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How to Make Great Customer Stories

Originally posted on LinkedIn by Eric Janssen, who is a member of Founder’s Only and occasionally guest posts here. A problem I've seen often in high-growth companies is an inability to scale s...

Blog Bite: Can employees pursue human rights claims despite a signed release?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses a decision by the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal in Hutton v ARC Business Solutions Inc, a case which addressed whether an employee can ...

Blog Bite: When can franchisors enforce releases in Ontario?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com briefly details the case of Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. General Motors of Canada Limited which concerns the interaction of section 11 of the Art...

Blog Bite: What constitutes a full and final release?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com provides a general overview of full and final releases, distinguishing between two types: subrogated and direct releases. It also discusses when ...

Blog Bite: How can a release agreement help me when leasing property?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com situates the use of the mutual release agreement within the context of insurance and risk. For example, if a landlord is obligated to insure a re...

Blog Bite: Do I need to anticipate every claim that could arise when contemplating a release agreement?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP. The decision sets out five basic principles to consider when d...

Blog Bite: Can a franchisor enforce a release agreement in Ontario?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com examines the Ontario case of Dodd v. Prime Restaurants of Canada, in which one issue was whether a signed release between a franchisor and franch...

Blog Bite: What should I avoid when negotiating my release agreement?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com describes two Nova Scotia cases in which parties who thought they had agreed on a settlement and release (in principle), ended up in court to fig...

Blog Bite: When can franchisors enforce releases in British Columbia?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses a BC Supreme Court decision that a Mutual Cancellation and Release Agreement signed by a Dairy Queen franchisee was effective to bar co...

Blog Bite: When is a release full and final?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com deals with the question of whether a release that covered ‘all claims arising out of the services provided’, but which did not expressly refe...

How Can Funds Held in Escrow Help You Execute a Release Agreement?

What is a Release? A Release is a contractual promise to not enforce legal claims against someone, sometimes in exchange for monetary compensation or a promise to do something in return.   ...

Is My Contract Void if the Law Changes?

Suppose your business has had a long-standing contractual agreement with another party and both of you would like to continue to conduct business as per your agreement, but without either party’s kn...

Do Entire Agreement Clauses Protect Parties from Claims of Negligent Misrepresentation?

Most contracts are agreed upon after a series of exchanges and negotiations between the parties.  In some cases, it might be difficult for them to recall exactly what was promised in the exchange...

Pick of the Litter: China Wants to Shape the Global Future of Artificial Intelligence

The 'Hound is sniffing out cool innovations for you. Journey By now we think we’re pretty smart – we’ve made it easier for folks to navigate and read one of the most complicated th...

YEDI Not For Profit Venture Fair Winter-Spring 2018

Our partner organization YEDI is excited to announce their not-for-profit venture fair! Come take a look at not-for-profit organizations that have been operating for more than 2 years as they join an...

Feeling SaaS-y: Data Security, Privacy, and IP Protection for CFOs

Our partner organization CPDOnline is proud to announce their 3rd Annual Conference on Business Law & Legal Issues Facing Finance Professionals. With the SaaS and IoT experiencing leaps and bound...

Standing Up For All Those Facing Injustice

Rajah Lehal, Founder and CEO of Clausehound has an organizational role in activating the BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Networks in North America.BMW Foundation is a supporter of TwentyThirty, an ...

I Accidentally Yelled at an Employee. How Do I Make Amends?

Our partner organization recently posted about how to apologize to employees for some mistakes. Nobody is perfect and makes mistakes, especially under high pressure situations. Accepting that and tak...

Free Clausehound Small Business Law Library Webinar

New to Clausehound? Familiarize yourself with the Small Business Law Library by attending one of our weekly on-boarding sessions. On-boarding webinars will provide you with a tour of the platform, an...

Toronto Startup Boost Call for Applications

Application deadlines to apply is March 30th. Startups can apply on the F6S website.   What is the Startup Boost Program? Startup Boost is an intensive global pre-accelerator program with a m...

Fur’s Getting Ruffled by Smarter Folks

By now we think we're pretty smart - we've made it easier for folks to navigate and read one of the most complicated things in the world to read - legal documents.  But then along has come "smart...

Angel Investing Trends as at Q1 2018

My thesis at Multiplicity when we started that nearly a decade ago, and my experience at Clausehound having received angel funding, and finally with our experience in nurturing angel investors thr...

Overview of Mutual Release Agreement

OVERVIEW OF MUTUAL RELEASE AGREEMENT   What is this document? A Mutual Release is an agreement between two parties in a dispute whereby both parties give up all known and unknown claims ...

Exciting New Partnership Announcement with Haltech & Clausehound!

We are thrilled to announce we have teamed up with Haltech to provide Halton's start-up businesses with legal tools required to succeed. Haltech works alongside technology companies to connect,...

On Vacation (in Ontario)

If you haven’t seen Michael Moore’s documentary “Where to Invade Next” yet, suffice it to say that you don’t know how much you want to work in Italy. Their employment laws are extremely gene...
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