Note 8 - Commitments and Contingencies
On May 5, 2021, the Company entered into an agreement with Aedesius Holdings Ltd. ("Aedesius") pursuant to which the Company has agreed with Aedesius that the Company would sell it up to 16,000,000 units (the "Units") for a total aggregate of up to $20,000,000.
Aedesius failed to perform on its obligation and to date has not invested any monies in the Company. As a result, the Company has terminated any and all rights with respect to future fundings and will pursue whatever rights and remedies the Company has at its disposal for breach of contract and damages.
Periodically, the Company reviews the status of significant matters, if any exist, and assesses its potential financial exposure. If the potential loss from any claim or legal claim is considered probable and the amount can be estimated, the Company accrues a liability for the estimated loss. Legal proceedings are subject to uncertainties, and the outcomes are difficult to predict. Because of such uncertainties, accruals are based on the best information available at the time. As additional information becomes available, the Company reassesses the potential liability related to pending claims and litigation.
As previously reported, on July 12, 2022, the Company was notified that WSI PBG, LLC (“WSI”) filed a complaint against the Company seeking to recover $196,216 in unpaid consulting fees, plus costs and expenses of litigation. The Company elected not to litigate this suit so as not to increase its liability exposure. Not unexpectedly, on August 24, 2022, WSI obtained a judgment against the Company in the amount of $203,784. The Company is exploring its options in addressing this judgment, including terms of settlement that would result in a satisfaction of this Judgment over a limited period of time.
On July 19, 2022, the Company received notice that the Activus Group (“Activus”) filed a complaint for fees it alleges are due in the amount of $129,600 plus fees and expenses for consulting services provided by Activus as a result of an agreement between the parties. The Company has not filed an answer and is currently determining their next steps in settlement.
On August 15, 2022, the Company received notice that another of its unpaid contractors, Diligent Health Solutions, LLC. (“DHS”), had filed suit against the Company seeking $106,000 in unpaid consulting fees. Here, too, the Company elected not to litigate this suit so as not to increase its liability exposure. As a result of the foregoing, DHS obtained a default judgment against the Company in the amount of $111,000. The company is exploring its options in addressing this judgment, including terms of settlement that would result in a satisfy of this Judgment over a limited period of time.
The Company entered into customary consulting arrangements with various counterparties to provide consulting services, business development and investor relations services, pursuant to which the Company agreed to issue shares of common stock as services are received.
On March 11, 2022, the Company entered into an engagement letter agreement (“Agreement”) with EF Hutton, division of Benchmark Investments, LLC (“EF Hutton”) to effectuate the Corporation’s Firm Commitment Public Offering and Uplisting and to engage EF Hutton to act as the placement agent for a bridge or other private offering consisting of approximately $2 million. The Company shall be responsible for EF Hutton’s external counsel’s legal costs irrespective of whether the Offering is consummated or not, subject to a maximum of $50,000 in the event that there is not a Closing. The Company incurred $15,000 of expense during year ended November 30, 2022, and no payment was made as of February 28, 2023.
In December 2016, one of our subsidiaries entered into a lease agreement for its office space located in Cayman Islands for $30,000 per annum. The initial term of the agreement ended in December 2019, and the Company has renewed its office lease agreement for another