Monday, 07 July 2014 08:01 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Av Maharaj, former vice president and chief counsel at Kellogg has moved into an of counsel position at Faskens. Photo: Sandra Strangemore|
|'Sophie' and her fellow robots are designed to pre-screen job candidates and record applicant’s physiological responses. Photo: La Trobe University Bulletin|
Monday, 16 June 2014 08:00 Written by Fred Krebs
I recently read a thoughtful open letter to general counsel and law firms written by Daniel Desjardins, general counsel of Bombardier Inc. Stated simply, this letter offers sound advice.
Monday, 16 June 2014 08:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
In the fourth and final video from the InHouse general counsel roundtable, moderated by Jennifer Brown and sponsored by Field Law, the participants discuss the regulatory pressures their law departments are dealing with including Canada's Anti-Spam law, the new Alberta energy regulator and the"regulator" of public opinion.
Monday, 09 June 2014 08:00 Written by Renato Pontello
In 2009, the Ontario government introduced Bill 168, which amended the Occupational Health and Safety Act. It imposed positive obligations on employers to keep their workplaces free from violence and harassment. Similar legislation exists in other Canadian provinces.
|(l to r) Eric Sigurdson, TD Insurance; moderator Larry Swartz, Morneau Shepell Ltd.; and Steven Rosenhek, Faskens.|
Monday, 09 June 2014 08:00
Video: Ninth annual InHouse general counsel roundtable: Alternative service providers and fee arrangementsWritten by Jennifer Brown
In the third of four videos from the InHouse general counsel roundtable, moderated by Jennifer Brown and sponsored by Field Law, the participants discuss how they are using alternative service providers and fee arrangements and to what degree they are having success. They also talk about the conversations they are having with traditional firms about alternatives to the billable hour.
Monday, 02 June 2014 08:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
|‘For the past five years, change has been coming at lightning speed,’ says CSA’s general counsel Ellen Pekilis.|