Written by Geoff Kirbyson Issue Date: June 2007
Managing a law department is no easy task, so we’ve talked to experts and got the low-down on the nine simple steps in-house counsel can follow to build a better law department.
Written by Jennifer McPhee Issue Date: June 2007
Written by Kevin Marron Issue Date: June 2007
Written by Gerry Blackwell Issue Date: June 2007
Written by Jim Middlemiss Issue Date: June 2007
Written by Kirsten McMahon Issue Date: May 2007
Written by Kirsten McMahon Issue Date: April 2007
Written by Jim Middlemiss Issue Date: April 2007
Fears that the U.S. capital markets are failing to land their share of global IPOs have U.S. legislators and the business community re-evaluating the corporate governance and enforcement controls put in place following the market scandals earlier this decade. That spells good news for foreign issuers and Canadian companies that inter-list on U.S. exchanges. But is it good news for shareholders?
Written by Bill Rogers Issue Date: April 2007
Of all the challenges faced by corporate counsel, one is particularly daunting. It’s the nightmare of class action lawsuits. Increasingly, plaintiff lawyers from coast to coast are turning up the heat, and the odds of a corporation getting targeted are good and getting better. But Canada has no national class action clearing centre to deal with the chaos of multiple suits in multiple jurisdictions, and distil them into one action, in one place. That means corporations often find themselves putting out fires across the country.