Technology | Business

ZVK advises clients on domestic and cross-border business transactions and commercial contracts, specializing in technology arrangements, including in the FinTech and InsurTech sectors. We have experience negotiating and drafting complex technology related agreements, including software and application development, licensing, hosting, and maintenance agreements, master services agreements (MSAs), statements of work (SOWs), service level agreements (SLAs), cloud computing agreements (including software as a service (SaaS) and application services provider (ASP) agreements), outsourcing agreements, terms of use, e-commerce agreements, artificial intelligence (AI) agreements, and digital media agreements.

Our lawyers have advised on transactions involving virtually all of the major Canadian chartered banks, financial institutions, and insurers. 

Our Business and Corporate Services

  • Domestic and international commercial and technology transactions, deal structuring and analysis, and contract drafting and negotiation

  • Licensing, hosting, and maintenance agreements, including software as a service (SaaS) and application service provider (ASP) agreements

  • Web and application hosting agreements and terms of use

  • Supplier and outsourcing agreements

  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements

  • Corporate structuring and organization, including share structures, shareholder agreements and corporate governance

  • Strategic partnerships and joint ventures

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including share and asset purchase agreements

  • Regulatory compliance advice and representation, including privacy law and Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) consulting and policy drafting

  • General counsel function, assisting with your everyday in-house legal needs