Tag: Law


Individuals with significant control

As of June 2019, it is mandatory for all corporations incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) to maintain a register showing all individuals who have significant control over the corporation (s. 21.1(1) CBCA). By choosing to incorporate with Lex Start, this register will be created for you at incorporation, but it is important to understand the implications of this register to ensure that it is maintained throughout the life of your company.

How to choose a business name in Quebec ?

Une entreprise c’est un peu comme son enfant et ce n’est pas toujours facile de lui trouver un nom ! Certains trouvent leur nom en 5 minutes mais 90% des entrepreneurs mettent du temps à le faire. Que vous soyez incorporé au Québec ou au Canada, un nom d’entreprise ça se réfléchit mûrement car c’est avec ce nom-là que vous serez identifiable auprès de vos clients.
Choisir son nom d'entreprise

How to choose your corporation’s name in Ontario ?

Our article on the differences between federal and provincial incorporation in Ontario in the previous article briefly discussed the importance of the business name in choosing the governing law of your corporation. In the same vein, this article outlines the general practical and legal considerations you may keep in mind when choosing your business name under the OBCA.

Bill 96 : What changes for your company ?

Does your company comply with these changes? Are you equipped to deal with them? Read this short 7-point guide and discover the extent of these upcoming changes or already in effect, so that you can make the necessary adjustments to comply with the Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec, known as “Bill 96”.