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Walking the securities regulatory tightrope

December-1-2011

Lawyer Neill May
Area Corporate Finance and Securities

Summary

Article originally published in Canadian Lawyer, November / December, 2011

The nature-versus-nurture debate as to whether the legal profession attracts those given to negotiation and compromise, or whether the practice trains and instils those attributes, is beyond the scope of this article - the reality is it's probably a little of both, vividly illustrating the point. Balancing is a sensitive and dynamic art, contorted by the pressure for quick solutions that is clearly increasing in an age of constantly multiplying forms of media, exponentially quickening pace of communication, and shortening attention spans.

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