A friend and former colleague, who has spent many years as general counsel to several organizations, recently moved into a role as chief operating officer. There is a piece in this month’s Canadian Lawyer InHouse magazine about Riccardo Trecroce, who also at one point in his career moved into the role of chief executive officer. These moves are still relatively few in number but certainly not unheard of.
Monday, 09 January 2012 11:01 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Baffinland Iron Mines’ Mary River Project north of the Arctic Circle must deal with Nunavut’s unique regulatory regime.|
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 11:19 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 19 December 2011 10:01 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 12 December 2011 09:41 Written by Cheryl Foy
Do your own insecurities, biases, and risk tolerances cost your company money in external legal fees? That’s a question I have been mulling over ever since I recently heard the managing partner of a non “seven-sister” firm suggesting that in-house counsel pay too much because they insist on going to the big firms for matters that smaller firms can do just as well and much less expensively.
An arbitrator has rejected the grievance of an employee who challenged her dismissal for uttering a death threat towards a co-worker in one of the first awards to consider the impact of Bill 168 on how parties must deal with workplace violence, and specifically verbal threats.
Sunday, 04 December 2011 11:32 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Jay Swartz, president of the Insolvency Institute of Canada.|
Monday, 28 November 2011 10:40 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 21 November 2011 09:39 Written by Jennifer Brown
|The goal of the CCGG’s report is to illustrate what should be expected from issuer disclosure, says Stephen Erlichman.|
Monday, 14 November 2011 12:19 Written by Jennifer Brown
Lawyers representing plaintiffs in a class action suit against Sino-Forest Corp. say a rumoured RCMP investigation into whether executives of the company defrauded Canadian investors will have no impact on how they will move forward with their action against it.
|Sino-Forest’s logo at the entrance of its office in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters/Xavier Ng|