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Limited Partnerships – Benefits of Manitoba

By Kristen Wittman on June 9, 2014

It is my opinion that the greater the nexus or connection to Manitoba, the more likely the flow of benefits from the Manitoba legislation…

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation – is your business compliant?

By , Ryan Turner on June 4, 2014

Does your business use electronic marketing? Canada’s new anti-spam legislation (“CASL”) comes into force on July 1, 2014.  CASL will greatly affect how businesses in Canada use electronic marketing (including e-mails, text messages and social media messages). CASL will be…

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2013 Mid-Market Commercial Insolvency Update

By David R.M. Jackson on June 10, 2013

From the vast assortment of insolvency cases reported this past year this paper culled out an even dozen for the purposes of this CAIRP Mid-Market Commercial Insolvency Update: two from the Supreme Court; two from Manitoba; and eight others from across the country.

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Equity Drives For Cooperatives – Private Placement And Prospectus Exemptions

By Kristen Wittman on April 17, 2013

What follows is a summary of the restrictions and options available to a Cooperative registered under Manitoba laws, that wishes to raise funds, either from the public or on a private placement basis

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Life Leases

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on April 17, 2013

The typical Life Lease development project is a real estate development initiated by a service club or a religious organization for the care and benefit of its members and supporters.

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Shareholder Agreements – Issues and Considerations in Drafting and Approach

By Timothy Kurbis on April 17, 2013

The content of this paper is concerned primarily with small business corporations with fewer than ten shareholders. As such, matters typically related to larger entities such as foreign ownership and securities regulation are touched upon, if at all, in only a cursory way.

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Slim (But Useful) Pickin’s From The Prairies

By David R.M. Jackson on October 18, 2012

Prepared for the 8th Annual Pan-Canadian Insolvency and Restructuring Conference – October 12, 2012 – Halifax, NS

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