Corporate Law

●Negotiation and preparation of various business agreements and contracts, including  employment agreements
●General counsel and representation in various business transactions
●Buying or selling a business, company shares or business assets
●Commercial real estate transactions and disputes
●Commercial leasing
●Incorporation and formation of other business entities
●Commercial borrowing and lending
●All aspects of franchising law
●Resolving disputes with customers, suppliers, and employees through commercial litigation
●Corporate reorganizations
●Business successions

Incorporation
Incorporating under the B.C. Business Corporations Act or the Canada Business Corporations Act 
Registration of the company in compliance with specified requirements outlined by the Corporate Registry 
Extra-provincial registration for companies with operations outside B.C. or those incorporating in B.C., if applicable 

●Buying or selling a business or business assets, and accompanying buy/sell agreements
●Incorporation and other forms of business formation
●Confidentiality agreements/non-disclosure agreements
●Non-competition agreements
●Employment agreements
●Independent contractor agreements
●Shareholder agreements
●Partnership agreements/joint ventures
●Commercial financing agreements
●Commercial leasing
●Franchise agreements
●General business contracts for services, leases, etc.

Review of borrower obligations per the lender security documentation/agreement 
Preparation of loan applications and any accompanying documentation 
Negotiation of lending terms, where applicable 

We assist clients who own or operate franchises in drafting complex franchise agreements in accordance with franchising laws and requirements as determined by the different Canadian provinces, in particular the provinces of (Whichever geographical Area you would like to Focus), which have passed legislation specific to franchising agreements.

Services for Franchisees
Our franchising practice also provides services for franchisees in the following areas:
●Establishing a new franchise
●Purchase and sale of an existing franchise
●Review of franchise agreements and related agreements
●Negotiation of franchise agreement terms, if appropriate
●Assistance with ongoing business operations

Origin Law Group provides legal and policy services to marijuana and hemp companies, ancillary businesses, investors, governmental bodies, and advocacy organizations.

The global market for Cannabis, CBD, and other cannabinoids is taking off, and everyone involved —from farmers and processors, to distributors and retailers, to researchers and governments — needs experienced associated to assist them steer the rapidly advancing laws and regulations that govern it. Associates at Origin Law Group use their experience and institutional knowledge, as well as a cross-disciplinary approach that covers many of our practice areas, to provide clients with the skills and services they need to position themselves for victory. Our Financial & Research department can analyze cannabinoid market dynamics to ensure our clients are making data-driven business and policy decisions, and our Corporate and Intellectual Property lawyers help get deals done and protect our clients’ brands, innovations, and trade secrets. This applies not only in British Columbia but across Canada. When you need a cannabis consultant & lawyer who knows Canada’s Cannabis Laws and is experienced in dealing with Government regulations, please contact Jason Grewal.

Cannabis Related Services
●Assessing provincial Cannabis regulatory programs and assisting clients with the navigation of  international, federal, provincial, and local laws
●Advising clients on the legal considerations for all stages of the supply chain and mitigation of  risk
●Providing clients with regular legal and Canadian industry insights to empower them to make informed and strategic businesses decisions
●Helping buyers/sellers maintain compliance throughout all stages of business, including cultivation marketing, warehousing, selling, and/or shipping cannabis or any related products
●Helping clients in understanding the complex dynamics of multi-province cannabis markets in order to capitalize on price trends and future demand
●Regulatory due diligence services

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