on March 20, 2017
Please, let’s just keep this discussion between us, because I am a bit embarrassed to admit this. Depending on which stats you use, between 50 and 75 per cent of people admit to being terrified of speaking in public.
on February 20, 2017
There is an old saying that reads: “A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one.” With this phrase, I will waddle into the murky debate as to the role of the general counsel. More specifically, the discussion will focus on what is best, being a “generalist” general counsel or a specialist in-house counsel?
on January 23, 2017
In-house boutique law firm Simplex Legal LLP is expanding its footprint east into the Ontario market, opening a new office in Toronto.
March 2017, Volume 12 • Issue 2
Written by Shane SchickIssue Date: February 2017Just two days after Christmas this past December, an American company called E-Sports Entertainment Association went through most of the…
- Subtitle General counsel are taking on a larger role in protecting corporate data. With class action lawsuits threatening valuations of entire industries, they have no choice.
Written by Jennifer BrownIssue Date: February 2017Regulatory matters loom large for most in-house departments these days, but for the insurance and financial services sector in Quebec…
- Subtitle In-house departments in Quebec juggle provincial specific legislative and regulatory issues along with challenges of cybersecurity and growth through acquisition.
Written by Philippe Bélisle, Catherine PronovostIssue Date: February 2017In a decision issued in October 2016 (Fournier c. R), the Superior Court of Québec established that, in certain circumstances,…
- Subtitle Workplace Solutions
Written by Noel CourageIssue Date: February 2017Our predecessors have always been collectors. Hunter-gatherers survived in harsh climates by collecting stone axes, arrowheads, animal furs and the…
- Subtitle Intellectual Property
Those seeking to acquire the intellectual property rights of a bankrupt company are often faced with a unique set of…
- Subtitle Litigation and Arbitration
Written by Danny BradburyIssue Date: February 2017Every lawyer must manage client expectations, but nowhere more than in the fast-moving world of financial technology. One company, a…
- Subtitle Industry Spotlight
Written by Stefan DubowskiIssue Date: February 2017Managers of in-house legal teams often have a tough time making changes — introducing new processes, new technologies, encouraging employees…
- Subtitle Law Department Management
Written by Sheldon GordonIssue Date: February 2017In February 2015, Bell Media wrote to the CRTC requesting private meetings with some or all of the commissioners to…
- Subtitle Professional Profile
Written by Caroline MoreauIssue Date: February 2017In today’s modern business world, the topic of women’s representation on boards of directors and in senior management within reporting…
- Subtitle In Closing
Written by Jennifer BrownIssue Date: February 2017As you will read in both our cover story “The era of no excuses” and the interview I did with…
- Subtitle Editor's Box