News Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Read about how this legislation will impact your business when it comes into force on July 1, 2014, and how you can prepare.

Healthy Eating Laws - Coming Soon To An Ontario Restaurant Near You!
Potentially big developments for the franchised restaurant sector as political parties are lining up to propose new laws relating to healthy eating. Last month, the Ontario Minister of Health sponsored a bill entitled Making Healthier Choices Act, 2014 which, if passed, would require restaurant...
Vacation – “Use it or Lose it” Policies
Employees can lose their vacation time by failing to take vacation BUT employees cannot lose their vacation pay. This is often misunderstood. Many employers have a “use it or lose it” policy with respect to vacation. But this simply means that an employer can require an employee to take vacation...
The Locked Box Mechanism: An Alternative to Working Capital Adjustments in Private M&A Deals
Most acquisitions of private companies include a working capital adjustment. This is often a very sensitive part in the negotiation of a private M&A deal. However, it is possible to do away with it entirely by using the locked box mechanism. Under this method the purchase price is determined...