Tag: business

Purchasing

Warranties and Representations

The process of purchasing or selling a business is comparable to the process of making other significant purchases or sales in one’s lifetime. Sellers want to be transparent with possible purchasers about the business they are selling, and buyers want to have a complete understanding of the business they are buying. A QUESTION OF PURCHASE Due diligence and the acceptance…

Non-Compete vs. Non-Disclosure Agreements

Courts are responsible for determining whether non-compete and non-disclosure agreements are enforceable. This is because employee mobility is high with employees seeking different opportunities and consequently, employers seeking security.  In terms of employment, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements are legal instruments that restrict the actions of an employee. These restrictive covenants essentially protect the well-being of a company. For example, former…

Here’s What You Need to Know about Trademark Registration

In today’s information and technology age, trademarks are becoming increasingly valuable business assets. Trademarks help you succeed in the business world. How do they do this? They help people notice and differentiate your products and services from those of your competitors.  Oftentimes, the trademark registration process can be confusing and difficult to maneuver around. Below, you’ll find a brief overview…

Here’s What you Need to Know about Cannabis Licensing

Bill C-45 has become the centre of many discussions. Its implementation enables adults in Canada to legally purchase cannabis for recreational use. The proposed Cannabis Distribution Act (CDA) establishes a province’s authority over the wholesale distribution of cannabis. Additionally, the proposed Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (CCLA) delegates provincial control over the sale, supply and possession of non-medical cannabis, and…