In general, whether a corporation is incorporated under Quebec’s Business Corporations Act or under the Canada Business Corporations Act, it must by law maintain a minute book which, among other things, contains the following information: 1) The [ … ]
Des situations juridiques sous un angle simplifié
We often receive clients who wish to engage in great business endeavours with their partners, and our mandate is frequently limited to creating a corporate structure for them to start up their company and to prepare various business agreements in [ … ]
Given the possibility of having multiple business partners as well as the competing interests that come along with such partnerships, the Law imposes a duty of loyalty to all directors in favour of the corporation to the board of which they are [ … ]
What is a trademark? And, do you have a trademark that you want to register?
When an individual decides to operate a business under a corporation, there are legal obligations that have to be respected. If the company was incorporated under Québec Law, the obligations stem from Québec’s Business Corporations Act (hereinafter [ … ]
Currently, terms like “block chain,” “artificial intelligence,” and “cryptocurrencies” are all major buzzwords. These terms are being utilized at a maximum capacity and are integrated in a wide array of domains from articles to niche degrees. Clearly [ … ]
In a context where a corporation faces multiple independent law suits from a given party and before the same jurisdiction (or Court), things can take long and get expensive very quickly. It may therefore be useful for either party to request the [ … ]
Very often, people lend each other money and rely on nothing else except their word to ensure repayment. While this sometimes works, it obviously has its problems since, if something goes wrong, it becomes difficult to prove that the loan ever [ … ]
The key is the Registry!
As is often the case in commercial matters, shareholders may be called upon to concurrently act as directors of a given corporation. However, it should be noted that a director’s title is not simply a token position, but rather brings various [ … ]
Questions about our rates or making appointments?Discover how Alepin Gauthier's customized solution can meet your needs.