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What is the Corruption Perceptions Index and Why Does It Matter for In-House Counsel?

  • March 01, 2021
  • Susan Côté-Freeman & Amee Sandhu

On January 28, 2021, the much-anticipated Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2020 was issued by Transparency International. Governments, corporations and NGOs around the world await the annual listing. In this article, we will look at why you should as well and how you as in-house counsel can use it to help your organizations reduce corruption risk.

Has Your Password Been Stolen?

  • January 26, 2021
  • Lynne Yryku

Over the past decade, numerous websites and organizations around the world have had their user database compromised, resulting in email addresses and passwords falling into the hands of hackers. So what can you do to keep your information safe?

Navigating Cybersecurity and Privacy in a COVID-19 World

  • November 06, 2020
  • Argiro Kotsalis & Sepideh Alavi

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a number of impacts on how businesses operate, including a rapid rise in the work from home (WFH) model, the use of video conferencing platforms and increased access to employees’ health-related data for monitoring purposes. Like many other organizations, the Vancouver Airport Authority’s cybersecurity and privacy team has been taking proactive steps to mitigate these potential risks. Below is some guidance.

It’s Time for Unprecedented Change in our Profession

  • October 23, 2020
  • Brad Regehr

The COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement—which itself has become shorthand for systemic discrimination against any people due to their colour or creed, particularly Indigenous peoples in Canada—have highlighted both the limitations and inequities in the legal profession and the justice system, as well as the opportunities that can come from major disruption.

Failing Forward: A New Take on the Experience of Failure

  • October 13, 2020
  • Ashley Good

The most successful leaders are those who are able to learn and grow from these experiences. Yet, dealing with failure well is not a skill we are ever taught how to do. It is a skill we either learn the hard way, or not at all.

We Must Remove Barriers for Foreign-trained Lawyers

  • October 07, 2020
  • Dr. Kara Mitchelmore

Diversity means having a legal profession that reflects our population. Yet, foreign-trained law students, whether they are Canadians who study abroad or students who complete their law degree abroad before immigrating here, face daunting and unique challenges.

Strengthening Our Community: Thoughts from the CCCA Chair

  • September 24, 2020
  • Margot Spence

I begin my term as Chair in unprecedented times. The pandemic has increased the value we at the CCCA can provide to our members. I am proud of how we have handled the crisis so far, redesigning existing services and creating new ones.