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Corporate Business Law

Starting a Company

Business Incorporation

Shareholders Agreement

Buying a Company

Due Diligence

Asset Purchase

Share Purchase

Selling a Company

Legal Management

Contractual Arrangements

Expanding the Company

Joint Venture / Partnership




Purchasing an existing company is a significant endeavor that is not without its challenges and issues, given the investment that is being made (and therefore the potential for its loss should the newly acquired company not be successful). With such attendant risks, it is important that appropriate professional counsel be retained to assist in the planning and implementation of the company's purchase 

Business Assessment + Due Diligence - scrutinizing the target business through the due diligence process to identify flaws, vulnerabilities, legal exposure and aspects that require alteration, elimination or development [more]

Negotiations & the Deal - optimizing the acquisition such that the merger or acquisition is improved and issues associated with the transaction are dealt with, and where the deal needs to be terminated that termination can be identified and effectively implemented

Share Purchase - undertaking of a merger or acquisition that results in the attainment of the corporation shares, but only after the appropriate legal precautions and safeguards have been implemented and assurance are attained [more]

Asset Purchase - acquiring all or a portion of the assets of the business, so as to reduce the need to take on pre-existing legal liability, though having its own set of risks and concerns [more]

Business Integration - bringing to the new business or assets into the existing business, so as to realize the corporate synergies that are being brought into play be melding together the new with the old

Buying a company can be exceedingly complex and fraught with challenges and fast-developing alterations, which demands the support of a professional team capable of providing you with direction and support that is both financially and legally sound. What is perceived at the outset is not necessarily what is to be attained at the end of the process. As such, you need to stay focused on the objective goal, addressing the challenges that arise and realizing the best result from your particular business purchase.

Throughout this process, experienced legal counsel plays a substantive role in assisting and guiding the company's leadership with the effective pursuit and implementation of its business objectives. Such experience is the hallmark of the legal practice of Christopher Neufeld of Neufeld Legal P.C., with our legal practice being focused upon corporate matters that would assist in the advancement of Calgary companies. To learn more about how we can be of assistance to your company's progress or to schedule a meeting, contact us at 403-400-4092 or

Making a commitment to providing effective legal services to corporate leadership through the various phases of a company's existence, from its inception through its operational management and engagement in key strategic moves to the purchase and sale of the company (mergers, acquisitions and divestitures). What we strive to provide is the legal insight and direction that comes from years of working with a multitude of corporations, sole propreitorships and partnerships in advancing their business objectives. Our mailing address is Neufeld Legal P.C., 144 - 4th Avenue SW, Suite 1600, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N4. Legal Disclaimer. Privacy Policy. © 2013.