- … and other considerations when offering gifts and services abroad
- Practising In-house
At any given time, it is important to be able to look yourself in the eye and believe you are doing the right thing. The “right thing” is a course of conduct we pursue with few or no reservations. The “right thing” is behaviour we would have no hesitation disclosing to those we want to think well of us. As in-house counsel, we should always be trying to do the right thing for our organizations and ensuring our colleagues do the same.
- Are you proactively managing the legal documents in your department?
|Canadian legal departments are well behind their U.S. peers in adopting technology to streamline workflows. Image: Shutterstock|
Written by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: September 27th, 2012
|‘It was quite a long road to getting registered with the SEC,’ says RBC’s Erin Dion.|
- Junior mining company granted leave to appeal over injunction motion
|Kate Kempton says she and her clients do not agree with the leave to appeal decision.|
- In-house Coach
During my tenure as president of the Association of Corporate Counsel I was privileged to work with many outstanding in-house practitioners willing to share their knowledge so others could learn from their experience. One such person was Bill Lytton, our 2002 board chairman. Stated simply, working with him made you better, and it was fun.
Written by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: September 10th, 2012
|An arbitration board has upheld the decision by the Calgary Fire Department to temporarily suspend and demote a captain. Photo: Shutterstock|
Written by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: September 3rd, 2012
- Greater transparency is the goal of rules targeting payments, but will competitiveness suffer?
|Barrick Gold Corp., which is starting to mine gold on the Chile-Argentina border, says it already voluntarily publishes payments to governments.|