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

  • In 2013, Canada and 12 other countries agreed to participate in a new Global Patent Prosecution Highway pilot program that expanded the number of countries that could be used as offices of earlier examination for the purpose of fast-tracking the ...
  • At the recent Conference on Public-Private Partnerships, a panel discussion on “project bundling” explored opportunities around P3s that have bundled together smaller projects, or those on multiple sites, in order to attract private financing or ...
  • Courts in both the US and Canada seem intent on ensuring that their jurisdictions do not become havens for North American securities class actions. In August, the Second Circuit expanded the restrictions surrounding “foreign-cubed” securities ...
  • A recent memorandum of understanding between the federal Competition Bureau and the Ontario Securities Commission signals a trend towards increased information-sharing between regulators, although the enhanced cooperative effort will not necessarily ...
  • Forget Eastern Europe and Latin America. Canadians interested in public-private partnerships (P3s) should consider an untapped market on their own doorstep: Canada's First Nations communities. “You might consider First Nations as emerging ...