Lang Michener InBrief Winter 2008/2009


LAW NOTES provide an excellent summary

of a variety of interesting topics, including

managing corporate reputation, business initiatives

for innovators and entrepreneurs, and

a look at biologics as a new growth area.

Efforts to combat mortgage fraud; planning

and financing small business ventures; the

crucial significance of notice requirements as

they relate to renewal provisions; and the new

humanitarian symbol are all canvassed in

separate NOTES.

The full-length articles cover a wide gamut

from practical tips about foreign travel to

trade recommendations about scaling back

restrictions on Canada’s foreign ownership

and a revolution in financial reporting.

In addition, the ins and outs of the national

“do-not-call list” are fully canvassed, as is

a new lawsuit that allows those trading in the

secondary securities markets to hold directors,

officers and “others” responsible for


In “…Hands Off the Cookie Jar…,” employers

may be heartened to learn that they

may have another quiver in their arsenal to

curb workplace theft and recover losses. Wiki

pages, diacritics, spoofed websites and the

need to better protect trade-marks all get

clarified in “The Internet Is Now Truly International.”

Brief Life Bites may provide a smile, and

we include your Letters and Comments and

also a little bit about us.

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