Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown is the editor of Canadian Lawyer InHouse.
Canadian food sector needs to get hungry and look abroadCanada is seen as a leader in food production and innovation but risks falling behind by not pursuing opportunities in international markets, according to a panel of experts from the sector.
The goal of the CCGG’s report is to illustrate what should be expected from issuer disclosure, says Stephen Erlichman.
The goal of the CCGG’s report is to illustrate what should be expected from issuer disclosure, says Stephen Erlichman.
The Canadian Coalition for Good Governance has released its annual best practices guide for proxy disclosure and recognized three companies specifically for their efforts to provide transparent information to shareholders.
Lawyers representing plaintiffs in a class action suit against Sino-Forest Corp. say a rumoured RCMP investigation into whether executives of the company defrauded Canadian investors will have no impact on how they will move forward with their action against it.
Sino-Forest’s logo at the entrance of its office in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters/Xavier Ng
Sino-Forest’s logo at the entrance of its office in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters/Xavier Ng
Peter Ronzee of Teck Resources Ltd. was recently named Western Canada GC of the Year.
Peter Ronzee of Teck Resources Ltd. was recently named Western Canada GC of the Year.
He was a reluctant nominee, but Peter Rozee of Teck Resources Ltd., has been named the Western Canada General Counsel of the Year for 2011.
Monday, 14 November 2011 08:00

Preparing for uncertainty

Preparing for uncertaintyAs Canada fights to stay out of a looming global recession, it seems corporate counsel are preparing for the worst with plans to bring more work in-house even as they expect to see an increase in the amount they will be challenged to do in the coming year, according to the annual Canadian Lawyer corporate counsel survey.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has cut the amount Great-West Lifeco Inc. must pay to former London Life Insurance Co. policyholders for illegally using money from their accounts to finance the takeover 14 years ago.
Video: ACC president on membership expansion in CanadaAssociation of Corporate Counsel president & CEO Veta Richardson talks about expansion of the ACC in Canada and the association's Member of the Year award winner, Ontario Chapter president Sanjeev Dhawan, at the annual meeting in Denver from Oct. 23-26.
Association of Corporate Counsel president & CEO Veta Richardson talks about expansion of the ACC in Canada, and the association's Member of the Year award winner, Ontario Chapter president Sanjeev Dhawan, at the annual meeting in Denver from Oct. 23-26.
Monday, 24 October 2011 09:55

An odd, but sensible, ruling

The vice chairman of the Ontario Labour Relations Board will continue to preside over a hearing involving a union group and an employer even though he has resigned to become in-house counsel for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.
Monday, 17 October 2011 09:55

Major bid-rigging case proceeding to trial

Peter Mantas says this bid-rigging case covers areas where there’s no precedent in Canadian law.
Peter Mantas says this bid-rigging case covers areas where there’s no precedent in Canadian law.
An Ontario judge ruled Oct. 5 that a case involving allegations of bid-rigging against several Ottawa-based IT companies will proceed to trial, possibly late next year.
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