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Blog Bite: How Do I Negotiate a Share Purchase or M&A?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com contextualizes the role of the letter of intent in the negotiation process, orders the series of events that take place in most negotiations invo...

Blog Bite: How Can Knowledge Qualifiers Exacerbate or Mitigate Liability from Misrepresentation?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com provides an overview of how a seller can minimize liability by qualifying what constitutes knowledge of a misrepresentation, with absolute knowle...

Blog Bite: How Can a Purchaser Deal with Inaccurate Vendor Representations?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com delves into different ways parties can deal with misrepresentation or breach of warranty, including a controversial tactic involving the use of "...

Blog Bite: What Are the Consequences of Purchasing Shares Without Due Diligence?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com explores the Quebec case, Francoeur v. 4417186 Canada Inc., as a cautionary tale against entering into a share purchase agreement sans due dilige...

Blog Bite: How Do I Conduct Due Diligence in a Share Purchase or M&A?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com defines due diligence, and distinguishes between asset and share purchase. It also discusses the general purpose and principles of due diligence ...

Pick of the Litter: Scientists Find Chemical Linked with Suppressing Unwanted Thoughts

The 'Hound is sniffing out cool innovations for you. Opinion Julie Zuzek “the Corporate Yogi” and I have been friends for nearly a decade, and I have often tried to apply her approac...

This Guy is Leading an Education Revolution

Rajah Lehal, Founder and CEO of Clausehound is an occasional contributor to TwentyThirty, an e-zine that features stories about people who are leading for change that furthers the United...

Letter of Intent / Investor Term Sheet

Letter of Intent / Investor Term Sheet   What is this document? A Letter of Intent (often referred to as an LOI) or an Investor Term Sheet is a document that is often used between a pote...

Tech4SickKids Initiative

Our partner organization North of 41 is proud to support the Tech4SickKids Initiative. Join speakers from the Hospital for Sick Children as they discuss the future of Canada's largest...

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Our partner organization Collage has released an article on managing medical marijuana in your workplace. It covers some of the big concerns with medical marijuana, duty to accomodate...

The Co-Founder Relationship

Julie Zuzek "the Corporate Yogi" and I have been friends for nearly a decade, and I have often tried to apply her approach to the “entrepreneur mindset” over the course of my own founder jou...

Pick of the Litter: Solar Panels Can Now Be Transparent!

The 'Hound is sniffing out cool innovations for you. Opinion A couple of years ago, I headed up the social entrepreneurship and social finance efforts at the BMW Foundation in Berlin. As...

TSX Ignite Event in Waterloo

Our partner organization North of 41, along with TSX and Accelerator Centre, are hosting an event on PR strategies for growing startups and businesses. This will be a top-bottom approach ...

Student Entrepreneur National Competition

Our partner organization Enactus is opening applications for their 20th annual Student Entrepreneurship National Competition. Full-time undergraduate/graduate students at post-secondary i...

Food Starter Opens its Doors to Serve up Toronto’s Best in Up-and-Coming Food Businesses

Our partner organization Enterprise Toronto has recently written an post on Food Starter. Food Starter had its grand opening 2 weeks ago and aims to support entrepreneurs as they drive in...

Running a Successful Retail Store: 3 Tips to Stay Focused

Our partner organization EPICentre has recently posted an article on staying focused in the retail business. It deals with what to do when you get negative feedback, poor social media pre...

Five ideas for getting talent right

Originally posted on ImpactAlpha, Ryan is a the Principal of RGL Strategic, co-founder of CanadaHelps and a member of Founder's Only. A couple of years ago, I headed up the social entrepreneu...

Pick of the Litter: Smallpox Eradicated? Canadian Research Demonstrates the Ability to Bring it Back

The 'Hound is sniffing out cool innovations for you. Opinion It’s now September 26, 2017, our fifteenth anniversary. It took me a year to reflect on all of this and to write this post....

Job Opportunity! Impact Hub Global Gathering 2018 Lead

We are excited to see the growth of our partner organization Impact Hub! In a short 12 years, they have gone from their first Impact Hub to over 100 worldwide! They are looking for som...

Lot42 Grand Opening

Our collaborator Lot42 is excited to announce their grand opening! In less than 24 hours, Lot42 will be celebrating its opening with a free all day event. If you're around the Kitchene...

The Summer Company Program Gives Students the Tools and Motivation They Need to be Successful Entrepreneurs

Our partner organization Enterprise Toronto has recently published an article on the Summer Company program. The Summer Company program is jointly funded by Ontario and Toronto to provide...

On the road again

Originally posted on Startups & Venture Capital, Dominic is the Founder of TWG and a member of Founder's Only.  Dominic and Rajah have been friends for Dominic's more than...

Dividends: What, When, How?

Dividend structuring and timing are making headlines presently. (For example:  The Globe and Mail:  Ottawa to rein in income 'sprinkling' by wealthy Canadians and the Financial Post: What the new...

Three reasons to declare the business of your company

As lawyers we are often guiding our clients on defining the “business of the company”, so I thought I’d write a post on this topic.   “Business of the company” is formally declared in ...

When to say no: The Right of First Refusal

We are often asked about the right of first refusal clause (ROFR), and so we thought it would be useful to survey the features of a right of first refusal clause here. For a business with sharehold...
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