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May 13, 2022 By Brian Babcock Until now, arbitration clauses in your commercial contract have likely been one of those “boilerplate” provisions tucked away deep […]

May 8, 2022 By Brian Babcock Charitable trusts are major exceptions to the rule that a trust must have a person or persons as beneficiaries. […]

Posted on April 29, 2022 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

April 29, 2022 By Brian Babcock Lending agreements, and in particular guarantees, which come with their own subset of rules, need to be carefully drafted. […]

Posted on April 15, 2022 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

April 15, 2022 By Brian Babcock We have written several recent articles about oppression remedies – a tool created by the Ontario Business Corporations Act which […]

March 26, 2022 By Brian Babcock It is dangerous to fall in love with an attractive legal quotation and expect that it will decide your […]

Posted on March 26, 2022 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law, Wills & Estates

March 26, 2022 By Brian Babcock “What is a fiduciary?” is even harder to answer than “What is a Trust?”. In the case of both […]

Posted on March 18, 2022 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law, Real Estate Law

March 18, 2022 By Brian Babcock Never hesitate to ask someone who wants you to sign a contract what the terms actually mean – even […]

Posted on March 16, 2022 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

March 16, 2022 By Mark Lahn Each year, more businesses are leveraging a variety of tools to collect and store personal information about their customers. […]

January 24, 2022 By Mark Mikulasik In Ontario, any person or corporation carrying on business under any name other than their own name is required […]

Posted on November 29, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

November 29, 2021 By Brian Babcock Secured creditors must give notice before seizing the assets of the debtor. This principle was reaffirmed by the Ontario […]