TITLE

First, let's kill all the lawyers

AUTHOR(S)
Côté, Marcel
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
CA Magazine;Jun/Jul2007, Vol. 140 Issue 5, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the numerous pages of information put by lawyers into official documents required for corporate transactions. The author believes that by doing this, lawyers are overcomplicating an already complicated transaction process. He believes that the legal profession should change their practice, otherwise the government will impose regulations that would limit their involvement.
ACCESSION #
25444796

 

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