Lexpert Headlines in the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business

  • The Federal Court of Appeal’s recent decision in R. v. Agnico-Eagles Mines Limited regarding the tax treatment of exchange rates will be of interest to many businesses and lawyers who are involved in cross-border transactions. A unanimous panel ...
  • Toca Boca, a Swedish developer of children’s apps, had TV ambitions. So who better to buy the company out than the team at Spin Master, responsible for such hits as Paw Patrol? (Ask your kids.) One wrinkle, though. While the creative masters behind ...
  • The recent refusal of Canadian securities commissions to cease-trade a private placement may indicate that regulators’ approach to defensive tactics under the country’s new hostile takeover bid regime may not depart significantly from their approach ...
  • The recent decision from the BC Court of Appeal in Jaguar Financial v. Alternative Earth Resources has upped the ante for litigants attacking the conduct of boards during takeover proceedings. “The case is an authoritative and detailed reminder that ...
  • For some First Nations peoples, this Canada Day was one to really celebrate. The country’s energy and corporate lawyers may have had to work a little harder at it. A day earlier, it emerged that the Federal Court of Appeal had quashed the permit ...