Shareholders’ Agreements: Important Business Insurance

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Everyone knows that accidents happen.  That’s why many of us carry insurance- on our homes, on our lives, and on our businesses. But, if you’re running a small privately held company, have you ever considered insuring your relationship with your shareholders? Maybe the answer is yes and you’ve wisely had a shareholders’ agreement drafted.  Great.…


Legal Guidance for Startups and Small Business Owners

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With a full service Solicitor team in place, Pihl Law Corporation is well equipped to assist startups and small business owners with their legal needs. Anjali Inman, a corporate lawyer with a focus on technology law emphasizes how important it is for business owners to work with advisors. Seek your advisors early on.  Before your…


E-Commerce: Selling Online and Protecting Your Process

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In August 2015, Air Canada advertised 10-pack flight passes for $800.  Many consumers thought it looked like a great deal (the passes normally retailed for $8000) and jumped onboard, purchasing the passes. However, the airline later cancelled the orders indicating that a pricing glitch had inadvertently occurred. Earlier in 2015, a mom purchased a play…


Why You Need an Associate Agreement

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In the dental community, Associate Agreements can be a polarizing topic. Most dentists know someone who has been negatively impacted by an ineffective- or non-existent Associate Agreement. Whether it’s a new grad limited by aggressive restrictions or a practice owner stuck in a relationship that is no longer working, it is understandable that associates and…


The Office Christmas Party: What Employers Need to Know

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It’s just about Christmas time and there are plenty of festivities. If you are a business or corporation and are hosting a Christmas party for your employees there are potential liability issues which could dampen your Christmas spirit. The first case in Canada to apply host liability within the context of the work environment was…