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ESC’s Nationwide Search Tool Improvements

We are excited to introduce an improved version of the Nationwide Search Tool! Our clients can now validate Corporate and Business Names instantly across Canada (including Quebec) before they proceed to order corporate or business name searches via our eService platform. This is a great alternative to other name validation solutions available on the market today […]

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Notice re Changes to NUANS Services

Notice to our clients regarding changes to NUANS® as was announced today, on March 19, 2012. As of Tuesday March 27, 2012 the Northwest Territories business names will be added to the following Federal, Ontario and Trade Name report types: Federal name reservation report Federal name reservation expedited report Federal name inquiry report Trade-mark and […]

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“Know Your Client” quick reference of ESC services

ESC Corporate Services is a Licensed Service Provider under contract with the Ministry of Government Services. Effective December 31, 2008, the New Client Identity & Verification Requirements under By-Law 7.1 introduced by The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) require all lawyers and paralegals to verify the identify of clients (and any 3rd party beneficiary or […]

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Know Your Client Services offered at ESC

In order to prevent the risk of money laundering in Canada, all Canadian financial institutions are now required to comply with the “Know Your Client (KYC) regulations. These regulations require that every time a new account is opened for a client or new product is sold, and also in any other transaction where regular due […]

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What is a NUANS anyway? And Why Would I Need It?

NUANS is an acronym for “Newly Upgraded Automated Name Search”. While the name is pretty self-explanatory, many of us have hard time wrapping our minds around what it actually is and how it is useful. NUANS is a computerized tool for searching proposed corporate names. It compares a proposed corporate name or trade-mark with other […]

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ESC offers Enhanced Search Report

ESC now offers an Enhanced Sarch Report (ESR) which automatically summarizes the results of your searches in a professional and easy-to-read format suitable for submission directly to your clients, saving you time, effort and cost. The ESR simplifies your work, increases your productivity and presents your search results in a clear and concise format. Along with […]

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What is a Corporate Microfiche

What is a Microfiche? No, it’s not a small fish. Neither is it a big fish. It’s not a fish at all! The Ontario Corporate Microfiche is a microfilm that contains copies of the official public record pertaining to a corporation. It provides the client with copies of the following corporate documents: All Articles. All […]

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