Our Take on Things

A Really Mad Corporate Law Clerk

On my last blog I wrote about the much needed and exciting updates to the corporate filing system in Ontario.  I guess we can’t be as hopeful as one thought. Of course, as with any new systems, there are hiccups that are to be expected.  However, it’s not just me that feels that it has

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Sometimes Less is More

After recently settling a matter, I sent our standard Mutual Release to the Defendant’s lawyer to review and approve.  Our Releases are typically two pages long and contains important terms to protect the parties. Well, what I got in return as “revised” was something I have never seen before. Their “revised” Mutual Release they proposed

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To Mask Or Not to Mask (in the workplace)

Remember last year when the pandemic started? I remember wearing protective gloves and an N-95 mask whenever I had to go get groceries. Well, before I clued into online ordering and delivery, of course.  Fast forward 20 months later and here we are. More and more people now are coming out of hiding and returning

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An Ode to Osgoode’s Investor Protection Clinic

As  an Osgoode Hall Alumna who works for a firm with even stronger ties to the school it is a joy to see that the Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic (“Osgoode IPC”) has been in the news recently with regards to their services being sponsored by the Mutual Fund Dealers Association (“MFDA”). The MFDA is Canada’s

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Rules Rules and More Rules

Many clients tell me they know I’m a rule follower.   Surprisingly, this often is followed up with an example of a previous lawyer they used who didn’t follow the rules.  My standard response is,  “well, those lawyers maybe have something to fall back on if they’re disbarred, but I was a server before being a

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Finally, Ontario’s Business Registry is Updated

Needed changes to the Ontario Business Registry took effect October 19, 2021 Finally, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services made changes to the Ontario Business Registry allowing for extensive online searching and filing of documents.  This is exciting as now we have 24/7 access to registration and reports, additional electronic filing capabilities and QR

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