Top 6 Risks to Avoid for Online Businesses

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October 26, 2017

Statistics Canada reported earlier this year that retail sales in general increased by 4.7% year over year, but e-commerce retail sales increased by a whopping 41.6% over the same period. However, in the rush to get into this burgeoning market, it is also easy to overlook some of the risks.

Toronto Neighbourhood Heats Up Over Copyright Battle

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October 13, 2017

Copyright can apply to a wide variety of creative works. This includes sculpture, paintings and architectural work. An architect generally maintains the copyright in architectural designs unless those designs were developed for a client under the explicit understanding that the client owns the architect’s work product. But what happens when a newly built house appears to bear the exact same design as another house in the same neighbourhood?

The 10th Anniversary of the Not-for-Profit LAB Update – Save the Date!

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March 31, 2017

The Annual Not-for-Profit LAB Update is celebrating 10 years! Nelligan O’Brien Payne will once again be joining Collins Barrow Ottawa and RBC Royal Bank in presenting the 10th annual Not-for-Profit Sector LAB Update. This event is designed to provide you with a comprehensive update on the recent changes and issues affecting not-for-profit organizations and charities. Come meet our experts as they explore all things legal, accounting and banking for the not-for-profit sector.

Common Types of Business Entities In Ontario: 3) Corporations

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January 26, 2017

In Ontario the three most common types of business entities are sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. To begin 2017 we will provide a short description of each type of entity and the advantages and disadvantages of each type. In this blog post, Kimberley Cunnington-Taylor will focus on corporations.

Common Types Of Business Entities In Ontario: 2) Partnerships

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January 24, 2017

In Ontario, the three most common types of business entities are sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. To begin 2017, we will provide a short description of each type of entity and their advantages and disadvantages. In this blog post, I will focus on partnerships.

Common Types Of Business Entities In Ontario: 1) Sole Proprietorships

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January 20, 2017

In Ontario the three most common types of business entities are sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. To begin 2017 we will provide a short description of each type of entity and the advantages and disadvantages of each type. In this blog post, Kimberley Cunnington-Taylor will focus on sole proprietorships.