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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 2:41 PM

Borden Ladner Gervais adds e-discovery expert

Kelly Friedman is now a national counsel with the discovery services group at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG). ... [read more]

Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 1:05 PM

Technology expert becomes Bereskin & Parr partner

Paul Horbal has been admitted into partnership at Bereskin & Parr LLP. ... [read more]

Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 8:11 AM

Securities regulators warn about risks of trading cryptocurrency Louis Morisset

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has issued a warning to investors and dealers about futures contracts involving cryptocurrencies, such as the digital currency bitcoin. While such contracts may be traded on regulated exchanges and cleared by regulated central counterparties, cryptocurrencies carry a high level of risk unsuitable for all investors, they cautioned. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 12:13 PM

New members join Gilbert’s LLP

Toronto-based Gilbert’s LLP has welcomed two new partners and a new associate. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 09, 2018 @ 11:21 AM - Last Updated: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 @ 3:18 PM

First live webcast of treaty case advances reconciliation, public’s access to trials Joe Arvay

The Ontario Superior Court has ordered what is believed to be the first gavel-to-gavel live streaming and archiving of a full trial. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 04, 2018 @ 1:42 PM

Companies move forward in Ontario AI Legal Challenge

Six startup technology companies have made it past the first round of judges at the Ontario AI Legal Challenge. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 @ 2:23 PM

Three technologies that will shake up the legal world in 2018 Carla Swansburg

The cloud, blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) are the technologies predicted to play the biggest role in the legal world this year. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 @ 3:00 PM

Artificial intelligence to make legal tech breakthrough in 2018: experts Michael Power

Experts expect 2018 to be the year that artificial intelligence (AI) makes its presence truly felt in the Canadian legal world. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 @ 12:31 PM

Cross-border searches put client privacy at risk, experts say

The annual vacation in Sarasota, the IP convention in Dallas, the guest lecturing opportunity in Boston. These are the types of trips that routinely require lawyers to cross the 49th parallel into the United States and back to Canada. However, such trips are no longer routine. As security on both sides of the border ramps up, lawyers may find themselves in jeopardy of violating lawyer-client privilege, being unable to enter another country as a result and even being detained.   ... [read more]

Thursday, December 28, 2017 @ 10:56 AM

Lawyers need to get comfortable with digital evidence Michael Mulligan

Even though technology is all around us — from cell phones to computers to always listening personal digital assistants in our homes — it doesn’t mean everybody has an equal understanding of how digital information is created and stored and accessed, and that includes lawyers. ... [read more]