David D. Lyons

David D. Lyons

Lerners LLP

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Legal Information Bulletin: Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is coming into force on July 1, 2014. The purpose of this law is to help regulate commercial conduct by prohibiting certain commercial activities that are performed through electronic...more

6/6/2014 - Anti-Spam Legislation Canada CASL Spam

Are you ready for Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation? Should you be? Part II

If your organization has not yet taken steps to comply, we suggest taking the following steps both to prepare for the possible implementation of Canda's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL") and to improve your e-mail marketing...more

11/25/2013 - Canada Email Marketing Spam

Are you ready for CASL? Should you be? Part 1

With the federal parliament returning from a long summer break, many in the legal and business communities will be closely watching for any signs as to the future of the still yet to be implemented federal legislation...more

11/18/2013 - Anti-Spam Legislation Canada Spam

200+ laws in Ontario that impose personal liability on officers and directors of Ontario business corporations

Another significant potential area of personal liability for directors and officers of business corporations in Ontario to consider arises as a result of 200+ laws of all levels of government that have provisions imposing...more

1/8/2013 - Directors Officers Personal Liability

The corporate 'shield' is not impenetrable - Directors and Officers of Ontario business corporations take note

Under Ontario’s Business Corporations Act, a corporation has the rights, powers and privileges of a natural person. This means that a corporation can sue and be sued and will own assets and incur liabilities. Operating a...more

12/18/2012 - Business Formation Corporate Veil Directors Officers Ontario's Business Corporations Act

Director & Officer Liability: Where are the risks?

At law, a corporation is a separate legal entity with its own assets and liabilities. In broad terms, the duty of a director is to be responsible for the management and governance of that corporation. The interplay between...more

8/14/2012 - Board of Directors Officers

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