Category Archives : Business Cases

Incorporation of the joint stock company: federal or provincial law?

On February 3, 2019, Posted by , In Business Cases,En, By ,,,, ,

Many of our clients willing to create a company do not know which legislative regime is right for their business, nor how to choose it, between the federal regime under the Canada Business Corporations Act or the provincial regime under the Business Corporations Act(Quebec)? Any entrepreneur will often come to ask himself…

Secret virtues of slow immigration in Canada

On August 23, 2018, Posted by , In Business Cases,En,

Today, numerous European wealthy families ask us questions that wouldn’t have crossed their minds few years ago: How to make sure to be legally able to live and work in North America if the EU disintegrates into national states? While no one expects the European Union (“EU”) to disintegrate in…

Advantages of the Canadian-controlled private corporation

On November 5, 2017, Posted by , In Business Cases,En,

Our clients are often concerned about maintaining or obtaining the CCPC status. What does it mean to be a Canadian-controlled private corporation? How to obtain this title and what are the consequences? A Canadian-Controlled Private Corporation (“CCPC”) is a notion defined by section 125 (7) of the Income Tax Act…

Negotiate a Mediation and Arbitration Clause

On July 22, 2016, Posted by , In Business Cases,En,

Drafting a contract necessarily leads to question the mechanisms that will regulate a possible dispute. Given the long delays inherent to legal procedures, mediation and arbitration can offer a fast, confidential and effective solution to handle and resolve a conflict. To illustrate, CMKZ receives a mandate from a company that…

Getting paid by the United Nations

On October 3, 2015, Posted by , In Business Cases,En,News from CMKZ,

The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) hires one of our Canadian clients as Defense Counsel and later refuses to pay all her fees.  Having exhausted available remedies in the United Nations (UN) system,  she files an action on account in the Superior Court of Quebec in Montreal,…

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