Commercial Transactions

Practice Area

We believe that the success of many businesses and business people can be measured by the strength of their relationships - whether as partners, shareholders, landlord and tenant, buyers and sellers, lenders and borrowers, or manufacturers and agents, to name just a few examples. We also believe that written contracts which clearly reflect the intentions of the parties form the backbone of any good business relationship.

Our firm sets for itself the highest standards of quality, clarity and commitment to our clients' specific needs when drafting and negotiating commercial transactions. From standard agreements to ones which are complex and tailor-made, the following are examples of the types of contracts and related areas of law with which we have experience:

Mergers and acquisitions:

  • Asset purchase agreements
  • Share purchase agreements
  • Amalgamations

Structured business arrangements including:

  • Shareholder agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Joint venture agreements

Real estate transactions including:

  • Agreements of purchase and sale of property
  • Leasing agreements
  • Property management agreements
  • Construction contracts

Manufacturing and service industry agreements including:

  • Product distribution agreements
  • Manufacturing and supply agreements
  • Licensing agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Sales agency agreements
  • Consulting agreements
  • International transactions

Financing agreements and the law of secured creditors' rights including:

  • Loan agreements
  • Guarantee agreements
  • Security registrations

Information technology and the law of electronic commerce and the internet

Attorneys

Frank Tutino

Robert M. Joseph

Nadine Afif

Stéphane Jetté

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