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

  • For Canada, the impact of Brexit on M&A will be particularly pronounced. Over the past three years, acquisitions in the UK represented 45% of all M&A in the European Union. While the German economy, by GDP, is 20% larger than the UK’s, language and ...
  • The demise of Superior Plus Corp.’s $982-million deal to acquire Canexus Corp. is not without its upside for M&A stakeholders subject to the Competition Act. “This is the first time Canada’s Competition Bureau has ever approved a transaction based ...
  • If a recent Ontario Superior Court decision is any indication, the test for leave to commence a secondary-market securities application as enunciated by the Supreme Court of Canada in December will have real teeth in its practical application. “The ...
  • As of yesterday, there were 40 share issuances pending or completed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in June. Over half, or 24, involve resource companies — a fact that would have left most experienced market participants slack jawed in amazement just ...
  • Gold miners know about risk, but that proposition takes on new meaning when the mine happens to be in Burkina Faso — where a military coup last year briefly toppled the government and led to civil uprising. This was the backdrop to Endeavour ...