Business & Agri-Business

July 19, 2018

USA’s are unanimously a good idea

Last month my associate Hilary Pritchard wrote a great article that highlighted the function of unanimous shareholder’s agreements (USA’s) for businesses. I think it is helpful to examine some of the main scenarios where USAs can provide solutions which are […]
March 13, 2019

Extra-Provincial Registering Your Company

I recently re-watched the movie Smokey and the Bandit.  The first time I saw it, I was impressed with the chase scenes and of course the Trans Am.  What impressed me the 2nd time watching was the premise of the […]
October 17, 2019

Boost your knowledge: the Legal side of Commercial Loans

If you are a business owner, you might reach a point with your company where you need to obtain financing from a financial institution, in order to purchase land or new equipment, provide cash flow for growth, or to remove […]
November 13, 2019

Buying a Business: what you need to know.

Buying a business can be an exciting adventure. It can also be an intimidating process because there’s so much to consider: financing the purchase, marketing and growing your new business, retaining customers, transitioning employees, etc. How do you balance all […]
December 27, 2019

Buying a Business PART 2: know the business you are buying

Last month’s legal brief presented 2 ways to buy a business: (1) purchase the shares of the company or (2) purchase the assets of the company. In that article I discussed a share purchase and some of the pros and […]
March 4, 2021

Can my work require me to take the COVID vaccine?

As I write this the Alberta Government is expected to ease pandemic restrictions and allow more businesses to re-open. If it does ease the restrictions, it will be a welcome relief. However, looser restrictions are not an excuse to be […]