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Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 07:58 PM

New chief judge’s personal ties prompt scrutiny of N.B. appointment process Scott Brittain

New Brunswick won praise this week for achieving gender parity on its provincial court, but the impending promotion to chief judge of a jurist with close friendship ties to the province’s premier and top judge has drawn attention to the appointment process. ... [read more]

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 12:38 PM

Hi-Tech: Right tools crucial to keep mobile data safe | Luigi Benetton

Brock Smith’s clients regularly send him documents to sign using tools like DocuSign or Adobe Acrobat’s signing feature. ... [read more]

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 08:40 AM

Bridging the chasm between Big Law and clients | Julius Melnitzer

This is not fake news: “Not a single client interviewed was satisfied with what law firms provide.” ... [read more]

Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 01:38 PM

Electronic registration of land titles to become mandatory in Manitoba Nancy Anderson

The land titles registration system in Manitoba is currently paper-based, but due to a modernization initiative, electronic registration (eRegistration) will be made available in December. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 12:48 PM

Top court makes changes to Law Clerk Program

The Supreme Court of Canada has made changes to its Law Clerk Program. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 09:46 AM

Tax Views: Enforcement of tax law in foreign courts | Vern Krishna

As multinational corporations increasingly engage in international trade, there is a risk that they may exploit the tax laws of countries to reduce their domestic taxes. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 02:57 PM

Hi-Tech: Customer relationship management invaluable for gaining, retaining clients | Luigi Benetton

Does your firm use CRM (customer relationship management) tools? If not you probably should be. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 01:09 PM

Moving your firm doesn’t have to be painful Steve Titus top

The good news is your firm is growing and you’re running out of space. The bad news? You’ve got to move. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 11:47 AM

Gowling WLG to launch pilot project using web-based analytics tool Brent Arnold

Next week, Gowling WLG will launch a pilot project around a web-based analytics tool that has the potential to reduce research time and predict the success or failure of a case. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 @ 01:59 PM

Court of appeal upholds Ontario Securities Commission rules of procedure Frédéric Duguay

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a decision by the divisional court in favour of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). ... [read more]