Author Archives: Sapna Law

About Sapna Law

I am a business and technology lawyer and founder of Sapna Law in Toronto, Canada. I work with tech companies at all stages - from start-up to well established, advising on corporate/commercial and technology law issues.

What you don’t know about partnerships can hurt you – Part III

Previously I covered the ease with which you can find yourself in a partnership and how partners can bind co-partners without their knowledge or approval. Today I will highlight a partner’s liability obligations which I hope will underline the importance … Continue reading

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Start-Up Service Plans – taking the sting out of legal fees for new businesses

Today I’d like to highlight my firm’s Start-Up Service Plans and provide a little bit of background info on why we decided to offer these services. These plans were designed to help new businesses plan for their legal expenses when … Continue reading

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How a thousand dollar contract can cost you half your company

Major developments in the Facebook lawsuit front. Zuckerberg has barely gotten over his troubles with the Winkelvoss twins, and Facebook is now faced with a claim that half of it actually belongs to Paul Ceglia. And all for the grand … Continue reading

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What you don’t know about partnerships just might hurt you – Part II

Last week I wrote about how easy it was to fall into a partnership, whether or not that was your intention. While forming a partnership is almost too easy, being a partner brings with it certain obligations of which you … Continue reading

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Are Online Legal Services right for you?

Metro – It’s buyer beware for online legal services. This was in today’s online edition of Metro. (I assume in the print edition too, but I don’t read either edition regularly, so I can’t say if it was). The writer … Continue reading

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The Online Legal Portal – accessing your lawyer online

Yesterday I wrote about the launch of our new firm website and I promised I’d detail some of the changes we’ve made. Today I’ll talk about the Online Legal Portal and why I think this is a change that benefits … Continue reading

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Sapna Law relaunches with exciting new offerings

Sapna Law Professional Corporation was officially launched in September 2010. And six months later, we’ve relaunched again! So why the change? The way businesses are run has changed dramatically over the past few years. More and more of our processes … Continue reading

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What you don’t know about partnerships just might hurt you – I

The next series of posts will concern partnerships, how they are formed, what their implications are, and how you can protect your rights in a partnership. The first thing you need to know is that there are no formal requirements … Continue reading

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When the Law needs to keep up with Technology – Part II

I came across this interesting post today. This is a US case where the court decided that an instant messenger (IM) exchange modified a contract, even though the contract had a clause that explicitly prohibited oral modifications. Among other reasons, … Continue reading

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Ontario Bencher Elections 2011 – My endorsement – Monica Goyal

If you’re a lawyer in Ontario, you are well aware that the Bencher elections start in April. To put it simply, benchers are to the Law Society of Upper Canada (the regulating body of Ontario lawyers) what a board directors … Continue reading

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