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What startups need to know

Starting out? We can help you get going on the basics.


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Legal advice lawyers and legal counsel for your startup

As the founder of a startup, it’s important for you to know when and how to best seek legal advice.


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Personal liabilities and fiduciary duties of company directors

Co-founders need a basic understanding of the personal liabilities that the law imposes on a company’s directors.

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Incorporating in Ontario: A guide to incorporation for startups

When should founders seek to incorporate their ventures, and what are the principal benefits of incorporation?


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General partnership agreement: Sample template

Download a sample template of a general partnership agreement.

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Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) with investors, partners, customers and patents

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) protect confidential information that start-ups share with potential stakeholders.


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Exploring startup partnerships: value, goals, expectations, roles and exits

Learn key strategies for startups and entrepreneurs when considering entering a partnership agreement with a co-founder.


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Complying with Canada’s New Anti-Spam Legislation

Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) regulates a broad range of activities including the sending of commercial electronic messages.