Getting to know who you are, what you’re good or not so good at, what your blind spots are, and how others perceive you is one of the best things you can do to enhance your effectiveness in any in-house role.
Monday, 07 November 2011 09:51 Written by Jennifer Brown
The Ontario Court of Appeal has cut the amount Great-West Lifeco Inc. must pay to former London Life Insurance Co. policyholders for illegally using money from their accounts to finance the takeover 14 years ago.
Monday, 31 October 2011 10:41 Written by Jennifer Brown
The vice chairman of the Ontario Labour Relations Board will continue to preside over a hearing involving a union group and an employer even though he has resigned to become in-house counsel for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.
Every businessperson prides him or herself on being able to negotiate well. Very few do. As in-house counsel, you are in the best position to improve your company’s approach to negotiations. Blast the myth that in-house counsel simply “paper the deals” — we don’t (at least not if we’re doing our jobs well). So what do you need to do to move the negotiation skills bar upward in your organization?
Monday, 10 October 2011 10:40 Written by Jennifer Brown
The new executive director of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance knows he is taking on the role at a pivotal time in the history of the securities industry in Canada.
Monday, 03 October 2011 21:56 Written by Jennifer Brown