Legal services regulation news

* Note: Bolded titles indicate news items related to Nova Scotia.

Legislative changes required for legal services regulation in Nova Scotia
​NSBS | November 16, 2016

Pilot project update: Management System Self-Assessment Tool
NSBS | November 15, 2016

Innovating Regulation Consultation Report Released
Legal Sourcery | October 27, 2016
By Barbra Bailey, Policy Counsel, Law Society of Saskatchewan

The Lawyers Weekly | October 21, 2016
By Cristin Schmitz 

Introducing the Management System Self-Assessment Tool: Q&A with the Legal Services Support Officer
NSBS | September 9, 2016

Transforming regulation: An international discussion
Darrel Pink, NSBS Executive Director | September 8, 2016

Self-assessment models emerging in Colorado & Illinois
NSBS | September 8, 2016

LSR and A2J come together
NSBS | September 8, 2016
NSBS | September 8, 2016

Nova Scotia lawyers get new training regimen
The Lawyers Weekly | August 19, 2016
By donalee Moulton

Slaw.ca | July 13, 2016
By Malcolm Mercer 

LSUC backs ‘sea change’ in regulation of lawyers
The Lawyers Weekly | June 13, 2016
By John Schofield

Why the Law Society of Upper Canada’s move toward ‘entity regulation’ matters: Nova Scotia is ahead of the wave in numerous ways these days
Financial Post | June 1, 2016
By Drew Hasselback

Ethics: Preventive Regulation
Illinois Bar Journal | June 2016
By Ed Finkel

Re-thinking lawyer discipline: Taking a risk-based approach
CBA National | May 24, 2016
By Emily Alderson

25th F.B. Wickwire Memorial Lecture: In Search of the Ethical Lawyer
The Society Record | Vol. 34 No. 1 Spring 2016

9 Emerging Truths About Legal Service Delivery
Law Matters, CBA Alberta | Spring 2016  

Orphaned Again? The Place of Government Lawyers Within New Regulatory Paths
Slaw.ca | April 19, 2016
by Amy Salyzyn

Transforming regulation: Will you volunteer for pilot project?
NSBS | April 8, 2016

Update: Consultation with the legal profession
Darrel Pink, NSBS Executive Director | April 7, 2016

Mitch Kowalski: Entity regulation comes to Canada
LEGAL POST | February 23, 2016

Looking ahead: Legal entity-based regulation
CBA National | February 23, 2016

ABA Journal | Feb. 8, 2016

Consultation update: Management System for Ethical Legal Practice
Darrel Pink, NSBS Executive Director | February 3, 2016

Regulation Reform: Cross-Canada checkup #2
LSUC, LSA, LSBC | Feb. 2, 2016

Community engagement and legal services regulation
Jane Willwerth, NSBS Information Specialist | Feb. 2, 2016

Doing things differently: Triple-P approach infuses NSBS operations 
NSBS | February 2, 2016

Canadian Lawyer / Legal Feeds | February 2, 2016
LAW TIMES | January 25, 2016

Innovating Regulation on the Prairies
SLAW | January 20, 2016
by Karen Dyck

Five Transformative Bar Reform Ideas To Get to 100% to Justice — Paper Abstract 
Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog | January 5, 2016

A Review of Possible Elements of Deregulation of Law, Gleaned From Current Conversations 
Richard Zorza's Access to Justice Blog | December 9, 2015

ABA Commission Suggests Overall Regulatory Objectives
Bloomberg BNA Legal News | October 21, 2015
By Joan C. Rogers

Legal Practice and Legal Delivery: An Important Distinction
Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business | October 20, 2015
By Mark A. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Legalmosaic

LSUC takes most controversial ABS idea off table
THE LAWYERS WEEKLY | October 9, 2015
By Cristin Schmitz
 

Canadian Lawyer | October 5. 2015
By Yamri Taddese (Cover story)

Regulation reform: A cross-Canada checkup
Darrel Pink, NSBS Executive Director | September 23, 2015

The Globe and Mail | Sep. 22, 2015

OPINION: Debate over ABS must continue: Headon
Canadian Lawyer / Legal Feeds | August 6, 2015 

The Globe and Mail | August 5, 2015
 
Have we reached the end of the partnership model?
ABA Journal | August 1, 2015

Law Society hosts legal regulators
LSUC Treasurer's Blog | July 30, 2015

The term "ABS" is becoming an obstacle to reform
BLOG: The Regulation of Legal Services | July 30, 2015

The Winds of Change
Slaw.ca | July 29, 2015

“Compelling case” for reform of regulation, says LSB, as focus on independence intensifies
legalfutures | July 27, 2015

Ontario poll results show ‘big support’ for entity regulation
LAW TIMES | July 13, 2015 

When it comes to law firm mergers, is getting bigger always better?
Legal Post | July 10, 2015

LSB and SRA publish joint research into innovation in legal services 
Legal Services Board (U.K.) | July 7, 2015

Regulatory reform explored as compliance-based approach considered
Law Times | July 6, 2015

N.S. moves forward on ‘entity regulation’
The Lawyers Weekly | July 3, 2015

Will Ontario lose out on ABS? Four provinces (including NS) have paved the way for alternative business structures. Ontario is not among them.
Lexpert Magazine | July/August 2015 issue

Changes in Manitoba would allow regulation of law firms
Canadian Lawyer | May 8, 2015

Manitoba Law Society will get expanded powers to regulate law firms, lawyers
Winnipeg Free Press | May 7, 2015

Move towards entity regulation gathers steam
LAW TIMES | May 4, 2015

Summit on legal innovation in legal services gets underway in Silicon Valley
ABA Journal | May 3, 2015

Entity Regulation moving forward
The Society Record | Spring 2015

Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society: Exploring a legal coaching model
NSRLP | November 19, 2014

Entity Regulation 101: Transforming regulation and governance in the public interest
The Society Record | Fall 2014

‘Triple-P’ regulation in Nova Scotia
The Society Record | Fall 2014

BLOG: Immigration practice and the #NewLaw
Liz’s Blog | June 19, 2014

Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society fields more gripes
Chronicle Herald | June 18, 2014

Walmart law already here
Law Times | April 28, 2014  

Regulators, firms grapple with aging issues
The Lawyers Weekly | January 24, 2014

The top 10 Canadian legal ethics stories of 2013
Canadian Lawyer | January 3, 2014

Regulatory changes could make court dealings less costly: Changes amount to a ‘shift in culture’
Cape Breton Post | November 27, 2013

ABS in Canada? Closer than you might think
Law21.ca | November 7, 2013

Dramatic changes on the table at the NSBS
Canadian Lawyer | July 17, 2013