How to Make Money with Trademarks

Author: Avery Lee, Associate and Trademark Agent at KMB Law If you offer products, services or even just content on your website or social media pages, you most likely also want a return on your investment of time and often

IN THE NEWS: Ontario’s Prohibition on Non-Compete Agreements

Author: Victor Pirone, Lawyer, Business Law Group at Pallet Valo LLP Recent amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (Ontario) (the “Act”) prohibit employers from entering into an employment contract or other agreement with an employee that is, or that

For Love of Your Parents’

Author: Lucie Shaw, MBOT Chair & Owner of Nurse Next Door Mississauga You love and respect your parents’ after all they are the ones who nurtured you from the time you came into the world until you decided to go

The Political Round Up

Mississauga and Region of Peel Governments The Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) is the voice of business at the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel orders of government. Municipal Elections Municipal elections are scheduled for October 24, 2022 to

How Diversity Can Boost Your Company’s Growth And Innovation

Author: Brooke Gordon, Regional Manager, Client Diversity for BDC in Ontario and the Atlantic provinces The labour shortage is one of the most critical issues facing many Canadian businesses. It can stymie business growth and innovation, delay order fulfilment and

A New Strategic Direction

Author: Trevor McPherson MBOT President and CEO Over the past number of months, the Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) has been in listening mode.  In fact, the MBOT team is always in listening mode- working to best understand our members’

The Great Resignation

Author: Lucie Shaw, MBOT Chair & Owner of Nurse Next Door Mississauga Do you feel like you’re spinning your wheels recruiting and retaining good people?  Listening to our MBOT members and the media, many organizations are stressed and struggling with

Elavon: Building a strategy to successfully fight chargebacks

Author: Elavon Fighting chargebacks – also known as chargeback representment – can be a daunting process, but one that can’t be ignored. Chargebacks left unchallenged can cost your business money, damage its reputation, make it harder to maintain good relationships with

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Elavon: Faster payment checkout methods will soon be the norm

Author: Elavon Technology facilitates easier experiences and today’s consumers interpret easier as seamless, frictionless and fast. That expectation is heavily fueled by the 11 hours consumer spend online every day enjoying the power of “instantism”, as conveyed in Visa’s 5 Digital

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Elavon: Are your returns properly authorized prior to settlement?

Author: Elavon If you weren’t already aware, online authorization is always required for credit card purchase returns prior to settlement. This is a compliance requirement from all the major card brand networks. We recently learned that Visa is stepping up its

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