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Goldmine in Your Attic

By Natalia Ros Have you ever thought of what your Attic may be hiding from you? Chances are, you never climbed into that covered hole in your closet’s ceiling, especially if you have a fear of spiders. Recently, one of our clients had decided to check what was in her Attic. She had inherited her […]

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What’s for Dinner on ESC’s Menu?

By Natalia Ros “Welcome to ESC! Welcome!” We stepped in, and the aroma of masterfully crafted dishes wafting in the air stroke our senses with its remarkable character that was so familiar, our hearts squeezed.  The warm atmosphere of the place embraced us with its loving arms and we immediately felt like home – the […]

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KYC Know Your Criminals?

By Natalia Ros Back when the new KYC rules first came into effect, law firms and financial institutions turned their processes upside down and revamped their on-boarding procedures. Policies were written, meetings were held, forms were made, reviewed and re-done, and staff were trained – all to ensure that the KYC requirement is complied with. […]

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See Through the Looking Glass of a Company’s Corporate Records

By Natalia Ros With the multitude of corporate scandals in the recent years, more and more business’ join the ranks of the untrusted. News headlines seem to be everywhere and must have caused the companies’ owners to gasp in horror at the truth of the fact that something unethical had become uncovered. Unfortunately, bad reputation […]

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Can Your Bankruptcy Discharge be Objected?

By Natalia Ros Banks won’t issue you credit cards, lending companies will not approve your mortgage, a car dealership won’t sell you a car, and you will not be able to get a finance plan for that lovely patio set that you have always wanted but just cannot afford – all because you have filed […]

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Best iPad Apps for Lawyers

By Natalia Ros iPad has routed itself in the market as a great tool known for its cool features and versatility of iPad apps that make our lives easier. Working on the subway has never been more enjoyable.. Below, we listed some iPad application which, as we learned from our research, can make a life […]

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Looming Changes to Not-For-Profit Legislation in Ontario

Important changes are in store for Corporations Act (Ontario) which will affect all not-for-profit corporations currently in existence in Ontario. As part of government’s initiative to improve and modernize not-for-profit law, a new Not-For Profit Corporations Act was introduced back in 2010 and received Royal Ascent on October 25, 2010. As a result, the new […]

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