We specialize in negotiating, reviewing, and preparing various commercial agreements to meet your business needs. Our expertise covers non-disclosure and non-solicitation arrangements, consulting services agreements, licensing and distribution agreements, and information technology hardware and software agreements. We provide sophisticated legal services to smaller companies without in-house counsel, assisting with contract drafting, interpretation, strategy, and negotiations. Our services include the initial setup of standard precedent agreements such as confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, employee and officer employment agreements, purchase orders, and various service agreements.
Starting a new company involves various considerations crucial to its success. FP Legal will help identify these aspects and implement objectives that lay a strong foundation for your company to achieve its goals. We guide the most suitable type of incorporation, the appropriate structure, and jurisdiction and help organize your company based on your present situation and objectives. We will prepare essential documents such as Articles of Incorporation, and corporate By-Laws, organize resolutions, and handle share issuance and necessary corporate filings on your behalf. Additionally, we will facilitate annual corporation requirements, including changes to officers and directors, working closely with your accountant to ensure compliance with annual resolutions.
FP Legal collaborates closely with companies to understand their vision and objectives in mergers and acquisitions. We assist clients in completing acquisitions and divestitures, adeptly negotiating and drafting various agreements involved in the process. Our services include letters of intent, asset purchase agreements, share purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, employment agreements, stock option plans, and other relevant documents. Throughout the transaction, we provide practical guidance and efficient legal services, helping you consider important factors such as purchase price structuring, share vs. asset purchase, risk assessment, real property and equipment leases, security arrangements, releases from secured creditors, conducting necessary searches, obtaining appropriate releases from sellers, and drafting essential legal agreements.
We assist small and mid-size corporate clients in completing debt and equity financings, preferred share offerings, and debt conversions. Our team analyzes your capital structure to align it with your company's needs, aiming to maximize financial potential and enhance shareholder value. Our expertise covers areas such as preferred share and participating share provisions, option agreements, debentures, debt conversions, secured promissory notes, general security agreements, assignments of accounts receivable, shareholder agreements, and partnership agreements.
Navigating the regulations of public companies can be complex. We provide comprehensive assistance to our public company clients, ensuring compliance with disclosure requirements and governance obligations, as well as quarterly and annual reporting. Our services include preparing and reviewing management discussion and analysis (MD&A), quarterly compliance certificates, distribution and dividends, annual information forms, management information circulars, proxy materials, and annual meeting materials on a cost-effective basis.