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on April 17, 2017
Ontario in-house lawyers recognized for pro bono work
Some in-house counsel were recently recognized for pro bono projects geared toward helping communities in need of access to legal services in the Greater Toronto Area.
Practicing In-house
on April 17, 2017
Legal offshoring will soon be Uberized
Much has been written lately in regard to in-house legal departments offshoring work to non-traditional legal providers, be they firms or individuals in countries where legal services are available inexpensively.
In-house Coach
on April 17, 2017
The ‘plus-shaped’ lawyer for the 21st century
The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association’s national spring conference wrapped up Tuesday afternoon in Toronto. I was honoured and privileged to act, along with my colleague Mary Ellen Bench, as the co-chairperson for such a wonderful event. Speakers from across the country spoke on topical issues such as CASL compliance, the changing United States/Canada relationship, modernizing insurance coverage, drafting 101 and more.

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May 2017, Volume 12 • Issue 3
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    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: April 2017
    The numbers on e-discovery projects can be staggering both from a dollar and document perspective. E-discovery can represent 50 per…
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    Issue Date: April 2017
    While it may seem at times that in the world at large there is increasing resistance to facts and expertise,…
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    Written by Tim Wilbur
    Issue Date: April 2017
    More than 1,600 readers cast votes for their preferred suppliers and vendors in more than 40 categories. Highlighted are the…
    • Subtitle Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation will have further-reaching implications than many Canadian lawyers think, warn experts.
    Written by Danny Bradbury
    Issue Date: April 2017
    For years, Canada and the European Union have enjoyed a safe and comfortable relationship when it comes to data privacy.…
    • Subtitle Workplace Solutions
    Written by Sara Forte
    Issue Date: April 2017
    British Columbia amended its Human Rights Code in July 2016 to add “gender identity and expression” as a protected ground.…
    • Subtitle Intellectual Property
    Issue Date: April 2017
    On Oct. 30, 2016, Canada signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union. Just one day later,…
    • Subtitle Litigation and Arbitration
    Issue Date: April 2017
    Two recent decisions suggest that Canadian courts are ever more inclined to assume jurisdiction over civil claims brought by foreign…
    • Subtitle Industry Spotlight
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: April 2017
    Howard Morry has been associated with First Nations work since the 1980s in the early days of his career. Often,…
    • Subtitle Professional Profile: Brenda Stokes Verworn’s career involved a series of firsts including being the first woman lawyer in Welland, Ont.
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: April 2017
    Brenda Stokes Verworn left private practice to go in-house many years before doing so became a popular path for lawyers…
    • Subtitle Editor's Box
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: April 2017
    Does your in-house legal department have a formal written business plan? If you do, you’re among the approximately 25 per…
 
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