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

  • A recent lawsuit filed against the Quebec government for blocking a uranium project raises uncertainty among developers in the province, as the government there begins to implement its Plan Nord initiative and inches closer to defining its principle ...
  • 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 ...