Written by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: August 5th, 2013
Video: Eighth annual InHouse/ACC general counsel roundtable on law department management: Making the business case to add lawyers in-houseWritten by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: August 5th, 2013
In the second of four videos from the InHouse/Association of Corporate Counsel general counsel roundtable, moderated by Jennifer Brown and sponsored by WeirFoulds LLP, the participants discuss how they make the business case to add additional staff and how they demonstrate the added value additional lawyers bring to the in-house team.
Video: Eighth annual InHouse/ACC general counsel roundtable on law department management: Succession planningWritten by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: July 29th, 2013
Written by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: July 22nd, 2013
|George Brown lost its argument that students weren’t consumers as defined in the CPA.|
- In-house Coach
I saw a recent article about lawyers working together that renewed my interest in generational diversity and caused me to think once again about the challenges of a multi-generational workplace. For most of us, the demographics of our professional environments cross three or even four generations. Thus, we face the challenge to avoid what the Conference Board of Canada has referred to as the “generation wars.”
- Is it time to update the world’s tax laws?
Written by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: July 8th, 2013
|Eleni Kassaris says she is surprised the court didn't tell doctors to get patient consent to release information to the class counsel.|
- Practising In-house
In Canada, a bidder interested in launching a takeover bid to acquire parts, or the whole, of a business will publish its intention either by posting a newspaper ad, delivering a bid circular appealing directly to the security holders, or, more typically, will send a “bear hug letter” to the CEO (and/or the chairman). In the latter case, if the letter is rebuffed, its only way forward is to launch a takeover bid directly to the target’s security holders.
Written by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: July 1st, 2013
|Oil companies’ collaboration to reduce trucking costs is not contrary to the Competition Act, says the Alberta Court of Appeal.(Photo: Todd Korol/Reuters)|
Written by Jennifer Brown Posted Date: June 24th, 2013