Outdated laws have created a class of undefined workers with undefined rights. How legislators respond will have severe consequences for businesses reliant on flexible labour.
Public companies must monitor practices of their global supply chains more closely
The global consolidation of law firms continues, and Canadian firms are not being left behind. In the past year, there were a record 91 mergers, according to a recent report from Altman Weil. This ...
Savvy firms are looking through the prism of generational change when it comes to how they do business. Those not doing that do so at their peril
Everyday objects are increasingly embedded with software, sensors and network connectivity, and collecting and exchanging data. With an infinite number of applications, legal implications are complex ...
Depending on one’s perspective, the Supreme Court of Canada’s companion decisions last month in Atco Gas and Pipelines Ltd. v. Alberta and Ontario v. Ontario Power Generation Inc. send decidedly ...
Recent court decisions on Aboriginal title are sending tremors through the mining sector in Canada
The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision recognizing title over a piece of First Nations land is having a major impact on investment in the resource sector
Courts, privacy commissioners and arbitrators have ruled on a wide range of workplace privacy issues and employers are watching the decisions very carefully
Stream financing is increasingly becoming a crucial third leg in how mining transactions are bridged, as highlighted by Lundin's recent $1.9-billion purchase of the Freeport-McMoRan copper ...
As Canada’s provincial securities regulators expand their reach, lawyers seek to expand their offerings to clients
Resource projects in northern Canada are poised to expand. The challenges for companies – and their law firms
– are complex
As securities regulators expand their reach, some corporate lawyers are questioning if this will usurp the role of the courts
Huge numbers of cash-strapped technology startups need solid legal and business advice to help them bring in serious money. How far are law firms willing to go to get that business?