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In the fast-paced world of business, disputes are almost inevitable. Whether it is a disagreement with a partner, a contractual issue, or a regulatory challenge, businesses often find themselves in need of legal support. This is where a business litigation lawyer becomes indispensable. Let us delve into what business litigation entails and why you might

Facing a dismissal, layoff, or leave can be a daunting experience. Understanding the benefits available to you during these times can provide some relief and clarity. This article explains your rights under the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and the Canada Labour Code (CLC), the types of benefits you may be entitled to, and how to

Under Ontario’s Partnerships Act, 1990, a partnership is defined as a relationship between individuals engaged in a common business venture for profit. This relationship is formalized through partnership agreements, whether written or verbal. Within a partnership, partners are bound by a fiduciary duty, encompassing loyalty, good faith, and fairness. Grounds for suing a business

Employment settlement agreements are common in resolving disputes between employers and employees. However, there are instances where such agreements can be unconscionable, making it crucial to understand the factors that contribute to this issue and how to protect your rights.
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In Ontario and across Canada, an employment settlement agreement is considered unconscionable if

Shares, those integral units of equity ownership, are the lifeblood of a company’s capital structure. They represent ownership, power, and a stake in the future. Shareholders, in turn, hold the key to influence and decision-making, their collective voice steering the corporate ship.
However, the power to steer the ship also comes with the responsibility to

Understanding Who Pays Legal Fees
In employment law cases, the issue of who pays for legal fees can be complex and varies depending on the specific circumstances of each case. Generally, the standard rule is that each party is responsible for their own legal fees. However, there are notable exceptions and specific scenarios where this

Human rights are a fundamental aspect of our society, ensuring that every individual is treated with dignity and respect. In Ontario, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) plays a crucial role in addressing and resolving human rights complaints. But why do these matters go through the HRTO, and what does the process involve?