Yamri Taddese

Yamri Taddese

Yamri Taddese is staff writer for Canadian Lawyer and Law Times. She began her career with Carswell Media in 2012 and has also worked for the Toronto Star, Global Television, Berhan Television, and the Toronto Observer. Yamri can be reached at yamri.taddese@thomsonreuters.com.
Monday, 31 October 2016 09:00

Shifting gears

Shifting gearsWhen Lynn Korbak was a university student, she took a summer job securing bolts on a car assembly line. Now in a new role as Toyota Canada’s general counsel, Korbak’s objective is to spot and tighten gaps in legal risk at a time of big changes for the auto industry.
Monday, 05 September 2016 09:00

Marijuana Inc.

Marijuana Inc.A strong, new whiff of opportunity is blowing in the direction of Canadian business.
Monday, 27 June 2016 09:00

Adventures in Viceland

Adventures in VicelandNaomi Zener recalls being on an Air Canada flight departing from Toronto to a vacation destination when, already in relaxation mode, the entertainment lawyer and author casually picked up the in-flight magazine in front of her and scanning the ads spotted a problem.
Monday, 06 June 2016 09:00

IP into the future

IP into the futureIf James Watt, the inventor of the steam engine, thought getting a patent for his clunky machine in 18th-century London was tough, he’d not tried to protect something intangible that people cannot see, feel, or touch. Once exemplified by discoveries like Watt’s steam engine, innovation can now start and end with information, complicating exactly what we mean by “making something.” The value of protecting information-based inventions has risen with the speed of innovation, but designing intellectual property systems to suit today’s breakthroughs remains a slow, delicate art.
Strong, confident, competitive - Part 2This article is a continuation of 'Strong, confident, competitive' from the May 2016 issue of Canadian Lawyer magazine.

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Strong, confident, competitive - Part 1For the first time this year, Canadian Lawyer conducted a survey of Canada’s top 10 corporate law boutiques. The top vote-getters in this category were equally confident of their ability to match Big Law’s strength in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and securities work.
Will this be the year for an uptick in M&A for resource sector?More mergers and acquisitions activity may be coming down the pipes for the Canadian oil and gas sector, as companies can no longer delay the sale of non-performing assets, lawyers say.
Monday, 04 April 2016 09:00

The limits of open justice

The limits of open justiceOn the face of it, the Romanian-operated Globe24h.com web site looks innocuous. But at a recent gathering of administrative lawyers at the Ontario Bar Association, the general counsel for Canada’s privacy commissioner devoted time to talk about her office’s concerns with the site.
Monday, 07 March 2016 09:00

Laser focus

Laser focus“What we’re seeing, in Quebec anyway, is an overall increase in the volume of legal work that needs to be done. I think the issue is how much is being done in-house and how much is being done outside,” says Don McCarty, the managing partner of Lavery de Billy LLP, the top vote-getter in this year’s Canadian Lawyer top Quebec regional law firms survey. “When work is referred to private practice, it is often work that’s complicated, more specialized, or more bet-the-bank. Law firms are being used for more complex issues, more complex transactions, and more complex litigation.”
Should retainer agreements include fee arbitration clauses?Canadian in-house counsel often enjoy trusting relationships with their external counsel. When the two enter into a retainer agreement, neither party is generally worried the deal will end in a litigious fracas.
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