Startup and Small Business legal know-how: Incorporation, IT contracts, and Privacy.
Legal services for business
To incorporate or Not to incorporate your business? That is the Question. We help you decide the most suitable form of business according to your situation.
Federal incorporation vs. Provincial incorporation?
We can help you decide.
If you carry on business in a province, you are required to register the business and file declarations periodically. It’s the law.
Maintaining accurate records is good governance. If you are looking to sell your business in the future, good record keeping will save you lots of headache and attract the right kind of investors.
Want to create a minute book? A share holder agreement? A share certificate?
Try our self-service tool
Save costs by entering information on our website to take advantage of our software Document Engine™. You have the option of having final work proof-read and overseen by a lawyer.
Intellectual property planning
If you are looking into acquiring IP assets for your business, we can help you plan and refer you to IP specialists trusted by us.
How do I patent my logo? You don’t! Different categories of IP, such as Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade secret, and Industrial Design, are protected differently. Give us a call.
Bill 64 is now the law! From now on, and for the next 2-3 years, the modernization of Quebec’s privacy laws will be implemented gradually. Businesses are required to comply. Is your business ready?
The law now requires that the highest authority of a business is by default the privacy officer responsible for handling your client’s personal information. If you are the founder, or the sole owner, you are probably the privacy officer. Not ready? Luckily, you may delegate.
Data portability. What is that? The law soon requires you to respond to your client when they request a copy of all the personal information you have about them. Can you support this?
Do you need a PIA?
A PIA is a Privacy impact assessment. You may or may not need it. Find out.
COMPLEX OR BIG BUSINESSES
Give us a call. If we cannot help you, we will defer you to Privacy specialists trusted by us.