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Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog 2. National Magazine 3. Risk Management & Crisis Response 4. Robeside Assistance 5. Official Clio Blog

University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog
ILSA Speaker Series: Maria Campbell

Today we conclude our week’s coverage on the Aboriginal Law Speaker Series, with an overview of Friday’s speaker: Maria Campbell. Campbell is a a Métis author, playwright, theatre producer, filmmaker, broadcaster, educator, and Elder. Her first book, a memoir titled Half-Breed, continues to be taught in schools across Canada. …

National Magazine
Proposed MAID regulations open door to self-incrimination for practitioners

The CBA’s End-of-Life Working Group has some concerns about the implications for medical professionals in the proposed Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying Regulations published in December. The regulations require medical practitioners and nurse practitioners who receive a written request for MAID, and pharmacists who dispense the drugs, to disclose certain information so governments can track how it is being used. …

Risk Management & Crisis Response
Regulators on both sides of the border pursue initiatives focused on investment adviser conflicts of interest

On February 12, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced a new self-reporting initiative that seeks to protect clients of investment advisors from undisclosed conflicts of interest when purchasing mutual funds. Under…

Robeside Assistance
#ThrowbackThursday: Demolition Before and After

Things are really starting to take shape in Phase 1 of our renovations project. It’s remarkable how quickly walls go down, come back up, and completely change the look of the space. I have a couple of photos here from before, and the current state of affairs. I’ll also answer a couple FAQs down below! …

Official Clio Blog
12 Data-Driven Ways to Improve Your Legal Practice

Every lawyer is different, but a few things hold true for just about every law firm, big or small: You need more cash flow and more clients. Period. There are a lot of pressures on the average small firm or solo lawyer, but a data-driven approach can ensure you’re taking an objective look at areas for improvement and making changes to make your firm more efficient. …

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