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

  • In the field of labour law it is assumed that there is a contract between employee and employer, whether real or implied, and that as long as both parties abide by the terms of the agreement, they have the right to pursue their own interests. As a ...
  • Small and mid-sized issuers struggling to raise capital got some good news recently. The Ontario Securities Commission implemented an exemption that allows companies to issue shares to existing stockholders without a new prospectus. The cost of one ...
  • Risk allocation in mining contracts are increasingly giving way to more collaborative and shared risk models under certain contractual arrangements in volatile market conditions
  • Previous attempts to reform EU patent law have failed but current reforms look more likely to succeed
  • In the electronic age, corporate reputations and even balance sheets can take a big hit from a few keystrokes — all with little fault on the part of the company that takes the hit. The Sony hacking scandal is just the most recent example that ...