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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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Certificat​e of Compliance Service Update – Special Act of Parliament

We would like to inform our clients that Industry Canada will no longer be issuing Certificates of Corporate Status (known as Certificate of Compliance) for those corporations that were formed by a Special Act of Parliament. Now that the new NFP Act has come into force, Industry Canada advises that Special Act of Parliament corporations […]

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How to Determine Corporate Insolvency

Solvency of a corporation is a major factor determining its ability to successfully carry on business with positive cash flow, to pay its business debts, and to be able to purchase new business assets. When a company is not able to do any of the above, it’s insolvent. Insolvency comes in several forms and shapes: […]

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