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Call for Section Newsletter Content

  • 30 octobre 2018
  • Chris Chu

Have your voice heard! The Sole, Small Firm and General Practice Section Executive is asking members to contribute to our Section's regular newsletter.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale, Student Forum

Federal Budget 2018: Trust Reporting Requirements and Compliance

  • 23 avril 2018
  • Brittany Sud

In this article the author highlights the proposal in the 2018 Federal Budget to increase reporting requirements for trusts and the penalties for failure to comply.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale, Droit fiscal, Droit des fiducies et des successions

Retainer Agreements - What are they?

  • 21 avril 2017
  • Robert Shawyer

Common questions that clients have but seldom ask a lawyer when they go to see a lawyer for the first time is “what is a retainer?”, “How do retainer’s work?” and are there different types of retainers?” ... The purpose of this paper in a very general way is to explain what retainers are and the different types of retainers that lawyers can offer to perspective clients.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale

How to Respond to a Caller asking “Did you Prepare the Will of Mr. Smith?”

  • 02 mai 2016
  • Kathleen Robichaud

Law firms often receive phone calls asking if they have prepared documents for a certain person. Manotick, Ontario lawyer, Kathleen Robichaud, reviews how to respond to such inquires in accordance with the Rules of Professional Conduct.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale

Rise in Cybercrime: Spear Phishing and Ransomware

  • 02 mai 2016
  • Ian Hu

Ian Hu reviews recent cases of spear phishing and ransomware attacks on law firms in Ontario and provides some advice on protecting your firm from these new threats.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale

Three Tips for New Lawyers

  • 02 mai 2016
  • Anupa Varghese

Anupa Varghese provides some tips for new lawyers.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale

Dangers of Fixed-Term Employment Contracts

  • 10 février 2015
  • Stuart E. Rudner

Stuart E. Rudner of Rudner MacDonald LLP discusses the pitfalls of fix term employment contracts. Specifically, without a termination clause, employers ending a contract early will be on the hook for the balance of the term.

It is Time to Raise the Privacy and Security Bar

  • 10 février 2015
  • Bob Seeman

This article will help smaller firm lawyers better understand data security issues and also provides some questions to ask of technology providers that offer solutions to our profession.