Is an email a legal document

Is an agreement by email on the sale of business actions a legal document that needs to be respected, in Québec?


Asked about 1 month ago in Montreal, Quebec
Categories: Business Law

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Shira Kalfa

Answer by Shira Kalfa

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Likely not. Since there are only two ways to sell a business: asset sale or share sale. Both methods require much more than an email in order to effect the transition of the business and move ownership to the buyer. A lawyer must be involved and closing documents prepared. 

Posted 16 days ago

Shira Kalfa is a founding partner of Kalfa Law, a business & tax law firm in Toronto. As the lead solicitor at Kalfa Law, Shiras' practice is focused on:

Corporate law including incorporation, joint ventures, partnership agreements, shareholder agreements and corporate restructuring
• Commercial law including asset and share purchase and sale transactions, contract drafting and review and financing
Tax law & tax planning 
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