Corporate / M&A Law, Franchise & Distribution Law

Doing Business in Canada Series – Part 5: Securities Law and Corporate Governance in Canada

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Securities Law

Canada has a sophisticated capital markets system. Securities of both Canadian and foreign public companies can be listed and traded on several of Canada’s stock exchanges. The largest stock exchange in Canada is the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Continue reading

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Corporate / M&A Law, Franchise & Distribution Law

Doing Business in Canada Series – Part 2: Business Structures

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Several different business structures may be used to conduct business in Canada. Non-residents looking to engage with Canadian businesses, or those intending to carry on business in Canada, should familiarize themselves with such structures. Continue reading

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Franchise & Distribution Law

Canadian Franchise Disclosure Compliance Guide

Canada Franchising word cloudThere is a growing number of Canadian provinces enacting franchise disclosure legislation and a growing number of decided cases providing guidance as to the obligations of franchisors under these statutes. Currently, the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick have such legislation, with British Columbia to come online early in 2017. Continue reading

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