Monday, 26 September 2011 12:40 Written by Jennifer Brown
|The Canadian investment community must be aware of international issues as well, says Carol Hansell.|
Monday, 19 September 2011 11:29 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Evan Johnston, pictured at the Calgary Stampede, has joined The Churchill Corp. as its first ever general counsel.|
I have spent most of my in-house career as the only lawyer and general counsel and most often I have been the first full-time lawyer in the organization. I have recently assumed the role of GC at my third organization. I have had many conversations over the years with other in-house counsel in similar positions about our shared experiences. Two key approaches are necessary to be successful and to make a difference both as a first/new lawyer or as a lawyer in a growing role in an organization:
An employee who made a “kitchen sink claim” against her employer has been ordered to pay substantial indemnity costs after she accused them of harassment, wrongful dismissal, breach of contract, and a list of other allegations.
Monday, 05 September 2011 13:25 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Sino-Forest’s logo at the entrance of its office in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters/Xavier Ng|
Monday, 29 August 2011 12:56 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 15 August 2011 09:50 Written by Andi Balla
In the last of four videos from the InHouse/Association of Corporate Counsel general counsel roundtable, moderated by Andi Balla and sponsored by Lerners LLP, our esteemed panellists discuss the aftermath of the European Court of Justice's Akzo Nobel ruling and the pressure it's putting on solicitor-client privilege for in-house counsel.
Monday, 15 August 2011 09:16 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Angelica Choc stands next to a sign that says “Adolfo Ich murdered by CGN. Mining is responsible.” Photo: Daniel Sosa|
Monday, 08 August 2011 12:25 Written by Andi Balla
In the third of four videos from the InHouse/Association of Corporate Counsel general counsel roundtable, moderated by Andi Balla and sponsored by Lerners LLP, our esteemed panellists discuss how are they are approaching privacy protection — protecting your brand, customer, or your employees — in their legal department.