The article is accurate so far as it goes. But it does not go nearly far enough. It gave me the impression that this is a racket from which no lemming can escape. It focuses too much on gloom and doom and acts as if law students are pawns in a game where they have no control. … [Read more...] about Mostly Dead Comments on Irrational Exuberance: the Shortcomings of Legal Education.
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WHEN LEXPERT, TOGETHER with Deloitte, The Globe and Mail and Thomson Reuters, created the Canadian Dealmakers Program in 2007, the driving force was to look beyond the deals that define Canada’s capital markets and celebrate the executives, in-house counsel, lawyers and bankers who actually shaped those transactions.The program works like this: nominations are collected and turned over to an adjudication panel to determine which ones best benefited both their industries and this country as a whole. The panelists, leaders in Canada’s business community, look for hallmarks of excellence. They can range from the creation of shareholder value to the promotion of growth and innovation; deal-making that brings the company up to a new level in its market; stewardship through new legal or regulatory terrain; or even, in the case of banks, the sheer number or value of deals completed in a single year.Once the decisions are made, the winners are recognized at the annual Canadian … [Read more...] about Canadian Dealmakers of 2016