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Monday, 27 February 2017 09:00 Written by Leena Yousefi
Monday, 27 February 2017 09:00 Written by Mark Warner
Over the last few years, the media has been full of daily references to industries being disrupted. The poster child for disruption is Uber, which disrupted municipal taxi markets with an “enter first and ask for permission later” philosophy. Airbnb similarly disrupted hotel markets by upending local zoning bylaws and regulations. In both cases, regulators were caught looking like Wile E. Coyote chasing the Road Runner unsuccessfully in the old Looney Tunes cartoons.
Monday, 27 February 2017 09:00 Written by Jane Southren
Have you ever wondered why so many lawyers refer matters to lawyers outside of their firms when there are lawyers inside their firms who have the experience and expertise to handle them? Making it all the more puzzling is the fact that it would often be to that lawyer’s financial advantage to refer the matter internally instead of externally.
Monday, 27 February 2017 09:00 Written by Mitchell Rose
As a civil litigator now practising as a settlement counsel and mediator in Ontario, I discovered certain legal tools that are useful for promoting early dispute resolution. However, ignorance of these provisions may prove hazardous and turn the tools into traps. As these provisions are not well known, I think of them as “secret.” I am revealing just three to you, but there are many others.
Monday, 20 February 2017 09:00
Thank you, President Trump: the best thing that's happened to the Rule of Law, journalism and humour since WatergateWritten by Tony Wilson
A few of my columns in 2016 dealt with the candidacy of United States President Donald Trump. I predicted on Oct. 24, 2016 in a column called "Thankfully, Biff Tannen will not be president" that there was no way he would be elected. Two weeks later, I had to eat my words in a column called "I was Trumped."
Monday, 20 February 2017 09:00 Written by Michael Spratt
Monday, 20 February 2017 09:00 Written by Simone Hughes
The lifeblood of a sustainable law practice is referring relationships. Your work and your income are dependent on others. You might want to think that it’s a solo act, but today, it’s about giving and receiving to keep you on the positive side of realization. Without referring relationships, you are out on the very cold streets — alone.
Monday, 13 February 2017 09:00 Written by Jane Southren
Monday, 13 February 2017 09:00 Written by Iman Abokor