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June 29, 2015
The overseers of the enterprise
For our 10th annual InHouse Annual General Counsel Roundtable we went to the great city of Montreal where five experienced corporate counsel, who clearly love their work and are passionate about the role they play in enabling business, discussed at length the issues that consume their days and what makes for strong external law firm relationships.
June 29, 2015
Video: Making Rain: Call your business plan a summary
This month, executive coach Debra Forman helps you get past the terrifying prospect of drafting a business plan.
June 29, 2015
Guidance in secured transactions involving mortgages on real property
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in P.A.R.C.E.L. Inc. v. Acquaviva provides helpful guidance and reminders to lawyers advising borrowers and lenders in secured transactions involving mortgages on real property.
Ab Initio
June 29, 2015
Lawyers sexually harassing articling students is a thing
It’s an inconceivable thought for some, including this naïve columnist: a supervising lawyer sexually harassing an articling student. Members of a profession that protects one’s rights violating earnest newcomers.

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June 2015 • Volume 39, Issue 6
    • Subtitle Cover Story
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: June 2015
    Lawyer Norm Keith is 58 and laughs hard when asked about his readiness for retirement. “There’s an old adage that…
    • Subtitle 2015 Canadian Lawyer Legal Fees Survey
    Written by Michael McKiernan
    Issue Date: June 2015
    After years of steady decline, Canadian litigation fees have finally returned to the heights of the pre-global-recession era, but Canadian…
    • Subtitle Legal Report: Insolvency
    Written by Shannon Kari
    Issue Date: June 2015
    The overall financial situation for Target Corp. was relatively positive when it issued its third-quarter results last November. The net…


    • Subtitle Cross Examined
    Written by Janet Guttsman
    Issue Date: June 2015
    Kimberly Murray’s new job is, as she wryly points out, the fifth of 17 recommendations in the 2013 Iacobucci report on First Nations legal issues, and she actually asked the interview panel for assurances that she wasn’t being set up to fail.


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