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Technology startups: a practical legal guide for founders, executives and investors

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 3 2010

As legal advisors to technology startup founders and investors, and to technology companies themselves, we are constantly amazed by the broad spectrum of questions, issues and opportunities that arise when establishing, operating and financing a technology business

Advice for the cash-strapped tech startup: how to “pay” people to work for you when your company doesn’t have any money

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 17 2013

Tech startups often find themselves in a similar bind - they need to hire people to perform work to help grow their business, but they can't afford

Criminal liability of employers: an emerging threat under Bill C-45?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2010

Two years ago, on March 17, 2008, Transpavé Inc., a Quebec company, was charged and convicted under Bill C-45 of criminal negligence causing death, and fined $100,000.00 following the death of an employee who was fatally crushed

BYOD & the board of directors part one: a risk to reckon with?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2013

The information security concerns relating to employees using their own devices for work (such as smart phones, netbooks and laptops) are a hot topic

Restrictive covenants transactional context vs. employment context

  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 16 2013

Why are non-competition or non-solicitation covenants added to contracts? The purpose of inserting so-called "restrictive" covenants in a contract is

BC Court of Appeal concludes that a partner is not an employee of a partnership

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 25 2012

On July 19, 2012, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision on the issue of whether a partner in a partnership is an employee of that partnership for the purposes of the BC Human Rights Code (the Code

Is your organization AODA compliant? New obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 29 2014

It's the start of a new year, which means some organizations as of January 1, 2014 have additional requirements to meet under the Accessibility for

Company convicted of OHSA charges after criminal negligence charges withdrawn in fatality

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2013

A crane rental company has been convicted of charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and fined, after criminal negligence charges

Restrictive covenants and the sale of a business: important decision of the Supreme Court

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 18 2013

On September 12, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in Payette v. Guay Inc., 2013 SCC 45. This decision is noteworthy, in that

Covenants in restraint of trade connected to sale transactions

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 14 2012

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently set out an analytical framework for evaluating whether a covenant in restraint of trade is enforceable