Keeping clients ahead of the game with fresh perspectives on trending topics and key business issues from Canada’s legal-thought leaders.
Our topic centres are where Canada’s sharpest legal minds share their unparalleled expertise with colleagues and clients. Browse the topics below to stay ahead of the curve with the help of updates and legal analysis from Blakes lawyers on the new and emerging issues facing your business.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the business landscape across all industries by redefining traditional business practices and opening new possibilities for innovation. As with any transformative technology, there are inherent risks that require careful consideration. As one of the country’s largest and most experientially diverse practices, our multi-disciplinary team offers comprehensive counsel on AI issues in Canada.
Whether you are starting your business, raising funds or looking to invest in the next big thing, our Emerging Companies & Venture Capital team can guide you in your growth journey.
No business is immune to the threat of cyber criminals. Whether boosting your data protection measures, preparing for a possible breach via table-top simulation exercises or actively dealing with an attack, make sure the lawyers from one of Canada’s most comprehensive cybersecurity and privacy groups are in your corner.
The business case for a diverse and inclusive workplace is beyond debate, but regulatory requirements are rising just as quickly as public expectations in the area. Whether your organization is crafting policies, disclosing data or implementing plans concerning diversity and inclusion, Blakes lawyers are on hand to help you navigate the legal framework.
A revolution in investor attitudes toward sustainability and social responsibility has pushed ESG issues from the periphery of corporate decision-making to the very centre. Stay on top of legal developments, regulatory requirements and industry trends in this rapidly evolving area with the help of our multidisciplinary team of professionals.
COVID-19 gave employers and their employees a chance to showcase their resilience and flexibility as the pandemic ushered in a generation’s worth of workplace change in short order. With technology advancing exponentially and artificial intelligence opening up new opportunities, the coming years promise to be equally fast-paced. Stay ahead of the game with insights from Blakes lawyers.
As the business world faces supply chain disruptions, bloated gas prices and unrelenting inflation, multinational enterprises and companies seeking global expansion are at higher risk of encountering limitations in their operational and transactional activities. If you’re a foreign company doing business in Canada, our lawyers can help with breaking boundaries and opening new frontiers to help keep your business healthy and ready for any challenge.
Blakes is pleased to launch its fourth annual Canadian Cybersecurity Trends Study. Our study is divided into four sections, with each section examining a different component of the Canadian cybersecurity landscape. In addition to presenting trends in cybersecurity incidents, this year’s study provides readers with insight into trends related to mandatory breach reporting, cybersecurity litigation and incident preparedness, all with a focus on the Canadian market.