Confusion with an identical unincorporated trade-name (Regulation 46)

Note

Use this consent letter if the proposed corporate name is the same as an unincorporated trade-name and the applicant for the proposed corporate name and the person carrying on activities with the trade-name are the same person. In addition to consenting to the use of the proposed corporate name, that person must undertakeFootnote 1 to cease carrying on activities with that trade-name or to transfer the trade-name registration to the corporation.

If the consent is being given by a corporation, the signature must be of an authorized officer and must give his/her title.

The Director General, Corporations Canada
235 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5

Re: Proposed corporate name of [Insert proposed corporate name]

[Insert name of individual or corporation signing consent], [owner of the trade-name that is confusing with a word in the proposed corporate name], hereby consents to the use of [insert proposed corporate name] as the corporate name.

[Insert name of individual or corporation signing consent] undertakes to stop carrying on activities with the trade-name or to transfer his/her rights in the trade-name to the corporation bearing the proposed name before the corporation proposing to use the name begins to carry on activities under the corporate name.

Signed in the city of space to insert city,
in the province of space to insert province,
on this space to insert day day of space to insert month, 20space to insert year.

space to insert signature
(Signature)

space to insert full name
(Print full name)

space to insert name and title of officer signing
(If the consent is being given by a corporation, insert title of officer signing and the name of the corporation)

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