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Thursday, April 07, 2016 @ 08:00 PM

Space: The final financial frontier, legally speaking

Space may be the final frontier but it represents the start of a whole new world to the mining industry. With rising concerns about the sustainability of global natural resources reserves, the stage is slowly being set to exploit minerals on the Moon and even on the countless asteroids orbiting the Earth. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 27, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

Winds of change gathering over profession, chief justice tells CBA

The Chief Justice of Canada has put fresh wind in the sails of lawyers pushing to lift the regulatory ban on non-lawyer ownership of law firms, say proponents of alternative business structures (ABS). ... [read more]

Thursday, February 05, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

Lawyers see ‘considerable’ risk, scant prospect of reward in ABS

The growing debate over non-lawyers owning law firms should be resolved as part of a larger conversation regarding modernization of lawyer regulation, says the County and District Law Presidents’ Association. ... [read more]