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Rights and obligations of lessors and lessees

The rights and obligations of lessors/landlords and lessees/tenants in the retail lease environment are not only impacted by the contractual lease obligations that exist in the individual lease, but are also governed by the Retail…


Director’s duties

In an earlier article we explored some of the general duties of directors. A director must not improperly use their position to: 1. Gain an advantage for themselves or someone else; or 2. Cause detriment…


How can you get out of a commercial lease?

Given the current economic and business environment with Covid-19 and the possibility of a recession or worse, it is important to know what are the options open to tenants/lessees to get out of or end…


Director’s Duties: what are they?

A director of a company has a range of legal duties including to make sure the company complies with general and specific laws relating to the company’s operations. The general duties of a director are…