Craig O’Brien Talks about slips and falls

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January 5, 2018
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In a recent live interview Craig O’Brien talked about what businesses can do to avoid slips and falls on their premises in winter. Below is the transcript of that interview. Intro (Paul): Hi there. My name is Paul Taylor-Sussex from Nelligan O’Brien Payne and today we are chatting with Craig O’Brien who is the head… Read more »

Merry Christmas!

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December 19, 2017
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The Intellectual Property Group and Business Law Group at Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP wish you and your family a Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays! All the best in 2018!

How to protect your personal assets while doing your corporation’s work

Blog Post
December 11, 2017
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Most business people know that a corporation is a separate legal entity, and that corporate law holds that employees, officers and directors are not personally responsible for the debts of the corporation. But there are some key exceptions to that rule.

Top 6 Risks to Avoid for Online Businesses

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October 26, 2017
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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
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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
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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.