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Monday, 09 January 2012 11:20

Defining the boundaries of in-house counsel

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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.
Baffinland Iron Mines’ Mary River Project north of the Arctic Circle must deal with Nunavut’s unique regulatory regime.
Baffinland Iron Mines’ Mary River Project north of the Arctic Circle must deal with Nunavut’s unique regulatory regime.
If Canada wants to keep the investment community interested in the country’s natural resource sector it should find ways to better manage the red tape posed by regulatory regimes in this country.
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 11:19

Changes to export controls catch some off guard

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As of Dec. 16, there are products that now require export permits that did not a month ago. Photo: Shutterstock
As of Dec. 16, there are products that now require export permits that did not a month ago. Photo: Shutterstock
Changes to Canada’s Export Control List have left some companies scrambling over the holidays to figure out whether they now need permits to get their products to market in time.
The Supreme Court has made the difficult-to-deal-with standard of review easier, says one lawyer.
The Supreme Court has made the difficult-to-deal-with standard of review easier, says one lawyer.
The Supreme Court has upheld the decision of an Alberta privacy commission adjudicator in a case that challenged the timeline for the standard of review when dealing with a complaint.
Monday, 12 December 2011 09:41

Look for creative solutions to external legal bills

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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.
Monday, 12 December 2011 09:14

Verbal threats as workplace violence

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b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-INHOUSE_Standard_photos_justintetrault.jpgAn 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

Landmark Indalex case goes to Supreme Court

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Jay Swartz, president of the Insolvency Institute of Canada.
Jay Swartz, president of the Insolvency Institute of Canada.
Insolvency and pensions experts are applauding the decision of a three-judge panel of the Supreme Court of Canada that granted leave to appeal from the decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in a case that put pensions before creditors.
b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-INHOUSE_2011_November_liberte.jpgCanada is seen as a leader in food production and innovation but risks falling behind by not pursuing opportunities in international markets, according to a panel of experts from the sector.
The goal of the CCGG’s report is to illustrate what should be expected from issuer disclosure, says Stephen Erlichman.
The goal of the CCGG’s report is to illustrate what should be expected from issuer disclosure, says Stephen Erlichman.
The Canadian Coalition for Good Governance has released its annual best practices guide for proxy disclosure and recognized three companies specifically for their efforts to provide transparent information to shareholders.
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
Sino-Forest’s logo at the entrance of its office in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters/Xavier Ng
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