Monday, 11 January 2016 11:46 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 11 January 2016 09:00 Written by Renato Pontello
Developing and implementing an employee stock option plan in a private, owner- managed business that is meaningful to employees and achieves corporate objectives is undoubtedly challenging. Potential pitfalls to owners include structuring an effective ESOP across multiple jurisdictions, having to provide financial disclosure, having to consider minority rights, taking into account employment and securities laws, being subject to greater employee scrutiny, and, of course, the cost and time required to design, implement, and maintain an ESOP.
Monday, 21 December 2015 09:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
Twelve months ago, when I wrote my first article for Canadian Lawyer InHouse, I questioned how much information/advice or support I could give to other fellow in-house counsel. No one is perfect and my career was in many ways still in its early stages of development. Nevertheless, I welcomed the opportunity to stand on this wonderful soapbox and communicate to each one of you several simple messages.
Monday, 07 December 2015 09:54 Written by Renato Pontello
Monday, 30 November 2015 10:34 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Infrastructure Ontario’s GC Marni Dicker was among the lawyers honoured in this year’s Women’s Executive Network Top 100 awards. Photo: Sandra Strangemore|
I recently spent a Sunday acting as an executive in residence at the Business Leadership Program for In-House Counsel run by the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association and Rotman School of Management. This seminar was being led by one of the most innovative and talented leaders in the legal profession, Ken Fredeen, the general counsel at Deloitte Canada. In this particular module, we were discussing the role of the general counsel. Some of the key issues included: