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There is no legal requirement for shareholders to enter into a shareholder agreement, and it is possible for a corporation to be governed only by the applicable corporation statute, together with its articles of incorporation and by-laws. However, most shareholders find that this “default” scenar... read more.
Understanding Intellectual Property Rights
While most people involved in the technology industry have some knowledge of intellectual property rights, the extent of this knowledge varies widely. Some will have heard of patents, copyrights and trade-marks, but have difficulty articulating the differences between them. Others may have a be... read more.
Vesting and Buyback Rights
There are few things that create more resentment than the departure of a founder after only a short time with the corporation, who retains all of his or her shares and thus gets a “free-ride” on the efforts of those who stay behind. For this reason, startups often institute a vesting s... read more.
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The Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “CDIC”), a federal Crown corporation offering deposit insurance for eligible deposits, issued a reminder last week that it does not offer protection for private digital currencies such as Bitcoin. The CDIC continues to cover deposits in Canadian dollars with member institutions only, such as chartered banks. ...
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