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Fyre Festival: The Legalities Surrounding Live Events

12th February 2019

Fyre Festival: The Legalities Surrounding Live Events Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve likely heard of (or watched one of the two documentaries about) the debacle that is Fyre Festival.  Ever eager to understand the legal underpinnings, Froese Law is using this opportunity to illustrate some of the legal issues that surround hosting live…

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Froese Law’s Corporate Law Services

30th January 2019

Froese Law’s Corporate Law Services By Millie Bojic  At Froese Law, we love to help our client’s excel behind the scenes.  One of the key services we provide is corporate law.  Below we identify the many ways in which Froese Law can assist you.  Your Profile We can Assist to Advise you on the Following:…

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Corporate Tax Planning for 2019

20th January 2019

By Millie Bojic With 2019 upon us, it is prudent for you to take the time and assess your business’ tax affairs and ensure you are in tip top shape for tax season approaching. Check out our service offerings in the tax law space below to determine whether we can assist you. Your Profile Froese…

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Fiji Watergate: Strategic Product Placement at Golden Globes Goes Viral

13th January 2019

We took a bit of a hiatus over the December holidays from issuing our weekly newsletters, but we’re back at it.  We always love it when pop culture and the law intersect and so this week’s newsletter is dedicated to the Fiji water bottle product placement at the recent Golden Globes. What Happened? At the…

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Ontario Scales Up Privately Owned Cannabis Retail Store Locations

10th December 2018

On October 17, 2018, Canada legalized recreational cannabis country-wide.  It wasn’t until November 27, 2018 that the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (“AGCO”) issued its guidelines as to what is involved for private entities to obtain a retail store license to operate in Ontario.  In this article we provide a high level view of…

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Coming to ‘GRIPs’ with Imminent Changes to the Taxation of Passive Investment in Canada

4th December 2018

By Millie Bojic Per the Canadian government’s 2018 Federal Budget, Canadian-controlled private corporation (“CCPCs”) and their investment income will be impacted effective on or after January 1, 2019 – in particular, certain changes to the Refundable Dividend Tax On Hand (“RDTOH”) regime. CCPCs are private corporations in Canada that are not controlled, directly or indirectly, by…

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Understanding Shareholder’s Agreements

27th November 2018

By Millie Bojic When do you need a Shareholder’s Agreement? A shareholders’ agreement is a contract between some or all of the shareholders of a company. Typically, you need a shareholder agreement: When you have more than one stakeholder in the business (whether friend, family, or business partner) and need to lay out the terms…

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New Data Privacy Laws in California

21st November 2018

By Shirin Movahed California is a sought after consumer market.  It is a consumer society that is home to Hollywood and all of the celebrities and stars that come with it.  The ability for a Canadian brand to ‘make it’ in California will likely dictate global success.  Moreover, with a population of over 39 million,…

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Canada Tax on Cannabis is…Taxing

13th November 2018

By Millie Bojic Since the legalization of cannabis in Canada as of October 17, 2018, cannabis producers and investors are set to gain traction full-swing in this burgeoning industry. As the only G7 country legalizing cannabis to date, all eyes are on the Canadian government and the implementation of its taxation and regulatory regime on…

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Understanding the Difference between an Independent Contractor Agreement and a Non-Disclosure Agreement

4th November 2018

At Froese Law, we try to steer clear of legalese.  We prefer to discuss legal matters with our clients in a language that we can all understand, but sometimes those pesky legal acronyms sneak in.  One of the common questions we get from our clients is: what’s the difference between an IDA and an NDA?…

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