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

  • Mining companies are starting to learn that climate change will undermine their own operations. Many are working now to save themselves from enormous future costs.
  • Canadian miners experiencing “increasing anxiety” over country risk
  • Accounting firms in Canada have thus far been unable to break into high-end business law, but patience may yet bear fruit as they continue to build capacity in legal services.
  • Nintendo wasn’t expecting a major payout when it sued a small retailer for copyright infringement. What it expected was far more valuable — to redefine the law around media piracy.
  • In the Bri-Chem trilogy, a tribunal found that the Canada Border Services Agency was disregarding regulation. Challenging the agency proved an uphill, but ultimately worthwhile, battle.