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
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
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.