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Trading Cryptocurrencies for Yourself and for Others: What are the Risks?

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It is not uncommon for someone to walk into our office who was either an early investor in Bitcoin or Ethereum, or who had successfully played the Altcoin markets to reap substantial gains. For those people it is only a matter of time…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies in 2018: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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By: Aaron Grinhaus 2017 was a remarkable year for crypto. At the beginning of the year we saw people outside of the Blockchain community start to take notice. Then we saw institutions take notice. Then we saw governments start to tiptoe…

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ESA

How will the Changes to the Employment Standards Act Affect my Business?

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How will the Changes to the Employment Standards Act Affect my Business? If you are running a business, or are an employee, recent changes to the Ontario Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) will have an impact on you. The following is…

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Bitcoin HST

Are Cryptocurrencies Subject to Sales Tax?

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 Are Cryptocurrencies Subject to Sales Tax? The use of Cryptocurrencies in Canada continues to gain popularity, but as its use cases proliferate, the regulators, including the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”), are struggling to provide answers for how certain rules and…

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Separation Blog

Dealing with the Matrimonial Home Upon Separation

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Dealing with the Matrimonial Home Upon Separation Separation from one’s spouse or partner can occur in many different ways.  A separation occurs when spouses take steps to end their relationship, and in most cases, this happens when partners decide to…

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Ontario Securities Commission Takes It’s First Crack at Regulating a Token Generation Event

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Ontario Securities Commission’s Takes Its First Crack at Regulating a Token Generation Event Many of you may recall that in March 2017 the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”), on the coat tales of its American counterpart, released “Staff Notice 46-307 –…

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Are Cryptocurrencies Securities?

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Are Cryptocurrencies Securities? The recent explosion of crowd sales for Blockchain based businesses has resulted in the raising of tens of millions of dollars through the sale of cryptographic coins and tokens, known as cryptocurrencies. Earlier this year tech companies…

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The Risks Of Accepting Cryptocurrency As Payment

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What Are The Risks Of Accepting Cryptocurrency As Payment? There has been a lot of hype around the Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP) lately. Crypto-Currencies are digital currencies which exist on a shared, decentralized ledger,…

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Cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin

What Are Cryptocurrencies & How Will They Affect My Business?

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Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and Ether, have been making headlines lately, but not for the right reasons. They usually make headlines because of spectacular gains in value or, even more headlines with spectacular crashes. They make headlines when…

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USA Canada Puzzle Concept

Should I Incorporate in the United States?

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The United States is Canada’s largest trading partner and thus a very appetizing market for Canadian businesses. Many Canadian companies and individuals looking to invest in or emigrate to the US often contemplate whether it would be worthwhile for them…

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