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Published on: 22 Sep 2022 By ,

Reminder to employers: electronic monitoring policies must be in place by October 11, 2022

Early in the pandemic, several employers were caught secretly watching unsuspecting employees working from home through their computer’s camera. Although these employers did this covert surveillance to ensure their employees were working, the surveillance was problematic, both from an employ…

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Published on: 13 Sep 2022 By

Can MLM businesses ever sell on third-party sites? Never say never.

Every MLM business knows that selling products through third-parties such as Amazon or eBay should never be allowed… but is this actually the case? What if MLM companies did sell products in big box stores or on Amazon? This blog post considers the legal and practical consequences of w…

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Published on: 12 Sep 2022 By

Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA) and potential new obligations for businesses

Businesses that previously had few obligations under Canadian privacy law may become significantly impacted by new federal legislation. Bill C-27, introduced on June 16, 2022, seeks to modernize Canada’s now 22-year-old Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) wi…

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Published on: 14 Jul 2022 By

Updates to the Certificate of Authorization renewal process for Dentistry Professional Corporations

The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) has made a recent change to the annual renewal process for Certificates of Authorization for a dentistry professional corporation. For all dentists who practice through a dentistry professional corporation, this change is important as i…

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Published on: 23 Mar 2022 By

Can we terminate our contracts with a sanctioned country?

You, as a business owner, may be asking yourself whether you can terminate your contracts with businesses in sanctioned foreign countries. Perhaps you’re concerned that the sanctions may be levied on you, or perhaps you’re concerned about the court of public opinion. Regardless of your reaso…

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Published on: 18 Feb 2022 By ,

How binding is a non-solicitation clause?

Non-competition clauses are restrictive covenants that courts often deem unenforceable. But what about non-solicitation clauses? Are non-solicitation clauses strictly controlled? What is a non-solicitation clause vs. a non-competition clause? A non-solicitation clause restricts an employee, …

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Published on: 10 Feb 2022 By

What is on-premises software and how is it different from cloud computing?

If you’re starting a software company, you’re probably wondering whether you should (a) distribute the software to your end-user; or (b) run the software from the cloud while providing the end user log-in credentials to remotely access the software. This is one of the existential questions p…

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