Publication: Canadian Lawyer Magazine

First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Small estates need better access to probate: law commission

The Law Commission of Ontario released a consultation pape r today  calling for legal reform that would make probate more accessible for small estates, but the options on the table — such as shifting liability to executors — may leave some estate lawyers ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Firms give generously to Calgary law school

It’s been like Christmas in September for the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. (l to r) Justice Craig Jones, son of Mac Jones; Alastair MacKinnon, articling student at Bennett Jones and UC law alumnus; Perry Spitnagel, Bennett Jones’ vice chairman ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Joint Serious Offences Team already having an impact

For years, Canada has struggled to shake off its reputation as a haven for white-collar crime. But the patchwork nature of Canadian securities regulation, combined with a lack of resources and weak laws, have doomed previous efforts at increasing enforcement. ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

News Roundup - September 17, 2014

CanadaLaw enforcement agencies still making requests for personal data despite Supreme Court ruling , Toronto StarCharges of fraud and uttering forged documents against New Brunswick Liberal candidate dropped after review , The Globe and MailFalun Gong ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Can RCMP pass criminal case info to law firm for civil action?

The Superior Court of Justice has granted leave to appeal in a case that considered whether law enforcement can hand over information from a criminal case to a law firm acting in a civil action.In Massa v. Sualim Justice Thomas Lederer looked at whether ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Be present, practise better

This is a column I’ve been meaning to write for some time, and since the fall is usually my busiest time of year, there’s no time like the present. Which is sort of the point of this article: how mindfulness, meditation, and “being present” has benefited ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

News Roundup - September 16, 2014

Mike Duffy expected to push for trial in order to fight charges over his expense claims, The Globe and MailMurderer sues prison for immediate parole after arbitrary transfer to medium-security facility, The National PostMontreal couple convicted of laundering ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Xerox legal ‘leans’ on law firms for diversity statistics

Xerox general counsel Don Liu spoke at Hart House in Toronto last week about the importance of diversity in the legal department. Law firms who want to do business with Xerox Corp. Ltd. are well advised to complete its survey asking about the diversity ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Law firm beats debtor’s legal manoeuvre for $2.8 million

Lawyer Michael Myers had a rather unusual response to a demand letter he sent on behalf of his client, the National Bank of Canada, seeking debt repayment. Changes to Rule 2.1.01 allows judges to summarily dismiss vexatious actions without going through ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Client focused cost controls

Centers of excellence“Canadian lawyers typically don’t compete by reducing their own costs — that type of competitive advantage is lost on them. Gowlings seems to be the lone Ontario exception as they opened operations in Hamilton, Ont. (quite some time ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

LAWS’ first graduate to attend law school, a win for access to justice

Alissa Saieva first got a taste of the legal life while a student at Central Tech high school. Ten years ago, Ron Daniels, then-dean of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, realized attending law school was a privilege. For him, bringing more diverse ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The view from over the pond

The guidelines are actually the product of the Cloud Select Industry Group — subgroup on service level agreements (CSIG-SLA), a working group established in February 2013 as one of the key actions in the EU’s September 2012 European Cloud Computing Strategy ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]

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"Gail Vickery was one of our real pioneers in becoming the first female partner of Macleod Dixon, as well as one of our initial partners in our international office in Almaty, Kazakhstan,” said Paul Drager, a senior partner with Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP (which Macleod Dixon became part of in 2012). “Gail never shied away from challenges and served her multitude of energy, banking, and corporate clients exceptionally well.”"
Anyone who wants to become a Canadian citizen will have to continue swearing allegiance to the Queen, ruled the Ontario Court of Appeal. "The clients believe that swearing an oath to the Queen is repugnant" says Selwyn Pieters. In McAteer v...

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Small estates need better access to probate: la... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 16 hours ago]
Firms give generously to Calgary law school [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Joint Serious Offences Team already having an i... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
News Roundup - September 17, 2014 [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Can RCMP pass criminal case info to law firm fo... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
News Roundup - September 16, 2014 [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
Law firm beats debtor’s legal manoeuvre for $2.... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
Xerox legal ‘leans’ on law firms for diversity ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
Be present, practise better [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
Client focused cost controls [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
LAWS’ first graduate to attend law school, a wi... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
The view from over the pond [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
News Roundup - September 15, 2014 [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
SCC limits appeal courts’ ability to raise new ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
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