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Cannabis and the residential lease

Cannabis consumption and its cultivation become legal as of October 17, 2018, under the terms set out in the An Act to constitute the Société québecoise du cannabis, to enact the Cannabis Regulation Act and to amend various highway safety-related provisions, L.Q. 2018 Chapter 19 [1] (“Québec Law”). As for the Cannabis Act Chapter 16 […]

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THE INDISPENSABLE ITEMS FOR PROTECTION OF YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The protection of intellectual property is compulsory in order to maintain the competitive advantage of revolutionary or innovative technology.  This protection ensures the production and sale of a key product, limits competition, creates alternative sources of revenue through user licenses, provides protection against fraudulent use and adds tangible value to an organization. That said, there […]

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION: CONCEPT OF LOSS OF PROFITS

Loss of profits is among the elements that can give rise to damages, both contractual and extra-contractual. However, loss of profits and damages resulting therefrom must be assessed in the light of article 1611 of the Civil code of Quebec: “1611. The damages due to the creditor compensate for the amount of the loss he […]

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CANADIAN FILM AND TV TAX CREDITS

Show me the money!: Canada is the top film location in the world for the combination of tax incentives, film treaties, talent and currency exchange value. With more and more incentives being offered around the globe, financing and producing films require a high level of foresight, creativity and planning. Tax Credits: Canada’s federal and provincial […]

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WHAT ARE THE PRINCIPAL ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP AND OF A CORPORATION?

The sole proprietorship is often the legal structure chosen by self-employed entrepreneurs. As its name suggests, a sole proprietorship is a business operated by one person who has direct control over the orientations of the business. It is simple and inexpensive to set up, as a sole proprietorship does not need to be registered unless […]