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Understanding Shareholder agreements: when you need it, benefits and beyond

If you have an incorporated business, it is imperative to consider which agreements you need in place for your particular business to protect yourself if other shareholder’s want to exit the business. Let’s first understand what a Shareholder agreement is. Shareholder agreement A shareholder agreement is between individuals who hold shares for the same [...]

2020-09-19T23:32:40-06:00

Incorporating a company without using services of an experienced Edmonton corporate lawyer?

You’ve dreamt of owning your own business. You’ve found the perfect product or service to launch your dream. All your hard work and planning is about to pay off. You’ve done your homework and have decided to choose a Corporation as your form of business structure – especially as you’ve already researched and know [...]

2020-09-19T01:27:49-06:00

Journey From Franchisee to Future Independent Business Owner

Franchising is not only a great opportunity to operating an already established turn-key business, it can also be an excellent stepping-stone to owning your very own business in the future. An established franchise brand gives you an opportunity of having their ‘know-how’ from the get-go. Whether it’s a landscaping venture or a food retail [...]

2019-10-18T16:23:12-06:00

Valuable Details Can Be Found in Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD)

While it’s an exciting time to buy a franchise business, due diligence is key! Did you know that when buying a franchise in Alberta, the Franchisor is required to provide the potential Franchisee with certain disclosure about the business? The Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD) will assist you in making an informed decision on buying [...]

2019-10-18T16:22:51-06:00

Juriscorp Law Offices proudly sponsors CHBA’s 2019 Annual General Meeting for the Edmonton Region

Juriscorp Law Offices is proud to be the exclusive sponsor for Canadian Home Builders' Association's 2019 Annual General Meeting for the Edmonton Region. "We're proud to support Edmonton's growing home building industry and appreciate the value CHBA brings to Edmonton businesses and business owners," says Shounak Mehta, Principal Lawyer of Juriscorp Law Offices. "One [...]

2019-10-18T16:22:34-06:00

Franchising Your Business – How a Franchise Lawyer Can Help

You have spent years building your business. Finding the right people. The right talent. The right quality. The perfect taste. And now you’re ready to expand. You’ve decided to Franchise! For many business owners, franchising their successful business is the ultimate vision of their carefully crafted business plan. And, just as having the right [...]

2019-10-17T08:59:51-06:00

Choosing the Right Business Entity For You & Your Venture

Deciding on the type of entity you want to use is an important initial step in the process of starting a new business, as the type you choose dictates a number of different aspects of your business: control, liability, funding, taxation, etc. […]

2019-09-19T20:13:53-06:00

Negotiating better commercial leases for startups

So you’re finally ready to move into to a dedicated real-world location for your growing startup. Nice! But missing that one crucial detail that changes everything is not something you want to find out after you sign a lease. With money on the line, not to mention the investment in location, it pays to ensure [...]

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00

Legal Obligations of Registering a Business in Alberta

Congratulations! You’re going for it. Soon you will be your own boss. Once you have researched and perfected your business plan, you are ready to make your new business official. The first step is to register or incorporate your business. We have listed the complete process from start to finish for your convenience. So, let’s [...]

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00

Six Things to Consider when Signing a Commercial Lease

Often small business owners or those looking to start a small business will lease commercial property on which to run their business. Commercial property leases are legally binding contracts between tenants and landlords that allow the tenant to use the property to run a business for a set time period. […]

2019-05-31T14:37:11-06:00
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