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4 Signs You Need Family Office Services

Posted on 2017 Nov 20 by

The Canadian economy has been thriving recently, and more specifically, the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton regions have been experiencing a particularly prosperous period. The markets are strong, unemployment is low, and businesses are growing. While this is an excellent sign for business owners, investors, and high-income professionals, it also means there may be many…

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Small Business Accounting Advice for the Recent Minimum Wage Hike

Posted on 2017 Nov 15 by

On October 1, 2017, the general minimum wage in Ontario was raised to $11.60. There has been a lot of speculation about the effects that this most recent hike will have on both mid-market and small businesses. The concern isn’t unfounded. For most companies, small businesses in particular, compensation is their most significant expense. As…

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Expanding Your Small Business? 5 Tips for Consideration

Posted on 2017 Sep 25 by

One of the great benefits of owning a small business is reaping the rewards of its growth, over time. Expansion can be exciting, but it’s important not to get too carried away with your growth plans. After all, expansion often represents a significant investment of your time, money, and effort. Like any investment, there are…

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Hot-Tubbing in Cross-Border Litigation

Posted on 2017 Sep 19 by

Canadian and US businesses are expanding their reach into each other’s jurisdictions, often taking on new partners. As a result, shareholder disputes can arise, which can lead to cross-border litigation. As an expert witness in the areas of business valuation, economic damages, and forensic accounting, I have found that pre-trial hot-tubbing is occurring more frequently…

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Why Toronto’s High-Worth Individuals Need Personal Wealth Management

Posted on 2017 Aug 25 by

Toronto is thriving, as is the economy in general. Today, there are a greater number of high net-worth individuals and families than ever before, and the specific circumstances of each individual are unique. Whether you’re from a legacy of wealth or have achieved affluence more recently, your financial needs are likely quite complex and diverse….

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How Business Valuations Help You Maximize Profit When Selling Your Business

Posted on 2017 Aug 07 by

Whether you’re looking to sell your business or you’re considering an unsolicited offer, one of your first steps should be to obtain a professional business valuation. A business valuation provides a snapshot of the value of your business, which can give you a sense of the amount you can expect to receive, or help you…

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Benefits of Succession Planning: Formalized Corporate Governance

Posted on 2017 Jul 03 by

The benefits of succession planning are most commonly associated with a transfer of leadership or ownership – i.e. finding and grooming a successor to ensure a smooth, future transition of leadership with minimal impact on the business. The benefits of succession planning can also be immediate in nature. An effective succession plan can improve the…

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