Attentive and proactive corporate counsel is vital to meeting the competitive demands of carrying on business domestically and internationally. At Aird & Berlis, we advise public and private corporations, partnerships and trusts on matters requiring both immediate action and long-term planning, including:

  • Structuring and negotiation of business transactions, including corporate acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations
  • Corporate restructurings - establishing domestic and international franchises, licensing arrangements, distributorships and joint ventures
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Arrangements for the commercial exploitation and use of technology
  • Competition issues along with restrictive trade practices, including monopolization, restraint of trade, predatory pricing, price maintenance and discrimination and misleading marketing practices

Representative Matters

Representative Matters May 13, 2020 Highway 104 Twinning Project Reaches Financial Close
Representative Matters Dec 16, 2019 1Password Completes a US$200-Million Series A Round
Representative Matters Jul 04, 2019 Harvest One Cannabis Acquires Delivra
Representative Matters Apr 01, 2019 Veridian Corporation and Whitby Hydro Complete Merger
Representative Matters Jan 01, 2019 Guelph Hydro and Alectra Complete Amalgamation
Representative Matters Jun 15, 2018 APRIL Group Completes Acquisition of Benecaid
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Recent Developments

Events Dec 18, 2020 Shareholders Agreements, Control and Governance CPD Information: 1 Substantive Hour for Lawyers
Publications Article Oct 13, 2020 Ontario Proposes Changes to its Business Corporations Statute to Enhance Flexibility Removal of Director Residency Requirements and Reducing the Voting Threshold for Private Company Ordinary Written Resolutions
Publications Article Aug 19, 2020 Guide to Incorporating in Canada
Events Jun 25, 2020 Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day: An Interview With Chief Jessica Hill, Oneida Nation of the Thames CPD Information: 1 Hour for HRPA and CHRP Members, 1 EDI Professionalism Hour for Lawyers
Events Jun 23, 2020 Go Beyond Mental Health Resources: Strategies to Drive Employee Well-Being and Performance CPD Information: 1 Hour for HRPA and CHRP Members, 1 Substantive Hour for Lawyers
Events May 28, 2020 Successes and Challenges: Hearing the Stories of Leading Asian-Canadian Lawyers CPD Information: 1 Hour of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for Law Society of Ontario
Events May 27, 2020 The Business of Esports CPD Information: 1.25 Substantive Hours for Lawyers
Publications Article May 14, 2020 Doing Business in Canada - Spring 2020