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

  • Ontario lawmakers no doubt had the best of intentions when they began working on the Making Healthier Choices Act. The idea was to compel fast food chains to post nutritional information about menu items, thereby encouraging patrons to opt for less ...
  • Under new rules, some smaller Canadian companies could qualify to raise up to $50 million per year in cross-border markets, with reduced filing requirements and associated costs. Amendments effective June 19, 2015, under Regulation A of the US ...
  • Ontario is at risk of losing out on major capital infusions as potential investors in the legal industry flock to provinces that are out in front on the alternative business structure curve. “As investors seeking to take advantage of the ...
  • With all the stir about the European Court of Justice’s enunciation of the “right to be forgotten” in its May 2014 decision in Google Spain v. Agencia Espanola de Proteccion de Datos (AEPD) and Mario Costeja Gonzalez, Canadian companies may ...
  • In 2000, Canadian tech giant Research in Motion (now BlackBerry) went before a Virginia court to defend itself for enabling wireless transmission of emails. RIM sought to show that wireless email was a concept within the public domain, but a jury ...