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Small but mighty - Part 1


Small but mighty - Part 1Insurance Defence Boutiques


Carolena Gordon, senior equity partner at Clyde & Co. in Montreal, says all her conversations these days have a common focus, and that is modernization.
Published in Boutique Firm Rankings
Monday, 03 October 2016 09:00

Demand for cyber-insurance on the upswing

Demand for cyber-insurance on the upswingAwareness about cyberbreaches has reached the mainstream, but the law is still nascent
Published in Features
Directors’ and officers’ insurance – gaps in coverageIn my July article “Do in-house counsel need additional insurance?”, I recommended in-house lawyers who also act as corporate directors consider whether they are adequately covered by insurance and indemnification agreements.
Published in Latest News
Do in-house counsel need additional insurance?In the last 15 years there has been an increase in the number of lawsuits brought against in-house counsel. The tide seems to have turned with the Enron case in 2001 and in 2005 when the issue of stock-option backdating gained a wider audience. All of a sudden activist shareholders, securities regulators, and the courts seemed ready to place in-house counsel under closer scrutiny.
Published in Latest News
Is cyber-liability insurance the answer to data breaches?There is no doubt the world can be a scary and threatening place in which to do business. Cyber attacks are on the rise. Estimates show cybercriminals unleash 3.5 new threats targeting small and medium businesses every second.
Published in Web exclusive content
‘There are still companies out there who are not changing their habits,’ says Kevin MacNeill.
‘There are still companies out there who are not changing their habits,’ says Kevin MacNeill.
Two directors of a company in Ontario have received jail time and a $250,000 fine for violations that led to the death of a warehouse worker.
Published in Latest News
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If your company or organization has executives and employees travelling to and working in potentially volatile locations around the world, managing the risk associated with making sure they don’t become a target for kidnapping may well fall under the responsibilities of the legal department.
Published in Latest News
Monday, 06 January 2014 08:00

Bill 146 may be much ado about nothing

Employers are being advised to wait and watch what happens with Ontario’s new workplace legislation. Photo: Shutterstock
Employers are being advised to wait and watch what happens with Ontario’s new workplace legislation. Photo: Shutterstock
Employers are being advised to wait and watch what happens with bill 146’s proposed changes to employment legislation in Ontario as the political climate in the province means it may not get passed before voters potentially go to the polls this spring.

Published in Web exclusive content
Monday, 16 December 2013 07:00

The buzz on show biz insurance

The buzz on show biz insuranceMichael Jackson’s death may have come as a shock to fans and concert-goers back in 2009, but it’s currently causing a kerfuffle in the insurance industry.
Published in Issue Archive
As they clean up, flood victims have lots of questions about their legal rights and Calgary law students are helping out with that. Photo: Andy Clark/Reuters
As they clean up, flood victims have lots of questions about their legal rights and Calgary law students are helping out with that. Photo: Andy Clark/Reuters
A group of law students at the University of Calgary is pitching in to help those affected by the recent floods in Alberta.
Published in Latest News
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