Using shares to attract and retain top talent

Business owners should consider issuing shares as a strategy to attract and retain employees, Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz tells AdvocateDaily.com. “With advantages for both employees and [...]

The basics of commercial leases

Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz says a commercial lease is an important component to most clients’ businesses and before entering into one, it’s crucial to understand key concepts and rights. [...]

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OBA Foundation awards two fellowships for 2016-17 term

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Foundation has awarded two fellowships for the 2016-17 term, says Toronto business lawyer and OBA Foundation Trustee Anton Katz. In addition to his trustee work [...]

Asset or share purchase requires due diligence, legal advice

There are multiple considerations that should be taken into account when buying or selling a corporation, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. First, keep in mind there are two primary ways [...]

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Call for OBA Foundation fellowship applications

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Foundation is currently accepting applications for two fellowships for the 2016-17 term, says Toronto business lawyer and OBA Foundation Trustee Anton Katz. In [...]

Compliant minute book important in case of sale, audit

A corporate minute book should be complete and up to date in order to avoid problems further down the road, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. “A minute book is a record book kept by a [...]

Shareholder agreement helps guide parties in exiting corporation

Like marriage, not all business partnerships will work out, which is why it’s crucial to have a shareholder agreement in place from the start, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. “There are [...]

How to set up and maintain a lawyer professional corporation

If you’re a lawyer considering incorporating your practice, it’s crucial to know the set-up and maintenance involved when launching a lawyer professional corporation, says Toronto business lawyer [...]

Is incorporating your business the right move?

Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz says there are several key reasons for incorporating a business, but it’s important to keep in mind it’s not a one-size-fits-all option and it’s not for every [...]

How to set up a business partnership agreement

Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz says it’s advisable that people going into business together have a written partnership agreement in place rather than just relying on the common law or the [...]

Commercial tenant rights trump landlord rights

A recent decision has reaffirmed and clarified a half century of jurisprudence that holds that a trustee in bankruptcy cannot disclaim a commercial landlord’s interest in a lease of premises, [...]

Changes to Collection and Debt Services Act long overdue

Ontario’s new Collection and Debt Services Act is a long-overdue improvement and will provide consumers with more rights, Toronto lawyer Anton Katz tells Lawyers Weekly. With record levels of [...]