Deep Dive: The Due Diligence Process

Authors: Jasmine Salamon, Marc Laatu Date: January 19, 2023 There are many stages in the purchase or sale of a business. Part of a new series on our website, this article provides an in-depth review of the due diligence process so that you can know what to expect and how we can help. For a more […]

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Business 101: Due Diligence

Authors: Jasmine Salamon, Marc Laatu Date: December 19, 2022 There are many stages in the purchase or sale of a business. Part of a new series on our website, this article is intended to help first time buyers (or sellers) understand key concepts which will arise during the transaction, with the focus of this article […]

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New Corporate Register for Individuals with Significant Control

Author: Jasmine Salamon Date: November 14, 2022 Effective January 1, 2023, the Ontario Business Corporations Act (OBCA), will be amended to require that all Ontario private corporations create and maintain a registry of ‘individuals with significant control’ (ISC). In this article, we answer five frequently asked questions regarding the new Ontario ISC registry requirements so […]

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The New City of Thunder Bay Zoning By-Law

Authors: Jasmine Salamon, Marc Laatu Date: October 18, 2022 The new City of Thunder Bay, By-Law No. 1/2022, Zoning By-Law (the “2022 Zoning By-Law”) was approved by City Council on April 11, 2022. Implementation of the 2022 Zoning By-Law was delayed due to several property-specific appeals of the Zoning By-Law to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT). On September 27, […]

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Tips From Your Lawyer When Buying a Business

Authors: Selena Filice, Marc Laatu Date: September 13, 2022 Buying a business can be both an exciting and stressful experience. The road from the initial discussion to closing the deal can be a long and complicated one. In this article, we cover five tips to make the most of your time and to work effectively […]

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