2013 Legal Trends: A Forecast of the Year Ahead

2013 Legal Trends: A Forecast of the Year Ahead

We often highlight articles from our customers that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. We hope you enjoy this comprehensive analysis from Blakes LLP on the key trends that have emerged in the legal industry and how they will impact your business. 

As business and legal professionals prepare for 2013, it is important to understand the distinct trends that have emerged in the legal industry and how they will impact your business.

If you’re currently doing, or planning to do, business in Canada, we have identified the following key trends that may affect business in the year ahead.

  1. China
  2. Commercial Real Estate
  3. Competition Law & Foreign Investment Review
  4. eDiscovery
  5. Employment & Labour
  6. Environmental
  7. Financial Services Regulatory
  8. Income Tax
  9. India
  10. Information Technology
  11. Intellectual Property
  12. International Trade & Investment
  13. Life Sciences
  14. Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  15. Mergers & Acquisitions
  16. Oil & Gas
  17. Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation
  18. Power
  19. Public-Private Partnership
  20. Tax Controversy & Litigation

View the full article for more information on each trend.


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Content courtesy of Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes).