This guy pleads guilty to taking fees and providing no work to six clients, yet receives a $5k fine and six week holiday. The Law Society is a far too lax, breeding unprofessional behavior in some.
There were 86 transactions in the North American Oil & Gas sector in Q3 2015, totaling C$41.1 billion. There were 58 transactions in the North American Metals & Mining sector in Q3 2015, totaling C$1.4 billion.
Ongoing discounting becomes a vicious spiral that absorbs all stakeholders. While customers wait for a sale announcement to even visit a store or its website, employees expect discounts to compensate for poor internal choices and weak efforts. The strategy is simply not sustainable.