Welcome to entrepreneurlaw.ca

Important, yet easy to understand law for entrepreneurs

by Garnet BrooksHalifax Business Lawyer

What do you want to know?

  • Do you want to talk to me about incorporating a company?
  • Do you want to learn what’s involved with purchasing a business?
  • Are you taking a partner on in your business, or becoming a partner in someone else’s?
  • (do you want to know the costs and times involved in any of these things?)

Call me 902-482-7021, or email me with this handy form (click here for the contact form)

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Viola Desmond Day – February 16, 2015

Viola Desmond Day - February 16, 2015

A New Holiday in Nova Scotia We have a new holiday in Nova Scotia which falls on the 3rd Monday of [...]


How to tell if you are an Entrepreneur…

How to tell if you are an Entrepreneur...

I like to review and post articles I am interested in, as this usually means readers of Entrepreneur[...]


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Utilizing Mobile Electronic Payment Services: A Double-Edged Sword

Utilizing Mobile Electronic Payment Services: A Double-Edged Sword (as published at www.wickwirehol[...]


Kids, Future Entrepreneurs? How to tell…

Kids, Future Entrepreneurs? How to tell...

FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS... Check the link below.  You'll find an interesting article by Drew Hendricks [...]


Moving Forward: The Supreme Court of Canada’s Ruling on Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia

Moving Forward: The Supreme Court of Canada’s Ruling on Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia

By: Wickwire Holm Barristers & Solicitors (www.wickwireholm.com) On June 26, 2014, the Suprem[...]


Two new proposed prospectus Crowdfunding exemptions – Securities Commission

Two new proposed prospectus Crowdfunding exemptions - Securities Commission

Below is a link to the proposed Crowdfunding Exemption and the Startup exemption. These exemptions a[...]


Steps in an Asset Purchase Transaction

Steps in an Asset Purchase Transaction

What happens in an asset purchase transaction? As discussed in other posts, there are differences b[...]


I want to Purchase a Business.  … Where do I start?

I want to Purchase a Business. ... Where do I start?

How to Purchase a Business? Assets or Shares The Difference between purchasing Assets and Shares: W[...]


How not to be a Spammer under Canada’s new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

How not to be a Spammer under Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

Do you or your business you send email to Canadians? If so, you will want to learn more about Canada[...]


How a Shareholders Agreement can help a small business weather an early shareholder dispute

How a Shareholders Agreement can help a small business weather an early shareholder dispute

How a Shareholders Agreement can keep an Infant small business alive -          By Garnet Brooks,[...]


Loan Security:  How a common practice by lenders could inadvertently void a guarantee

Loan Security: How a common practice by lenders could inadvertently void a guarantee

Loan Security:  How a common practice by lenders could inadvertently void a guarantee Originally [...]


7 Great Reasons to Incorporate a Business

7 Great Reasons to Incorporate a Business

By: Garnet E. Brooks, Business Lawyer, Wickwire Holm This article is part of a series of short, inf[...]


What is a “Shotgun” clause, and how does it work?

What is a “Shotgun” clause, and how does it work?

- By Garnet Brooks, Business Lawyer (Wickwire Holm) It’s quite common, unfortunately, for new small[...]


Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make: the Danger of not Registering a Corporation or Business Name

Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make: the Danger of not Registering a Corporation or Business Name

By Garnet Brooks, Business Lawyer In a previous article on sole proprietorship, I described that [...]


Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make – Get it in Writing!

Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make – Get it in Writing!

Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make – Get it in Writing! “This case is yet another example of the all[...]


The Business Corporation – Limited liability and the corporate entity

The Business Corporation – Limited liability and the corporate entity

The Business Corporation: Limited liability and the corporate entity by: Garnet Brooks What is[...]


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Aboriginal Entrepreneur Law - The Limited Partnership ("LP")

Aboriginal Entrepreneur Law - The Limited Partnership ("LP") by: Garnet Brooks (As featured in t[...]


Aboriginal Entrepreneur Law – Business Partnerships

Aboriginal Entrepreneur Law – Business Partnerships

Aboriginal Entrepreneur Law – Business Partnerships By Garnet Brooks As Aboriginal entrepreneu[...]


Aboriginal Business Law – Sole Proprietorship (Aboriginal Considerations)

Aboriginal Business Law - Sole Proprietorship (Aboriginal Considerations)

Aboriginal Business - Sole Proprietorship (Aboriginal Considerations) With Aboriginal entrepreneurs[...]


Limited Liability Partnerships (“LLP”) – a twist on the general partnership

Limited Liability Partnerships ("LLP") - a twist on the general partnership

Limited Liability Partnerships (“LLP”) A limited liability partnership (“LLP”) is very similar to a[...]


Limited Partnerships – statute based limited liability without incorporation

Limited Partnerships - statute based limited liability without incorporation

The Limited Partnership ("LP") Introduction:  Previous articles discussed characteristics of sole p[...]


What new entrepreneurs need to know about a business partnership

What new entrepreneurs need to know about a business partnership

Partnerships - The General Partnership Entrepreneurs often get involved in business projects toge[...]


Stop, drop and do a Section 85 Rollover: Canadian Entrepreneurs listen up when incorporating a sole proprietorship!

Stop, drop and do a Section 85 Rollover: Canadian Entrepreneurs listen up when incorporating a sole proprietorship!

  Section 85 Rollover: What is it? In the Sole Proprietorship article, a Section 85 Rollover [...]


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Using a Shareholders Agreement to protect Stakeholders' interests

Here is the link to Wickwire Holm's newsletter (click here).  The topic is protecting stakeholders' [...]


Setting up a Sole Proprietorship – Structuring Your New Business

Setting up a Sole Proprietorship - Structuring Your New Business

The Sole Proprietorship Sole Proprietorships in Nova Scotia by Garnet Brooks, Business lawyer [...]


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