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Business heaves sigh of relief as federal government suspends controversial private right of action provision in anti-spam law

Canada’s business community has just heaved a huge sigh of relief.

The federal government issued an Order in Council that suspends the controversial implementation of the private right of action under Canada’s Anti-Spam legislation (CASL) until the completion of a parliamentary review due to “broad-based concerns” raised by businesses, charities and the not-for-profit sector.

Managing partners say their lawyers are underperforming

Your boss is not impressed with your work. You underperform. You are not busy enough. You have weak business development skills. And on top of that you are resistant to change.

That is the telling, and damning, portrait laid bare by managing partners and chairs at 798 US law firms with 50 or more lawyers who were polled by American legal management consulting firm Altman Weil.