Alexander Holburn – Guide to Business Corporations of Canada

Setting up a corporation within Canada can be a wise decision for businesses looking to expand their operations and establish a presence in one of the world’s most prosperous economies.

As a business owner, navigating the complex legal and regulatory requirements for incorporating in Canada may seem daunting. However, with the right guidance and information, the process can be straightforward and manageable. Alexander Holburn’s Corporate Commercial Practice Group has developed a guide to Business Corporations of Canada that provides a comprehensive overview of the steps involved in setting up a corporation in Canada, including legal requirements, tax obligations, and other considerations that businesses should keep in mind when establishing their corporate presence in Canada.

At Alexander Holburn, we have a team of legal professionals who are experienced in business law and can assist you with all aspects of starting a business, from choosing the right structure to drafting legal agreements and contracts. We are committed to providing our clients with practical solutions to help them achieve their business goals.

We encourage you to reach out to us with any questions or feedback you may have about the guide to Business Corporations of Canada, 2023 edition. Our team is always here to help and provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions about your business.

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This guide is authored by Loren D. Mallett and Afshaan Jiwaji Kapasi, lawyers at Alexander Holburn, who have a deep understanding on the topics researched above. They, along with Sarah E. Richmond, Manager of Research Services at Alexander Holburn, and the following student: Anika Garlick, have conducted extensive research on the topic of businesses seeking to set up a corporation within Canada.

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Loren Mallett is the leader of both the firm’s Corporate Commercial and Intellectual Property + Technology Practice and a member of the firm’s Health, Corporate Finance + Securities, Franchise, Aviation and Maritime practices. Loren is a registered Canadian Trade-mark Agent and is also the supervising lawyer responsible for the firm’s SmartStart™ Program. 

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Afshaan is a member of Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP’s Corporate Commercial and Intellectual Property + Technology practice groups. She advises on a wide range of business matters, including the implementation of corporate reorganization and restructuring. Afshaan enjoys building long-term relationships with clients and supporting them across their business’ life cycle. She is committed to providing knowledgeable and practical advice across a breadth of industries.


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