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

  • Investors in Canada’s fledgling LNG industry have pulled out due to a host of economic and regulatory issues. With competition heating up, project proponents say it’s time for a rethink.
  • The SCC decision in Equustek orders Google to block a search not just in Canada, but globally. As Google turns to US courts for validation, litigators question whether the ruling oversteps jurisdiction.
  • With amendments rendering the ‘poison pill’ effectively inert, private placements have become the de facto M&A defensive tactic. But there are limits to their usefulness.
  • Landmark cases have recently broadened the courts’ ability to interpret contractual intent. Does this represent a more nuanced approach, or does it open the door to ambiguity in contract law?
  • Here’s how to craft a tech deal purchase agreement to align expectations all around