Olga’s column

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  1. A general view of participants at a 28th Session at the Human Rights Council on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. 20 March 2015. UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré
    9 août 2017 U.N. Must Hold Urgent Session on Venezuela

    Hours after the Venezuelan police’s midnight arrest of pro-democracy leader Leopoldo Lopez and Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma, the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch today called on U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, UN chief Antonio Guterres and human rights commissioner Zeid Al-Hussein to support an emergency session of the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council to address […]

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  2. 8 août 2017 The Rideau Tennis Club has been acquired and will become the Rideau Sports Centre

    WelchGroup Consulting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Welch LLP, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Nicki Bridgland, CEO of the new Rideau Sports Centre (RSC). Bridgland is also the CEO and Founder of the Ottawa Sports and Social Club (OSSC), which operates sport leagues, tournament and social events for approximately 10,000 weekly players. Located on […]

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  3. 21 juillet 2017 Mueller Expands Probe to Trump Business Transactions

    The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year’s election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump’s businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe. FBI investigators and others are looking at Russian purchases of apartments in Trump buildings, […]

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  4. 2 juillet 2017 Build, Maintain and Evaluate Your Business Contact Network

    « In today’s complex society of comparably skilled, interdependent people, it is more true than ever that success is less a function of what you know than who you know and who knows you. » Dr. Ronald S. Burt Department of Sociology, University of Chicago After their license, the most valuable, and often ignored, asset an attorney […]

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  5. 30 juin 2017 NO DATABASE? You’re killing your rainmakers and driving up marketing costs

    In the three decades we have been marketing law firms, so much has changed. But the fundamental and most common institutional weakness of even the most talented groups of lawyers has not – their mailing list (now otherwise known as their marketing database). No matter what you call it, however, most all but the largest […]

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