July 28, 2014
It won’t change or strengthen any laws around executive compensation but a recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal should have boards giving sober second thought to how they grant big bonuses and golden parachutes to top executives.
July 21, 2014
When undertaking an investigation in preparation for litigation, there’s always a danger it could fall into the other party’s hands through discovery. Litigation privilege doesn’t automatically apply to all investigative reports commissioned by a party.
July 14, 2014
Corporate conflict-of-interest policies come in many flavours. On the whole, they apply not only to employees but also to contractors and suppliers. The policies typically describe specific types of conflicts of interests and often principles to provide guidance on recognizing further conflicts.
June /July 2014, Volume 9 • Issue 3
For the first time since we started conducting our annual Canadian Lawyer InHouse General Counsel Roundtable we decided to take…
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Written by Vawn HimmelsbachIssue Date: May 2014Canada’s anti-spam legislation goes into effect on July 1, but there’s still a lot of confusion about what that means…
If there was a consistent theme that seemed to be running though my recent trip to Calgary for the Canadian…
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Written by Charlotte SantryIssue Date: May 2014The Competition Bureau is honing in on the pharmaceutical sector, amid concern about alleged market distortions caused by legal settlements…
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Ask a lawyer who has taken on the role as the first in-house counsel within an organization and they will…
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Written by Janet GuttsmanIssue Date: May 2014A think-tank’s new focus on international law offers the perfect combination of action and reflection for Oonagh Fitzgerald, named director…
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Written by Antoinette BozacIssue Date: May 2014The Ontario Securities Commission invited the public to submit comments to its proposed disclosure requirements regarding the representation of women…
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RT @TEDFLETT: My latest @CanLawMag #abinitio column on etiquette and student recruitment http://t.co/UTyVr9PTjG Thx @mcmillanllp and @mack…
RT @LegalFeedsblog: New blog post: U.S. court upholds $67-million verdict against TD Bank in Ponzi suit http://t.co/U6qOD3QmD0
RT @CdnPress: University of New Brunswick loses bid to have hockey discrimination case tossed http://t.co/01VA2kDEx0
RT @pmharper: Canada is announcing its intent to impose additional sanctions on Russia & agents of the Putin regime. http://t.co/WNBw1kQYrt…