Even three years ago, a Starbucks customer wouldn’t have had to ask for a straw. Now? Sure. And it’s not just consumer-oriented businesses that have had to roll with the times and become more ...
Newmont’s $10-billion friendly offer for Goldcorp was shaken when Barrick suddenly made a hostile bid for the acquirer
Jonathan Fleisher has been elected to the Board of Regents of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, the sole Canadian in this year’s class.
US - Canopy Growth Corp. of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Acreage Holdings Inc., manufacturer of medical cannabis, for an estimated USD 1.584 bil, in a stock swap ...
On April 18, 2019, Newmont Mining Corporation (“Newmont”) completed the acquisition of Goldcorp Inc. (“Goldcorp”) to create the world’s leading gold company.
Canada recently adopted a deferred prosecution regime, joining the US in adopting a regime that allows regulators to remediate bad corporate behavior outside of a lengthy court trial situation
This was a year in which lawyers superbly exercised the art of negotiation…and opened a new frontier…and set out to build a bridge
CANADA - Newmont Mining Corp. of the US definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Goldcorp Inc., a Vancouver-based gold mining company, for a total CAD $13.218 bil (USD $9. 965 bil), ...
Nemaska Lithium’s $1.1-billion financing required a ‘staggering’ number of agreements
Firms are learning to adapt and prosper in the age of Artificial Intelligence
USA - Equinox Gold Corp. of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the Mesquite Gold Mine of New Gold Inc., a Toronto-based gold ore mine operator, for a total US$158 million in cash.
The Ontario appellate court provides clarity on the pre-contractual disclosure obligations imposed on franchisors
As certain provinces raise the minimum wage, franchisees cancel paid breaks for their employees and turn to franchisors for some kind of contribution or adjustment
CANADA - Hecla Mining Co of the US agreed to the entire share capital of Klondex Mines Ltd, a Vancouver-based gold ore mine operator, for CAD 3.234 (USD 2.47) in cash or common shares or a total ...
A look at the significance of LBP Holdings v. Hycroft Mining to underwriters
Solicitor-client privilege and jurisdiction were prominent in last year’s top cases. While these rulings indicate a balanced approach, the most significant ones were pro-business.
On an optimistic note, there were several more deals that drew praise and attention from the lawyers who weighed in on our top deals list. These too involved consolidation, and most notably, ...
Last year’s Top 10 Deals were all about combining forces, as companies sought out efficiencies and clout in the market.
Lawyers know there’s no such thing as perfect legal harmony, but recent decisions by Canadian courts and tribunals may come as a shock.
Global law firms may offer a “one-stop shop,” but when it comes to international coverage, law firm network referrals are offering the independents competition.