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  • Advocacy skills crucial for lawyers’ development

    Advocacy skills crucial for lawyers’ development

    Oct 1, 2018

    It has been a decade since the four-and-half-month period of practical skills training was eliminated as a result of major changes to the bar admissions requirements in Ontario.

  • Traditional marketing by lawyers can work

    Traditional marketing by lawyers can work

    Oct 1, 2018

    While it may seem to be an anachronism to anyone who is newer to the profession, it was not that many years ago that one of the major marketing decisions for lawyers was whether to take out an advertisement in the Yellow Pages that serviced the local community.

  • Artificial intelligence

    Oct 1, 2018

    Almost two decades ago, the word “globalization” was the buzzword on everyone’s lips.

  • Monday, August 13, 2018

    Monday, August 13, 2018

    Aug 13, 2018


    OBA Launches First Innovator-In-Residence Program

    Groom Joins McMillan, To Focus On Labour

    Windsor Seeks New Professors

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  • Connected devices can lead to security risks

    Connected devices can lead to security risks

    May 14, 2018

    An Ottawa lawyer says the makers and sellers of internet-abled devices are not governed by any particular provincial or federal legislation to ensure those gadgets are secure.

  • Concerns surfacing over use of personal info in AI

    Concerns surfacing over use of personal info in AI

    May 14, 2018

    As artificial intelligence develops and new approaches such as blockchain emerge dealing with huge amounts of data, lawyers say concerns are surfacing over the use and protection of individuals’ personal information. Imran Ahmad, who leads Miller Thomson LLP’s cybersecurity team, sees the potential for risk as he looks at the emergence and use of artificial intelligence.

  • Rulings help define privacy expectations

    Rulings help define privacy expectations

    May 14, 2018

    A pair of recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions sets the foundation for the reasonable expectation of privacy in the digital age. The rulings provide guidance in both criminal and civil law applications, say lawyers.

  • Lawyers preparing for mandatory data-breach reporting

    Lawyers preparing for mandatory data-breach reporting

    May 14, 2018

    Lawyers say they are ramping up in anticipation of the rollout of new mandatory data-breach reporting rules going into effect in Canada.

  • Beware the use of crypto-currencies

    Mar 12, 2018

    Crypto-currencies are the newest and biggest trend in the financial industry. Fuelled by millennials who have grown up in the digital age, their popularity is reaching new heights.

  • Social media posts not always part of litigation

    Social media posts not always part of litigation

    Feb 12, 2018

    Photos and other information on a protected portion of an individual’s Facebook page invoke privacy interests and will not necessarily be produced to the defence in personal injury litigation, an Ontario Superior Court judge ruled last month.

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