ADP, Toronto startup bring employment law insights to HR with AI-powered tool

ADP Canada is partnering with Toronto-based software startup Blue J Legal to bring its artificial intelligence technology to ADP's HR Assist product for small and medium businesses (SMBs). Blue J Legal's technology, combined

Published on: January 10th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

The Business Leadership Podcast: Mara Nickerson Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Mara Nickerson is Osler’s Chief Knowledge Officer and an acknowledged Canadian industry leader in legal services innovation and services delivery. She leads national teams who are responsible for professional development, knowledge management, records

Published on: August 29th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

The Internet may be global; the courts are not

Have you ever read something online that someone has written about you and found it so negative that you wondered, “How can I take this down?” If so, you are not alone. Many

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 Monica Goyal

Dentons kicks off program for startups’ legal needs

Multinational law firm Dentons is launching a startup program in Canada, helping tech startups incorporate and advising them on all things legal in their line of business. While Dentons Canada has already been

Published on: November 21st, 2013 Candice So

Corporation 101 for tech pros: Seven mistakes tech companies make when incorporating

Many tech startup operators are aware that incorporating their business provides many advantages. However, very few are aware of the incorporating missteps and misconceptions that could cause them headaches down the road. Here

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Corporations 101 for tech pros: Who makes up a corporation? (Part 2)

Shareholders and ‘the one man corporation’ There are three types of people involved with a corporation: directors, officers, and shareholders. Each of these groups has its own responsibilities and powers within the corporation.

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Law offers Canadian Web site operators inadequate protection against libel claims

Canadian law is sorely lacking when it comes to protecting website operators from claims of libel. The United Kingdom's laws on defamation are very similar those those in Canada. However a recent case

Published on: March 1st, 2013 Monica Goyal

Legal bits and bytes

I’m a Toronto-based lawyer and a technology entrepreneur. I’m also the founder of two companies: My Legal Briefcase and Simply Small Claims, which are online legal websites that provides automated legal documents and

Published on: February 28th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Legal issues to think about for 2012

by Monica Goyal The beginning of the year is great time to do a legal check up. Consider the following as you go into the New Year. 1.      Refresh your will – Revisiting

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Monica Goyal

How IT pros can avoid legal gotchas

As an IT pro, you could get in legal trouble without even realizing it. You may be liable for civil damages, criminal fines, and/or jail time if, while doing your job, you intentionally

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Peter S. Vogel

IT, meet Legal

At most organizations, the lawyers handle the legal work, IT oversees the technology and the two departments rarely (if ever) cross paths. That's simply no longer acceptable in an age where information is

Published on: September 12th, 2008 Jim Hurley