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

  • For generations, law firms have been recruiting top students straight from school, with the goal of grooming them to someday become partners. While that’s still the objective for firms, some students have a different plan. A partnership is no longer ...
  • The Federal Court of Appeal’s recent decision in R. v. Agnico-Eagles Mines Limited regarding the tax treatment of exchange rates will be of interest to many businesses and lawyers who are involved in cross-border transactions. A unanimous panel ...
  • Toca Boca, a Swedish developer of children’s apps, had TV ambitions. So who better to buy the company out than the team at Spin Master, responsible for such hits as Paw Patrol? (Ask your kids.) One wrinkle, though. While the creative masters behind ...
  • The recent refusal of Canadian securities commissions to cease-trade a private placement may indicate that regulators’ approach to defensive tactics under the country’s new hostile takeover bid regime may not depart significantly from their approach ...
  • The recent decision from the BC Court of Appeal in Jaguar Financial v. Alternative Earth Resources has upped the ante for litigants attacking the conduct of boards during takeover proceedings. “The case is an authoritative and detailed reminder that ...