Opinion

Gender gap and the GC

Gender gap and the GC

Women are still under-represented and under-paid in in-house legal sector, says Simon Fish

The effective law department

The effective law department

Richard Stock explains why innovation and delivering results are hallmarks of leading law departments

Office romance a poor idea

Office romance a poor idea

Office romances are a fraught affair. In a recent 2019 Vault survey of over 700 participants, over 60 per cent of respondents admitted to dating a co-worker. In a Career Builder survey, only 36 per cent of respondents admitted dating a co-worker.

Better together: Investing in solutions to create affordable housing

Better together: Investing in solutions to create affordable housing

I joined Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation in the summer of 2015, almost four years ago, excited to support the housing agency’s role in serving Canadians.

When it comes to AI regulation, Canada can do better

When it comes to AI regulation, Canada can do better

In 2018, the Future of Life Institute — a think tank led by tech industry leaders such as the founders of DeepMind, Google executives and Elon Musk — pledged not to develop artificial intelligence weapons that could make decisions to take lives and called for regulation to prevent their development.

No mulligans: The SCC highlights the ‘difficult strategic choice’ faced by Quebec defendants sued abroad

Recently, in Barer v. Knight Brothers LLC, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the applicable threshold for a party’s submission to a foreign court’s jurisdiction under the Civil Code of Quebec.

Increasing use of IP  for blockchain inventions

Increasing use of IP for blockchain inventions

While there is no agreed-upon definition of blockchain, this technology is often associated with an append-only, tamper-resistant, distributed ledger of peer-to-peer transactions maintained by a decentralized network of participants.

The in-house world is where it’s at

The in-house world is where it’s at

Allow me to say hello. This is my first issue of Canadian Lawyer InHouse magazine. It’s a community I have had the pleasure of working with in my prior role as editor of Law Times, which focuses on the Ontario legal community.