Regulatory requirements in Canada have wide-reaching effects for business and will continue to ramp up in 2018, potentially impacting cross-border competitiveness. We take a look at the issues that challenge business for the year ahead.
Why it can be a matter of ‘damned if you do, damned if you don’t.’ Whether you are an in-house lawyer, in private practice or in public service, Ontario lawyers are required by the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Rules of Professional Conduct to not disclose confidential client information to third parties.
SCC decisions on duty to consult provide clarity about how to proceed in the future, especially for indigenous peoples with modern treaty agreements.
As in-house counsel for Parex Resources, Matilde Corbacho bridges the gap between countries, languages and legal traditions.
Project management software can be used by both in-house and external firms to keep tabs on budget and progress of matter.
In-house counsel say boutique approach fosters familiarity and specialized knowledge of business.