• Debt Financing Borrowing money from investors with the obligation to repay the amount of the loan, plus agreed upon interest.
  • Dissolution Process that a company takes to legally terminate and be dissolved.
  • Due Diligence Process undertaken in a corporate transaction where the parties involved provide information, often at the request of one another, about their respective companies so that each have a fuller and more comprehensive picture of what is being bought/sold and can better assess the risks and benefits of the transaction. Information that is often sought includes employee information, ongoing and potential litigation, contracts that the party has with other businesses and individuals, insurance coverage, and intellectual property.
  • Duty to Consult Constitutional duty of the Crown to consult and, where appropriate, accommodate an Aboriginal group when the Crown contemplates conduct that might adversely impact potential or established Aboriginal or Treaty rights of that Aboriginal group.