Sax Law Office is led by Michael M. Sax, a lawyer who has been active for over a quarter century advising clients in corporate law, commercial real estate, competition law issues such as; misleading and/or false advertising, exclusive dealing, tied selling, market restrictions, abuse of dominant power; as well as e-commerce and international business matters. He has assisted established companies and start-ups in strategic planning, negotiations, documenting and completing transactions as well he has helped Canadian and foreign businesses in various fields get private and institutional financing.

Michael has spoken at several conferences domestically and internationally He was part of the Canadian Delegation to the OECD Ministerial on Electronic Commerce held October 7-9, 1998 in Ottawa and participated in a U.S. Consulate sponsored video teleconference with the former Senior Advisor to President Clinton for e-commerce policy. He has been a member of the Uniform Law Commission of Canada Working Group on Electronic Commerce and has lectured as a member of the Continuing Education faculty of Osgoode Hall Law School. He has been an Instructor, Negotiating Skills Course, Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admission Course.

He holds memberships in various bar associations and was on the executive of the Ontario Bar Association, International Law Section and is currently the Committee M (International Sales) Web Coordinator officer in the International Bar Association. He is co-chairing the Committee X and M joint International Transaction Web Checklist Project. He is a member of the Toronto Computer Lawyers Association

Michael holds a Master of Laws degree in International Trade and Competition Law from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, and both a Civil law degree (B.C.L) and an LL.B from McGill University. His BA is from Sir George Williams University. Mr. Sax is called to the Ontario Bar (Law Society of Upper Canada).

Mr. Sax's writings have appeared in a variety of publications including Condominium Magazine and The Asian Wall Street Journal. He has written and published articles on a variety of aspects of real estate, doing business in Canada, e-commerce and international sales transactions. Other writings include: International Electronic Trade: Carrying out Consumer and Commercial Transactions published by Emond-Montgomery Publications for Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, Professional Development Programme. Information Technology and Cyberspace Law: International Law Issues Relating to Electronic Commerce - for Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, Professional Development Programme - May 26th - 29th, 1999. Data Collection And Privacy Protection: An International Perspective - September 1999, Federated Press,; and Netiquette: Self Regulation, Chapter 21, Electronic Commerce, A Practitioner’s Guide, Thompson Carswell 2002

For the last 20 years in addition to the practice of law, Michael has been involved directing a mid sized holding company, which has a number of early to mature stage private real estate, manufacturing, distribution and new technology companies in its portfolio throughout North America. This active business experience enables him to deliver legal advice within the context of appreciating the market risks and opportunities Sax Law1s clients confront.

Michael has volunteered as a student mentor for Osgoode Hall Law School and he is called by the Law Society of Upper Canada to mentor young practicing lawyers in various areas. Other volunteer activities include membership in Variety Club Tent 28. He has been involved annually in fundraising for the Baycrest Home For The Aged. He is Past President and Honorary Life Member of Aid to Disabled Veterans of Israel/Beit Halochem Canada, and in 2003 was a Vice Chair, Leadership Cabinet, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center For Holocaust Studies. He acted as the Canadian Chairman 4th Business Forum in Jerusalem in 1994 where he organized a delegation of business people interested in trading or investing in Israel. He is a Past Member, Board of Directors, Canada-Israel Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Sax is an ardent road cyclist and a skier.


 

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