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Sale of a Business, 12th Edition + CD

This fully revised and updated edition provides comprehensive, step-by-step guidance that takes you through the sale of a business from beginning to end.
Publication Language: English
Book + CD

Softcover + CD | 792 pages | Biennial – Standing Order Terms Apply

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433499527

Product description

The Road Map for Sale and Purchase of a Business – NOW in its 12th Edition
Advising clients on the purchase or sale of a business requires you to stay abreast of all applicable legislation and procedures. Now in its 12th Edition and written by one of Canada's leading commercial law practitioners, this fully revised and updated edition provides comprehensive, step-by-step guidance that takes you through the sale of a business from beginning to end.

Features and Benefits

  • Expert commentary – offers sufficient background to enable you to easily adapt the forms to the transaction at hand and alerts you to particular statutory requirements
  • Forms and precedents – more than 150 transactional and legal documents tailored to your client's needs. In certain cases, alternative or optional clauses are supplied which supplement the precedents
  • Checklists – numerous checklists will help you structure documents from beginning to end, as well as create custom-made documents

Also included are:

  • Alternative clauses for purchase agreements providing additional flexibility in your drafting
  • Numerous search letter precedents
  • Discussion of the issues that arise in organizing and financing the purchase, including precedents to accompany the commentary
  • Special vendor section – estates, secured creditors, receivers, trustees in bankruptcy, mortgagees under power of sale
  • Checklists are cross-referenced to pertinent commentary, including:
    • Freehold investigations
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Partnership agreements
    • Considerations for purchaser/vendor
    • Purchasing a franchise
    • Employment and labour law
    • Intellectual property
    • Environmental considerations
    • Pension considerations

New in This Edition

  • Select sections, checklists and forms pertaining to areas including taxable Canadian property, privacy, personal information, retail sales taxes, land transfer tax, real estate, and franchising have been updated
  • Latest update on government and registration contact information

Includes a CD-ROM of more than 150 forms and precedents including: letters of intent, search letters to employment standards offices and the Workers Compensation Board, share purchase agreements, and real estate transfer forms.


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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Preliminary Notes
Chapter 2: Preliminary Issues
Chapter 3: Due Diligence and Investigations
Chapter 4: Documenting the Asset Deal
Chapter 5: Documenting the Share Deal
Chapter 6: The Special Vendor
Chapter 7: Organizing the Purchaser
Chapter 8: Financing the Deal
Forms and Precedents