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Business Law Services

Your business is your livelihood. Every day, you face decisions that can mean success or failure. In an increasingly complex and competitive business world, there are challenges that require specialized knowledge. You are an expert in your industry, but you need a legal expert working with you who understands your needs and can help you build your business.

The SV Law Business Law Practice Group delivers sound advice that clearly explains complicated legal processes in business. Our team practices a full-cycle approach to business law, supporting you whether you are starting a new business, running or reorganizing your current business, or completing the purchase or sale of an existing business. We are committed to helping you build long-term sustainability through prudent succession planning.

Our lawyers have extensive experience in the practice of business law. We have worked with businesses of every size to ensure their legal needs are met. We work with you to meet your legal needs and partner with other professionals to ensure you have access to expert advice for all your business matters.

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Blog Posts
Date Title

May 23, 2024

Overview of the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act Purpose

Aug 17, 2023

The Role of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA's) in Safeguarding Business Interests in Ontario

Jan 14, 2022

Tips on Short-Form Amalgamations

Nov 15, 2021

OBCA and OBR Changes

Jul 28, 2021

Builder’s Ethics: Understanding Ontario’s New Code of Ethics for Licensed Home Builders

Jun 29, 2020

Enforcing Personal Guarantees In The Wake Of COVID-19

Jun 4, 2020

Dissolving A Not-For-Profit Or Charity

Jun 2, 2020

Force Majeure Clauses: What Are They & Why Are They Important?

May 27, 2020

How To Survive The Pandemic: A Guide for Charities and Not-For-Profits

May 22, 2020

Mergers For Not-For-Profit Corporations & Charities

Jan 27, 2020

Can the Sole Shareholder of a Private Corporation Dispose of Corporate Assets in Their Will?

Sep 20, 2019

Individuals with Significant Control – What are they and is my corporation affected?

Jul 30, 2019

What Is A Limited Partnership?

Feb 19, 2019

Differences Between Sole-Proprietorship, Partnership, or a Corporation in Ontario

Aug 1, 2018

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Oct 24, 2017

Do Securities Laws Apply to My Private Company?

Aug 22, 2017

Proposed Changes to Tax Laws May Be a Problem for Business Owners & Professionals

Aug 15, 2017

Director Personal Liability for Oppression of Minority Shareholders

Jan 2, 2017

SmithValeriote Welcomes Clients of Farley Law Office

Nov 20, 2016

Safe Income and You

Mar 29, 2016

Shareholder Liability: Piercing the Corporate Veil

Dec 14, 2015

Introduction to Directors’ Duties in Ontario

Nov 17, 2015

Sweeping Changes to the Trade-marks Act (Canada)

Aug 10, 2015

Section 37 Bonusing: What You Need to Know

Jul 9, 2015

Tarion and Owner Built Homes

May 19, 2015

Charitable organizations and the rules regarding political purposes

Apr 9, 2015

When are Non-Voting Shareholders Entitled to Vote?

Feb 11, 2015

The Ontario Not For Profit Corporations Act 2010

Jan 27, 2015


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