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

  • The rules around Canadian class actions — for decades, a work in progress — have finally found some measure of clarity. Could the Wild West era be over?
  • If you had to choose one in-house lawyer who has experience with deals publicly going through Investment Canada’s national security reviews, it would have to be Paul Beauregard. And in the early days, it wasn’t always a pleasant experience for ...
  • 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 ...