Emerging Growth Companies
An early on strong legal strategy is a critical function for successfully growing technology companies. The MLT Aikins emerging growth companies group combines global tech-sector experience with our entrepreneurial attitude and unique focus on Western Canada. We act for founders, angel investors, venture capital firms and corporations and our lawyers bring innovative, entrepreneurial approaches to addressing the legal needs of your business. Our team members also have knowledge in emerging blockchain technology businesses, including private equity investing, initial coin offerings, tokenization of products and regulatory advice.
We have global and experience working in-depth with emerging growth companies allowing us to act as strategic advisers for companies and investors. Within such capacity we are often engaged to perform the following:
- Seed Financing Share Purchase Agreements
- Intellectual Property Assignment Agreements
- Strategic Licensing Agreements
- Research and Development Agreement
- Stock Option Plans
- Share Subscription Agreements
The MLT Aikins emerging growth companies practice group provides practical, business-oriented legal services to entrepreneurial clients needing legal advice and assistance on a wide range of issues faced by new and emerging businesses and growth-oriented ventures in the formative stage and beyond. We understand the corporate – technology business and legal environments as well as the challenges that emerging technology and innovation-focused businesses face.
Our clients are entrepreneurial. That’s why we fit. Our team is focused on increasing value and efficiency – we are always looking for new solutions to give our clients the best legal services at the most competitive rates.
We are able to offer legal advice and services covering a wide range of matters relevant to emerging technology and innovation-focused businesses, including intellectual property protection, e-commerce, corporate formation, tax structuring, employment and compensation-related issues, shareholders’ agreements and corporate governance matters, fundraising and other issues relevant to financing. Our aim is to provide timely, responsive and results-oriented legal advice and services in a cost-effective manner.
Our group can call on any of our strengths at a moment’s notice, including:
- Corporate Finance and Securities
- Intellectual Property, including Trademarks, Patents and Industrial Designs and Copyright
- Labour and Employment
- Information Technology