is reprinted with their kind permission. One builders’ lien issue that has…

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Shareholder Agreements: Why They Matter

Any corporation with more than one shareholder should seriously consider adopting a shareholders agreement. Although it is not mandatory when incorporating, the…

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Does Paying Severance Undermine Just Cause?

Employers often face a dilemma when they terminate an employee for just cause; should any severance pay be provided to the employee?…

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Crowdfunding – Saskatchewan’s Modest Proposal

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The Changing Exempt Securities Market Climate in British Columbia: Part 3

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The Changing Exempt Securities Market Climate in British Columbia: Part 2

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The Changing Exempt Securities Market Climate in British Columbia: Part 1

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Plugging Gaps In Unanimous Shareholder Agreements With Interspousal Contracts

When you sit down to discuss a Unanimous Shareholder Agreement (“USA”) with a certain corporate lawyer at our office, you are likely…

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6 Things You Must Know About Your Trade-Mark: Part 2

Bulldog Bag Ltd. made, not surprisingly, bags. Specifically, they manufactured plastic and paper bags under the brand name “Marathon”. They registered the…

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