Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Starting a Business: A Bird’s Eye View of the Legal Landscape (Virtual)
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Presented by Invest Ottawa partner, Mann Lawyers
About this workshop:
Join us to get a bird’s eye view of the legal landscape when it comes to starting a business. We will explore different forms of business organizations.
- what does it means to be a sole proprietor? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this structure of business?
- how and when can a partnership arise? What are some advantages and disadvantages flowing from this particular structure?
- much of the presentation will focus on the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of a corporation (i.e. ownership, continuity, limited liability, tax planning, employee stock options etc.).
- how does input at the start-up stage impact the division of equity amongst key stakeholders and directly corresponding, the importance of a shareholders’ agreement while the parties are in good spirits
About the speaker:
Zachary Murray is an associate in the firm’s Business Law team and helps clients with incorporations, shareholder agreements, the purchase and sale of businesses, commercial leasing, franchising, and related corporate and commercial law matters.