Legal departments in companies operating in Manitoba and Saskatchewan are dealing with demands to serve their global audiences.
For the most part, when I talk to general counsel in Canada for stories and at events, they say the majority of the work they send out is still going to a traditional law firm model where lawyers charge by the hour or they have agreed on some special fee arrangements.
The federal government has backed away from its July 17, 2017 proposal on how the taxation of passive investment income for Canadian-controlled private corporations would be taxed.
Racialized and diverse lawyers from private practice who are interested in pitching for work from big companies such as Home Depot, Bruce Power, BMO Financial, Nissan Canada and more are invited to sign up for the Diversity Pitch Event March 7 in Toronto.
Is ‘judicial attitude’ to blame for discrepancy in damage awards in provinces outside Ontario?
Big law firms continue to prosper but as clients push for convergence will the big four accounting firms be the ones in-house counsel look to in the future to satisfy all of their needs?
Ontario is seeking further comment on aspects of its Whistleblower Program, including a proposed revision to clarify that in-house counsel who report misconduct in breach of law society rules won’t be entitled to cash awards.
A new year sparks many to evaluate their current situation and make goals for the future.
Law firms are responding to more RFPs and requests for alternative or appropriate fee arrangements than ever before, but are legal departments getting what they need from these approaches?