Continuing a Corporation to Alberta: Legal Considerations

The process of continuing a corporation to Alberta is a significant undertaking that involves a series of legal requirements, filings, and considerations. Whether you’re moving your corporation to Alberta from another jurisdiction or amalgamating with an existing Alberta corporation, it’s crucial to understand and navigate the legal aspects of this transition. Falcon Law PC is here to provide you with expert legal guidance and support when continuing a corporation to Alberta. For personalized assistance, please feel free to contact us at 1-877-892-7778 or via email at

Understanding Corporate Continuance

Corporate continuance is the legal process of moving a corporation from one jurisdiction to another. In the case of Alberta, it means bringing a corporation into the province or combining it with an existing Alberta corporation. The decision to continue a corporation to Alberta may arise for various reasons, including business expansion or reorganization.

Key Steps in Corporate Continuance

Continuing a corporation to Alberta involves several legal steps and considerations. Here are the key aspects of the process:

1. Decision to Continue

The first step is making the formal decision to continue the corporation to Alberta. This typically involves a resolution passed by the corporation’s directors or shareholders, depending on the corporate structure.

2. Legal Requirements

You must ensure that the corporation is legally eligible for continuance to Alberta. This involves checking compliance with the Alberta Business Corporations Act and any other relevant legislation.

3. Documents and Filings

The next step is preparing and filing the necessary legal documents, such as Articles of Continuance. These documents provide detailed information about the corporation, its structure, and the decision to continue to Alberta.

4. Name Approval

If your corporation is changing its name as part of the continuance, you will need to obtain name approval from the Alberta Corporate Registry. The chosen name should comply with Alberta’s naming guidelines.

5. Tax Considerations

Continuing a corporation can have tax implications, including capital gains tax and other financial considerations. Tax experts can help you navigate these matters.

6. Regulatory Compliance

Ensure that your corporation complies with all provincial and federal regulations in Alberta. This includes obtaining the necessary licenses, permits, and approvals.

Legal Considerations for Corporate Continuance

Continuing a corporation to Alberta requires meticulous attention to legal considerations to ensure a smooth and legally compliant process:

1. Legal Structure

The legal requirements for corporate continuance can vary based on the corporation’s structure, such as a business corporation, cooperative, or nonprofit organization. Each structure has its unique obligations and compliance requirements.

2. Directors and Shareholders

The roles and responsibilities of directors and shareholders may change during the continuance process. It’s essential to ensure that all parties understand these adjustments and consent to the transition.

3. Debts and Liabilities

Addressing debts and liabilities is a crucial aspect of corporate continuance. Legal experts can help you manage these obligations and negotiate with creditors.

4. Intellectual Property

If your corporation owns intellectual property, it’s important to ensure that these assets are protected and transferred correctly during the continuance.

Why Choose Falcon Law PC for Corporate Continuance

Falcon Law PC is your trusted partner when it comes to continuing a corporation to Alberta. Our team of experienced legal professionals can assist you in the entire continuance process, from making the initial decision to ensuring that all legal obligations are met.

  1. Legal Expertise: We have a deep understanding of Alberta’s legal landscape and can provide you with the guidance needed for a legally compliant corporate continuance.
  2. Documents and Filings: Falcon Law PC handles all necessary documents and filings, ensuring that you adhere to all provincial and federal requirements.
  3. Tax and Financial Considerations: We provide advice on tax and financial matters, helping you navigate the financial implications of corporate continuance.
  4. Regulatory Compliance: Falcon Law PC ensures that your corporation complies with all relevant regulations and obtains the necessary approvals and permits.

In conclusion, corporate continuance to Alberta is a complex process that requires careful planning, legal compliance, and expert guidance. Falcon Law PC is here to assist you throughout the entire process, ensuring a smooth and legally sound continuance. Contact us at 1-877-892-7778 or via email at for personalized legal support.

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