How to recognize fraud in corporate transactions?

Lawyers can be disciplined by the Law Society for the “Dishonesty, Fraud etc” of their clients. And so, for the sake of themselves and their clients, a lawyer must always be vigilant against fraud in transactions. Rule 3.2-7 of the Law Society’s Rules of Professional Conduct states, A lawyer shall not, (A) knowingly assist in… Read more How to recognize fraud in corporate transactions?

What are the Corporate Minute Book Requirements for the CRA?

An audit is a scary thing. The idea of government officials pouring over internal company records, micro-searching for financial incongruencies is enough to keep any business owner up at night. Fingers crossed it never happens to you. But sometimes it does… According to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) website, during an audit, officers “closely examine… Read more What are the Corporate Minute Book Requirements for the CRA?

The Legal Technology Sales Triangle

Absent double-monitor computers and the ability to send emails on smartphones, in many ways lawyers continue to practise the same way they have for generations. The legal industry has oft been described as the last great mature industry to modernize. However, growing pressures from clients and stiffer competition from new legal service providers are compelling… Read more The Legal Technology Sales Triangle