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

  • 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 ...
  • For some First Nations peoples, this Canada Day was one to really celebrate. The country’s energy and corporate lawyers may have had to work a little harder at it. A day earlier, it emerged that the Federal Court of Appeal had quashed the permit ...
  • For Canada, the impact of Brexit on M&A will be particularly pronounced. Over the past three years, acquisitions in the UK represented 45% of all M&A in the European Union. While the German economy, by GDP, is 20% larger than the UK’s, language and ...
  • The demise of Superior Plus Corp.’s $982-million deal to acquire Canexus Corp. is not without its upside for M&A stakeholders subject to the Competition Act. “This is the first time Canada’s Competition Bureau has ever approved a transaction based ...