Canada’s outdated financial regulation is incapable of dealing with today’s cyber-crime. Lawyers in the field are calling for an overhaul.
A door to preemption may be opening in Canada. And while multi-jurisdictional product-liability class actions remain uncertain, the mass tort movement has found increasing favor.
Governments have gotten the ball rolling on climate change plans. How quickly those plans unfold — and what level of financial support they entail — remains to be seen
Canada’s new say-what-you-pay rules follow an international trend that is radically changing how governments in developing countries work with mining companies
For Canadian municipalities, the federal government’s “Investing in Canada” $120-billion infrastructure plan, as outlined in the March 2016 budget, is both timely and critical. Across the country, ...
The blurring of lines between Big Law and New Law is getting blurrier, and it’s about time — even though the blur is still years away from being a blend. Lately, there has been a flurry of hook-ups ...
Franchisors face a complex and challenging legal environment across Canada
Existing technologies are achieving scale, the price is dropping and new technology is evolving rapidly
Interest emanating from state-owned enterprises, insurance companies and private interests
BayBridge offered double Amica’s market value, but the deal was hardly a love-in
Modern document automation goes beyond auto-fill. Coupled with artificial intelligence, this unstoppable force is poised to drive down legal costs and change the way lawyers practise
Gowlings has made the bold decision to become part of a global law firm with offices in 18 cities around the world under the name Gowling WLG. I have been asked by many colleagues why. Interestingly, ...
Many factors figure into whether a firm remains independent or joins an international one. As global consolidation continues, law firm leaders have to carefully choose which route is best suited to ...
In a less than stellar year for business, only the decisions relating to privilege, certification and leave can be seen as decidedly positive in our Top Ten Cases of 2015 list. Canada’s courts ...
Fierce pressure on large and mid-size domestic law firms is coming from all sides and fronts – including highly aggressive and hungry competitors – and success is being defined and measured by ...
The federal government has enacted tough regulations to fight corruption by Canadian companies doing business abroad
Critics have labelled Canada an intellectual property outlier. Changes are afoot to address this controversial moniker
Understanding Aboriginal interests has become an issue that companies and their advisers downplay at their peril
Liability for data breaches is no longer isolated to the IT department. Lawyers, executives and boards of directors are scrambling to provide protection and manage risks for cybersecurity
Are Canada’s financial markets adequate for infrastructure project needs?