Legal

  • David Rosenthal

    Associate Agreements From the Associate’s Perspective: Part 2

    September 21, 2017 by David Rosenthal

    In volumes 80 of The Professional Advisory I wrote about associate agreements from the associate’s perspective. This article continues to explore those issues from the associate’s perspective. An associate agreement (Agreement) is the legal contract that details the arrangements between […]

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    Associate Agreements From the Associate’s Perspective

    June 20, 2017 by David Rosenthal

    In volumes 78 and 79 of The Professional Advisory I wrote about associate agreements from the principal’s perspective. This article focuses on associate agreements from the associate’s perspective. An associate agreement is the legal contract that details the arrangements between […]

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    Associate Agreements from the Principal’s Perspective: Part 2

    April 19, 2017 by David Rosenthal

    There are many issues to consider when hiring an associate dentist. An associate agreement (Agreement) is the legal contract that details the arrangements between the dentist who owns the practice (Principal) and the associate dentist (Associate) hired to work at […]

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    Associate Agreements From the Principal’s Perspective

    February 23, 2017 by David Rosenthal

    There are many issues to consider when hiring an associate dentist. An associate agreement (Agreement) is the legal contract that details the arrangements between the dentist who owns the practice (Principal) and the associate dentist (Associate) hired to work at […]

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    Shareholders Agreement for Your Dentistry Professional Corporation

    November 21, 2016 by David Rosenthal

    As I have discussed in previous articles of The Professional Advisory, the laws permit specific family members of a dentist to be non-voting shareholders of his or her dentistry professional corporation (PC). A “family member” means a dentist’s spouse, child […]

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    Dental Practice Names

    September 21, 2016 by David Rosenthal

    Originally dentists were required to practice dentistry only using their personal names as registered with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (College). However, dentists are now permitted to carry on dentistry using a practice name other than their […]

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    Legal Matters When Selling a Dental Practice

    June 20, 2016 by David Rosenthal

    In May the Ontario Dental Association held a day long seminar at the Annual Spring Meeting in Toronto regarding transitioning out of a dental practice. I was one of the speakers and discussed legal matters when selling a dental practice. […]

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    Legal Matters When Purchasing a Dental Practice

    April 20, 2016 by David Rosenthal

    Earlier this year the Ontario Dental Association held an all-day seminar in Toronto regarding purchasing a dental practice. The seminar was sold out and virtually all attendees remained for the entire day. I was one of the speakers and discussed legal […]

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    2016 Tax Increases – Corporations Revisited

    February 24, 2016 by David Rosenthal

    In December 2015, the federal government tabled a notice of ways and means motion to implement tax changes effective January 1, 2016. Given the Liberal majority, it is expected the tax changes will occur as planned. Due to publishing deadlines, […]

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    Non-Competition Agreements

    November 18, 2015 by David Rosenthal

    A non-competition agreement (Agreement) provides the dentist shall not compete or practice dentistry for a certain time period within a certain geographic area. Such an Agreement arises when purchasing or selling a practice, entering partnerships or cost-sharing arrangements, and when […]