Do lawyers have a social and moral duty to embrace innovation to ensure access to justice?
After six years at Bank of Montreal, Bindu Cudjoe is moving to take on the role of senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Canadian Western Bank.
The current cannabis shortage could be stabilized by the spring of 2019, but it could eventually be replaced by a flood of product on the market that will then lead to lower prices and consolidation, say lawyers representing clients in the sector.
Ontario has implemented the latest phase of its response to the federal government's legalization of cannabis by passing new regulations around retail stores.
Zachary Kobrin has been watching the Canadian cannabis landscape for some time now and is preparing to navigate its securities landscape as the Florida-based medical marijuana company he represents prepares to go public on this side of the border.
When legal departments work collaboratively with their external firms and technology partners on real-world problems, innovation can happen in interesting and cost-effective ways and it doesn’t have to mean reduced fees for law firms.
Stikeman Elliott LLP has named a new chairman of the firm and three new managing partners in Toronto, Montréal and Calgary.
A Calgary law firm that does work in the fintech and crypto-currency sector has begun accepting payment for legal services in Bitcoin.
As with many general counsel in the cannabis industry in Canada, Jason Alexander is juggling all the issues in-house in the sector face every day, including whether or not travelling to the United States is a good idea right now.
For a second time, an arbitrator has ruled in favour of the Ontario Nurses’ Association, ordering a major hospital group in Toronto to rescind its “vaccinate or mask policy.”