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November 13, 2019

Endeavor Law had previously reported that Bill 24 (the Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2019) to amend British Columbia's Business Corporations Act (the "BCBCA") had received royal assent in the British Columbia legislature on May 17, 2019 (see here). The Business...

November 12, 2019

Staff for the securities regulators in each of British Columbia, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Nova Scotia have today issued CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 51-359 – Corporate Governance Related Disclosure Expectations for Reporting Issuers i...

The Non-disclosure Agreement, referred to in this article as a “NDA” but sometimes also referred to as a “Confidentiality Agreement”, is an agreement that all start-up or established businesses should incorporate into their processes whenever a third party (a potential...

In the first part of this article we addressed some basic legal issues concerned with management (directors and officers) and advisers.  This second part will continue with the “growth of people and expertise within an organisation” concept but seek to address some bas...

Some new businesses start with one founder and start life as a form of sole proprietorship.  Some new businesses are formed by a number of founders (often a mix of idea; effort, expertise and capital) and among these founders you will often hear references to each othe...

September 22, 2019

Entrepreneurs, business owners and chief financial officers tasked with raising funds will find no shortage of advice and information as to the form financing their respective business may take but it is a long road from start to a successful finish. In this article t...

September 22, 2019

There are significant advantages to considering various business legal structures and choosing the right legal structure for your situation at the start of your business venture. The time, effort and nominal cost in considering business legal structures at the start of...

According to British Columbia's Ministry of Finance, there are over 27,000 socities in B.C. that vary significantly in both size and purpose.  An updated Societies Act (British Columbia) came into force on November 28, 2016 and was canvassed in an earlier Business Blog...

The TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") is one of three primary stock exchanges in Canada; focused on emerging or growth companies (whereas its affiliated entity, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE), serves Canada's senior equity market). The TSXV offers a uni...