Biographie( Disponible en anglais seulement )
Paul Brace is a partner in the Business Law Group of Miller Thomson llp in Markham. Mr. Brace has broad experience in the area of corporate and commercial law with a particular focus on the information technology sector. He advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, venture capital and other financing transactions. In addition, he assists many high-tech and e-commerce businesses with licensing, internet-related contracts and employment issues.
Mr. Brace provides general counsel to several not-for-profit entities, including a "special Act" corporation with environmental responsibilities. For these clients, he often advises on issues of governance as well as the discharge of specific statutory responsibilities.
From 1979 until 1986, Mr. Brace practised law with a Canadian law firm based in Hong Kong. During that time he assisted many clients with investments in and immigration to Canada. At Miller Thomson, Mr. Brace continues to assist clients with business immigration issues including applications for temporary and permanent residence in Canada.
Mr. Brace is committed to keeping clients up-to-date on current issues. He regularly presents seminars and courses to industry associations, clients and fellow lawyers on M&A transactions, software development and licensing issues and business immigration.
Mr. Brace is committed to anticipating client requirements and providing practical and cost-effective solutions to legal problems.
- LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1976
- advising on the $80 million sale of a US/Canadian distributor of recorded music to a Canadian Income Fund
- advising a Canadian newspaper publisher on the sale of its telephone directories division to a purchaser controlled by US interests
- advising a digital mapping company on the exchange of data with a federal Crown corporation under reciprocal data supply agreements
- assisting a foreign businessman to obtain a work permit and permanent resident status in Canada in connection with a new Canadian business.
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
- Member, Canadian IT Law Association
- Member, CBAO Section on e-commerce and Information Technology
- Member, Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
- Trustee, Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada Foundation, 2002 – present
- Director, York Technology Association, 2005 – 2009
- Past President, Canadian Club of Hong Kong
- Past Director, Hong Kong-Canada Business Association (Toronto Chapter)
- Business Laws of Canada, West (a Thomson Reuters business), 2009
- New Release of General Public License for Open Source Software, Information & Technology Law, 2007
- Open Source Software and What it Means to Your Business, Bulletin propriété intellectuelle, March 2007
- New Consumer Protection Act Alters e-Commerce Landscape, Bulletin propriété intellectuelle, December 2005
- On-line Contracting and the Consumer Protection Act, 2002, 2005
- On-Line Contracting - An Update, 2005
- Consumer Protection Comes to e-Commerce, Bulletin propriété intellectuelle, Winter 2002
- Web Site Assurance Services, Bulletin propriété intellectuelle, Spring 2001
- Electronic Commerce Act, 2000 (ONTARIO), Bulletin propriété intellectuelle, Summer 2000
- Resellar Agreements, Bulletin propriété intellectuelle, Winter 1997
- Case Review, Bulletin propriété intellectuelle, Spring 1996
Principaux domaines de pratiques
Admission au Barreau
- Ontario Bar, 1978