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October 5, 2015
Entity regulation - whaaaaat?
Most lawyers have likely heard or read the phrase somewhere, and yet to many, “entity regulation” doesn’t really mean much. But as law societies across Canada consider what could be the biggest shift in the regulation of the legal profession in the last century, becoming familiar with entity regulation may no longer be an option.
October 5, 2015
Where was compliance at Volkswagen?
The scandal currently rocking Volkswagen could take “months and years” to overcome and is proof compliance programs need to be brought from the back office to the front office, say risk management experts.
October 5, 2015
With privilege comes the responsibility of reconcilliation
As incoming 1Ls to the Peter A. Allard School of Law, my fellow classmates and I were well aware that with our entry into law school we would be embarking on a daunting endeavour of slogging through casebook after casebook with the hope of one day joining the company of a privileged few.

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October 2015 • Volume 39, Issue 10
    • Subtitle Cover Story
    Written by Yamri Taddese
    Issue Date: October 2015
    Most lawyers have likely heard or read the phrase somewhere, and yet to many, “entity regulation” doesn’t really mean much.…
  • Written by Ian Harvey
    Issue Date: October 2015
    You’ve been called to the bar. Congrats. Now you have a lot to learn. Turns out knowledge of the law…
    • Subtitle Legal Report: Trusts & Estates
    Written by Marg. Bruineman
    Issue Date: October 2015
    Looming changes to the Income Tax Act introduce a “whole new world” to the future of estate planning in Canada,…


    • Subtitle Cross Examined
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: October 2015
    Whether it’s in the courtroom or on the ball diamond, Jack Fireman brings the same approach to winning — preparation and solid team building net you the best result.


  • Written by Philip Slayton
    Issue Date: October 2015
    Billie Holiday, in her 1939 song Strange Fruit, sang: “Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze. Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.” She was singing about lynch mobs. In the southern United States, in the late 19th century and first half of the 20th century, mobs of white people…
  • Written by Gail J. Cohen
    Issue Date: October 2015
    In the close to two decades I’ve been working in the legal community, it never ceases to amaze me how truly inspirational many lawyers, judges, and others in the profession are.
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