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Be aware of ‘choice of law’ clauses from other jurisdictions

When faced with a contract from another jurisdiction, lawyers should check for a “choice of law” clause that could alter their involvement in the matter, Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz [...]

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Crafting restrictive covenants is a tricky balancing act

When selling a business, it’s important to ensure restrictive covenants are not “unduly restrictive,” says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. “As a departing owner, it’s important to make sure [...]

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Employee or contractor? The cost of getting it wrong

When buying a company, knowing the difference between employees and contractors can save big money and headaches, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. “If the buyer doesn’t do his homework, [...]

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Did Omar Khadr deserve $10.5 million from the federal government?

The OBA Foundation will host a debate in Toronto on the government’s settlement of the Omar Khadr lawsuit, says Toronto business lawyer and OBA Foundation trustee Anton Katz. This will be the [...]

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When is a letter of intent binding?

The question of whether a letter of intent (LOI) is binding has a simple answer, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. “It depends.” The explanation, however, is much more complicated, says [...]

Shares may not be the ‘juicy carrot’ they appear to be: Katz

Accepting shares in your employer’s company may seem like a “no-brainer,” but doing so may not be as beneficial as it appears, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. “In some cases, you could [...]

OBA Foundation awards two fellowships for 2017-2018 term

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Foundation has awarded two fellowships for the 2017-18 term, says Toronto business lawyer and OBA Foundation Trustee Anton Katz.     [...]

Lawyers take a risk advising clients in non-legal matters

Lawyers should be wary of what they say to clients — even in seemingly casual conversations, says Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz. “After years of working with a client, he may come to trust [...]

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 [...]

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OBA Foundation looking for applications for fellowships

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Foundation is currently accepting applications for two fellowships for the 2017-18 term, says Toronto business lawyer and OBA Foundation Trustee Anton Katz. [...]

Conduct due diligence, negotiate before signing commercial lease

Toronto business lawyer Anton Katz says there are multiple clauses and conditions that can be negotiated in a commercial lease agreement and, as such, it’s key for prospective tenants to seek [...]

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 [...]

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