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CORPORATE LAW

Corporate Law Issues

  •  employment law issues
  • contract disputes
  • product liability
  • intellectual property management
  • Forming,Owning and Managing the corporation

About Corporate Law

Corporate law is the body of law governing the rights, relations, and conduct of persons, companies, organizations and businesses. The term refers to the legal practice of law relating to corporations, or to the theory of corporations. Corporate law often describes the law relating to matters which derive directly from the life-cycle of a corporation. It thus encompasses the formation, funding, governance, and death of a corporation.

Know Your Rights

 corporate law is essential if you have a business. Corporate law, also known as company law or corporations law, deals with corporations forming and operating. This is related to contract and commercial law.

The corporate law makes up the rules, practices, regulations, and laws that control the creation and operation of any corporation. This body of law governs legal entities that conduct business.

The difference between my Will and my Power of Attorney?

Your corporate lawyer is more adept compared to a web service, they can paying attention to what your business need in great detail. Your lawyer can provide you with professional advice, help negotiate during transactions, and analyze benefits and risks in proposals. Especially when dealing with a large sum of money for contract or a very important project, hiring a corporate lawyer is your safest choice for the future of your business. 

Pick the right structure for your business in Ontario

Knowing which business structure is right for your business is a very important decision to make. Most common types of structures for your business would be one among sole proprietorship, partnership, joint venture and corporation. When picking between these structures, there are several factors you will have to consider:

1. Tax benefits and drawbacks
2. Liabilities
3. Partners and investors 
4. Management structure.

What’s the role of the director of a company?

Shareholders and the board of directors are two bodies that help govern a company. Directors are appointed by the shareholders to manage the company. Directors might be delegated with certain powers. They take part in board meetings to make the important decisions for strategic and operational concerns of the business.

When I die, what will happen to my business?

Depending on the structure of your business, your role and how you planned, there will be different outcomes. If it highly advised a last will is prepared to assist the governing process when settling debts, distributing the assets and handling liabilities. Without formal agreements, it is highly likely that a business might dissolve.

Principles of Corporate Law

  • accountability
  • transparency
  • fairness
  • responsibility

Corporate Law Organizations

  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
  • US Securities and Exchange Commission
  •  unincorporated association
  • Wolters Kluwer