LexisNexis® Quicklaw® SME Business Essentials

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LexisNexis Quicklaw SME Business Essentials puts tailored primary and secondary content at your fingertips - delivered by the most powerful online legal search engine in Canada. 

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LexisNexis Quicklaw SME Business Essentials gives you access to everything you need to advise your small and medium enterprise clients - all in one place:

  • Canada's most extensive collection of full-text court and tribunal decisions dating back to the 1800s, including Canada Corporations, Partnerships and Associations Digest, Canada Commercial Law Digest, and Canada Taxation Digest.
  • A rich collection of commentry and legal analysis from experts such as Jennifer E. Babe and Angela Swan.
  • Reliable and comprehensive legislative collections for all pertinent Canadian Jurisdictions.
  • Exclusive current awareness sources for virtually all areas of law.
  • Extensive forms and precedents necessary for each stage of a civil or criminal proceeding.


  •  QuickCITE® Legislation Citator — Validate and research legislation in minutes; includes judicial consideration of Canadian constitutional documents and the most current revision of statutes, regulations and rules in every jurisdiction.
  • Canadian Legal Words & Phrases, now including Commonwealth and Latin terms, to broaden your research scope.

In a sole practice or small law firm, pressure to use your time wisely is greater than ever. Research must produce results immediately. You can’t afford to spend time on content that’s unrelated, incomplete or out of date.

Your small and medium enterprise (SME) clients face the same concerns. They depend on timely legal advice tailored precisely to their industry and business size.

ONLY LexisNexis Quicklaw SME Business Essentials caters to the research needs of sole practitioners and small firms who advise small- and medium-sized enterprises.

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Your subscription to LexisNexis Quicklaw SME Business Essentials includes:

Exclusive Case Digests  
 Canada Corporations, Partnerships and Associations Digest
 Canada Commercial Law Digest   Canada Taxation Digest
 Canada Employment Digest
 Canadian Case Summaries (CCS)

Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada  
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Business Corporations (McGuinness)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Charities, Associations, and Not-for-Profit Organizations (Bourgeois)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Contracts (Swan and Adamski)   Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Income Tax (General)   (Krishna)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Income Tax (Corporate) (Krishna)
 Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Partnerships (Coombs)

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Canada Breach of Contract Quantums
LexisNexis® Supreme Court of Canada NetLetter™
 LexisNexis® Commercial Law NetLetter™
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 LexisNexis® Contracts Law NetLetter™
 Bulletin® LexisNexis® Contrats et obligations
 Bulletin® LexisNexis® Droit corporatif
 Bulletin® LexisNexis® Droit commercial

Texts and Treatises   Canadian Contract Law (Swan)
 Canadian Franchise Law Handbook (So)
 Counselling Corporations and Advising Businesses (Iacovelli and Lan)
 Canada Business Corporations Act & Commentary (Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP)   The Business in Transition – Making the Succession Plan Work (Bollefer and Malach)
 Employment Law in Canada (Barnacle, England and Wood)
 Residential Tenancies in Ontario (Fleming)

Forms & Precedents  
 Commercial Tenancies – Canadian Forms & Precedents (Fraser and Iron)
 Corporations – Canadian Forms & Precedents (McGuinness)
 Employment – Canadian Forms & Precedents (Milne et al.)
 Information Technology and Entertainment – Canadian Forms & Precedents
 Intellectual Property Forms – Canadian Forms & Precedents (Hughes et al.)   Licensing – Canadian Forms & Precedents (Hughes, Kratz with Sustrik)
 Sale and Operation of a Business – Canadian Forms & Precedents (Abraham and Babe)
 Sale, Distribution and Transport of Goods – Canadian Forms & Precedents (Levitt, McGuinness and Pawluch)

News and Business   
Search Tools
 Mega News, Canadian Publications 
 Canadian Legal Words & Phrases
 QuickCITE® Case Citator   QuickCITE® Legislation Citator


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