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BLG Foresees Top 10 Legal Risks For Business In 2018

The report highlights challenges Canadian businesses are likely to face in the year ahead

Toronto (January 3, 2018)— 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 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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About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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