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Posts from September 2013

Comply or Explain Why: OSC to Encourage Gender Diversity in C-Suite and Boards

Allison recently wrote an article in The Lawyers Weekly   on the Ontario government’s strategy for increasing the representation of women in senior management positions and on corporate boards, including the proposal of a “comply or explain” approach. Read the full article here.

By Karimjee Greene LLP September 25, 2013

Kumail Quoted in New Law Times Article on “Unbundling”

A family court litigant was successful in getting costs she incurred for unbundled services from several lawyers in a case a Superior Court judge described as an example of the courts “struggle to determine entitlement and quantum of costs.” Read the full article here.

By Karimjee Greene LLP September 20, 2013

Three Firefighters Dismissed Over Social Media Comments

This situation highlights how technology, particularly social media, continues to break down the separation between employees’ professional and private lives.  The lesson for employees is that your employer is watching you, and will care about what you say on social media.  If you make inappropriate comments on social media, even seemingly of a private nature, […]

By Karimjee Greene LLP September 19, 2013