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Monday, 13 April 2015 08:00

Disrupting or just evolving?

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Cost pressures are the largest motivators for new ideas in the legal business.
Cost pressures are the largest motivators for new ideas in the legal business.
Corporate law departments under pressure to cut costs may be the main driver behind a revolution in the provision of legal services, but when it comes to innovation they may be hamstrung by their own lack of budgets to pull it off themselves.
Anand Hariharan only had to pay the OSC back half of the 623-per-cent profit he made.
Anand Hariharan only had to pay the OSC back half of the 623-per-cent profit he made.
A Mississauga, Ont., man has settled with the Ontario Securities Commission over trading on a tip from a friend that netted him a 623-per-cent profit in one day, even though the company wasn’t a reporting issuer in Ontario.
b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-INHOUSE_2015_March_Screen-Shot-2015-03-26-at-4.jpgIt may not be in its final hour, but more and more lawyers are conceding the billable hour is being put in its “proper place” and is in steady decline.
Monday, 16 March 2015 08:00

Our voice, our solutions

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b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-INHOUSE_Standard_photos_F.Garcia.jpgBased on statistics, a career in law was not in the cards for me. I arrived in Canada at the age of nine from Uruguay. English was not my first language. I attended several high schools in the Jane-Finch area in Toronto. I spent some time away from school before returning to get my high school accreditation. I did not have role models in the profession or a network of legal professionals to encourage me and show me that a career in law was possible for me.
Dan Revington is one of a handful of in-house and public sector lawyers running in the LSUC bencher election this year.
Dan Revington is one of a handful of in-house and public sector lawyers running in the LSUC bencher election this year.
While almost 100 lawyers have put their name forward to run for bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada, only a handful of those are in-house or public sector lawyers.
One trend driving M&A is disposition of non-core assets, says Craig Hoskins.
One trend driving M&A is disposition of non-core assets, says Craig Hoskins.
Despite what seems like an uncertain economy rocked by declining oil prices and regulatory impediments to cross-border transactions, Canadian merger and acquisitions are expected to increase in the next 12 months, according to a new study.
b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-INHOUSE_Standard_photos_renato-pontello.jpgCanadian businesses have an enviable record of being technology pioneers. Unfortunately our startups fail too often to capitalize on their technology lead.
Lisa Chamzuk says the penalties are not ‘designed to punish but to encourage compliance.’
Lisa Chamzuk says the penalties are not ‘designed to punish but to encourage compliance.’
Almost a year after coming into force, the CRTC has issued its first fine and notice of violation under Canada’s anti-spam rules to a Quebec company it says was in “flagrant” violation of the law.
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:00

The rise of ‘HR malpractice’ insurance

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Maureen Quinlan notes damages through Ontario’s human rights system are on the rise.
Maureen Quinlan notes damages through Ontario’s human rights system are on the rise.
Some groundbreaking decisions in labour and employment law may have some companies wondering what they would do if they were ever hit with a major claim they hadn’t budgeted for — could they foot the bill, not only for any damages awarded by a court, but for the legal costs incurred?
Katy Perry’s dancing Super Bowl sharks have become part of an IP battle. Photo: Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports
Katy Perry’s dancing Super Bowl sharks have become part of an IP battle. Photo: Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports
Who knew Katy Perry’s goofy dancing Super Bowl shark would become the focus of an intellectual property battle?
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