Areas of Work

Corporate Counsel is a boutique corporate and securities law firm. We help each client achieve their business goals in a cost-effective, responsive and expert manner.  We service clients from incorporation to listing on a stock exchange and everything in between.

Start-Ups & IncorporationsCorporate Financings & Securities LawIn-House Counsel ServicesPurchase and Sale of a BusinessListed CompaniesTax and Estate Planning

Start-Ups & Incorporations

Corporate Counsel can help you get your company started right. Whether you are starting a business and looking to incorporate or buying into a franchise, we can help. […]

Corporate Financings & Securities Law

Corporate financings made more cost-effective. Inquire about our Flat-fee options. Let us help you with: Seed round financings Venture capital financings Secured creditor/bank financings Private placements for private […]

In-House Counsel Services

Need legal support often but don’t want to hire an in-house lawyer? We can help by learning your business and becoming a part of your team. We provide […]

Purchase and Sale of a Business

Buy a business, selling a business, bringing on new shareholders or taking out old shareholders are big events. Don’t take a risk on inexperience. We can help guide […]

Listed Companies

Whether you are a venture or non-venture issuer we can help make your regulatory obligations easier. We offer flat-fee services for public companies which include: Private placements SEDAR […]

Tax and Estate Planning

As a business owner you should be considering how to maximize your resources to keep your businesses successful and running smoothly. We routinely assist businesses, families and tax […]

Field Notes

Client Notes – Ontario Realtors Can Now Incorporate

November 25, 2020

As part of Bill 145, the Trust Real Estate Services Act (the “Act”) received royal assent on March 4, 2020. The Act will replace the Real Estate and […]

Client Notes – OSC Update on Compliance and Registrant Regulation

September 29, 2020

The OSC Compliance and Registrant Regulation Branch (CRR) published the Summary Report for Dealers, Advisers and Investment Fund Managers (OSC Staff Notice 33-750) on August 8, 2019. The […]

Client Notes – OSC Provides Regulatory Burden Task Force List of Actions

September 29, 2020

The OSC formed the Burden Reduction Task Force in November 2018 to enhance competitiveness by saving time and money for capital market participants. In undertaking the work, the […]

Client Notes – CSA Gives Details on Virtual Meetings

September 29, 2020

On March 20, 2020, we sent out a client note summarizing some recent announcements made by the Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) in response to the impact of […]

A Simplification of Tax Planning Concepts

September 29, 2020

We often hear numerous tax planning terms. In this article we are going to explore and provide answers to some questions regarding tax planning terms and strategies: What […]

Client Notes – ICOs and Blockchain 2.0

September 29, 2020

Regulatory Treatment of Initial Coin Offerings: Changing Landscape? In November of 2017, we sent out a note on securities regulators’ approach to initial coin offerings. Since that time, […]

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