A federal Crown agency is not immune and must comply with letters of request to provide evidence and testimony in foreign proceedings, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled.
While much has changed over the past 20 to 30 years, there is still substantial continuity in the manner in which in-house counsel have contributed to the success of their employers. While the issues change and skills and techniques evolve, many of the basic concepts remain the same.
In-house counsel may be developing diverse internal departments and asking their external firms to staff with diversity in mind but when it comes to mediation or arbitration, diversity seems not to be on their radar.
April/May 2013, Volume 8 • Issue 2
Written by Jim MiddlemissIssue Date: March 2013Fred Headon and the in-house labour law team at Air Canada have learned more about pension law in the last…
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Issue Date: March 2013
When the Canadian Securities Administrators issued a call last summer for comment on the potential regulation of the proxy advisory…
Written by Vawn HimmelsbachIssue Date: March 2013New energy legislation in Alberta is designed to streamline the process for approving oil and gas projects — a process…
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Written by Vanessa ChrisIssue Date: March 2013The majority of in-house lawyers are familiar with the term secondment — the act of hiring a lawyer from an…
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Lynn Korbak has always had a guiding principle when it comes to taking the next step in her career. The…
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It’s not often that speakers at a conference are given so much real-time content to fuel their PowerPoint presentation but…
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Written by Jonathan LauIssue Date: March 2013The first quarter of the calendar year typically yields articles from experts extolling the importance of networking. We nod, shrug,…
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