As in-house law departments deal with budgeting pressures, demand for alternative fee arrangements may have reached a tipping point
Helping companies avoid getting snagged in the sanctions snare is an increasingly critical role for Canadian lawyers
In the electronic age, corporate reputations and even balance sheets can take a big hit from a few keystrokes — all with little fault on the part of the company that takes the hit. The Sony hacking ...
With alternative business structures looming, how much longer will the traditional law firm model dominate how legal services are delivered in Canada?
A recent memorandum of understanding between the federal Competition Bureau and the Ontario Securities Commission signals a trend towards increased information-sharing between regulators, although ...
Aboriginal entities in Canada could face cutbacks on federal transfer payments if their compensation from extractive projects are disclosed under the new federal transparency act, according to legal ...
The life sciences sector has seen a huge increase in deal activity that includes regulation, litigation, competition and corporate law, IPOs and M&A work. Optimism reigns in this growing area
Since the SCC judgment that the Tsilhqot’in hold title to land in BC, many Aboriginal land claims suddenly look more legally viable. What does it mean for Canada's resource economy?
A new majority government, planned investment and legislative changes may kick-start Quebec’s mining development
Shareholder activist tactics are evolving, from Twitter to golden leashes to vote buying
The complex, high-profile Chatr Wireless case had none of the nastiness that often characterizes high-stakes litigation, despite both sides aggressively advocating on behalf of their clients
By offering a range of secure and anonymous reporting channels, companies can empower employees to take the risky step of reporting ethical or legal breaches
Securities Bar skeptical of ‘guidelines' intended to bring proxy advisory firms to heel
By Sheldon Gordon
CORPORATE LAWYERS and their clients are waiting to see if Canada's ...
In the wake of Heenan Blaikie's demise, over 500 lawyers suddenly became available across Canada. Where the lawyers went says a lot about the legal market
Elimination of prior-use requirement will make it easier for trademark registrants to press their claims
By Julius Melnitzer
CANADA'S BUSINESS community and most – but not all – of the ...
Company fined $90,000 for Iranian shipment worth $15
By Paul McLaughlin
WHEN LEE Specialties Ltd. of Red Deer, Alberta, was fined $90,000 in April 2014 for having attempted to import 50 ...
Conflicting priorities, most recently between environmental claims and the need for business continuity, highlight the difficult tightrope courts must walk in insolvency proceedings
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has its sights set on corporations structuring their businesses to eliminate their tax burden. Canadian companies and their tax lawyers are ...
Will current activist tactics, from Twitter to golden leashes to vote buying, mean an even bumpier ride for companies involved in proxy fights?