The report highlights challenges Canadian businesses are likely to face in the year ahead
TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to release its annual thought leadership report, forecasting the top 10 legal risks for business in 2018. Visit www.blg.com/top10 to download the publication.
BLG's Top 10 Legal Risks for Business in 2018 report features commentary from the firm's lawyers on the many legal challenges Canadian businesses are likely to face in the year ahead. These challenges are far-reaching and include cybersecurity and privacy, infrastructure, legalization of cannabis, failure to consider Aboriginal and treaty rights, tax reform, trade agreements and cross-border commerce, sexual harassment in the workplace, disruption by technology, environment and climate change, and class actions.
"At BLG, we understand that our clients require more than legal services from us," said Sean Weir, national managing partner and CEO of BLG. "They need sound business advice that will help them succeed in spite of the challenges they encounter in the fast-changing environment we work in. With our Top 10 Legal Risks for Business in 2018 report, we aim at giving them timely insight regarding some of the complex issues Canadian organizations will face, to assist them in anticipating issues and allowing them to plan accordingly."
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