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

  • Forget Eastern Europe and Latin America. Canadians interested in public-private partnerships (P3s) should consider an untapped market on their own doorstep: Canada's First Nations communities. “You might consider First Nations as emerging ...
  • The largest deal that telecommunications firm Columbus International Inc. has ever announced involves no Canadian operations but only Canadian management and an Atlantic Canada law firm that saw through to Columbus's trek from incorporation ...
  • Aboriginal entities in Canada could face cutbacks on federal transfer payments if their compensation from extractive projects are disclosed under the new federal transparency act, according to legal experts. The concern is whether the federal ...
  • Late last week, the Supreme Court of Canada extended the deadline for Alberta to revise its Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), which the court had ruled unconstitutional. The November 15 deadline has now been pushed back six months, ...
  • Stream financing is increasingly becoming a crucial third leg in how mining transactions are bridged, as highlighted by Lundin's recent $1.9-billion purchase of the Freeport-McMoRan copper mine in Chile. The deal, which closed Nov. 3, ...