Our business lawyers in Gatineau are able to perform all services related to the life of your business. Thinking of going into business or developing a new project? We will be able to accompany you in the choice of the right legal form of business whether it be the individual company,the partnership,the provincial or federal incorporated company..
We will also be able to see with you if other less common alternatives are more appropriate for your project such as the cooperative, the spending company,the joint venture or the limited partnership. We will also be able to see with you and your accountant if the establishment of a corporate structure including a management company is the order of the day for your project.
Once the legal form and structure of your business has been established, we will be able to proceed for you with the incorporation of your company and its registration. We can reserve his name and advise you on the appropriateness of registering a trademark.
When you have partners or co-shareholders, we may draft for you the company contract,the shareholder agreement and the unanimous shareholder agreement that will govern the company, as well as company’s internal regulations.
Starting your business on the right foot also means that it must be built on a solid foundation. We therefore propose to review the most important contracts on which your company will be based, such as the commercial lease agreement, the employment contract of your key employees including confidentiality agreements. , non-competition and non-solicitation,the typical customer contract,the contract of your supplier with which you with possibly a dependency such as, for example, an exclusive distribution contract, a licensing agreement or a franchise agreement. We can also prepare a “tailor-made” contract.
The clarity, reasonableness and understanding of these contracts are the ones that will ensure the long-term sustainability of your business.
Our business law team also convenes your annual meetings to update the company or company book annually and will make annual returns. We are also able to keep your record book safe in our water and fire-proof vault.
In the event of a business sale or acquisition, merger or internal reorganization, financing or equipment purchase, we are able to conduct all corporate transactions to report them.