Doing Business in Canada

Canada welcomes international participants in its economy and business community. A focus of Aird & Berlis is to represent international clients investing in Canada and to assist domestic clients in their business and financial dealings with international participants. At Aird & Berlis, we have extensive experience and expertise in acting for international and Canadian clients. 

We are the Canadian gateway for our international clients. We represent a broad range of business entities and individuals. We are dedicated to providing counsel to our clients with respect to their international business activities with a particular focus on taxation, corporate finance (including mergers and acquisitions), securities, financing and real estate investments. We make your business our business and we are ready to assist you at any time.

For more information, please contact:
Steven Zakem, Managing Partner
T 1.416.865.3440
E szakem@airdberlis.com

To view the complete version of Doing Business in Canada - 2021click here.

To view a specific section by area of expertise, please click on the topic of interest below.

Constitution, Government and Legal System

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To view the Constitution, Government and Legal System PDF, click here.

Vehicles for Doing Business

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To view the Vehicles for Doing Business PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Corporate/Commercial web page.

Securities Regulation

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To view the Securities Regulation PDF, click here.

For more information, visit our Capital Markets web page.

Income and Other Taxes

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To view the Income and Other Taxes PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Tax web page.

Canadian Income Tax Considerations

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To view the Canadian Income Tax Considerations PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Tax web page.

Regulation of Foreign Investment and Merger Regulation

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To view the Regulation of Foreign Investment and Merger Regulation PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment web page.

Financial Services

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To view the Financial Services PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Financial Services web page.

Real Estate, Municipal and Land Use Planning

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For more information, visit our Real Estate web page and Municipal & Land Use Planning web page.

Commercial Leasing

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To view the Commercial Leasing PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Commercial Leasing web page.

Cannabis

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To view the Cannabis PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Cannabis web page.

Environmental

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To view the Environmental PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Environmental web page.

Technology/E-Commerce

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To view the Technology/E-Commerce PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Technology web page, Intellectual Property web page or Telecommunications web page.

Privacy and Data Protection Laws

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To view the Privacy and Data Protection Laws PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Privacy & Data Security web page.

Labour and Employment Regulation and Benefits

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For more information, visit our Labour & Employment web page and Workplace Law web page.

Infrastructure Opportunities in Canada

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To view the Infrastructure Opportunities in Canada PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Infrastructure web page.

Energy

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To view the Energy PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Energy web page.

Dispute Resolution

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To view the Dispute Resolution PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Litigation & Dispute Resolution web page.

Commercial Arbitrations

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To view the Commercial Arbitrations PDF, click here

For more information, visit our Mediation/Arbitration Services web page.