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

  • Ready or not, here it comes – and it has the power to drastically change the way deals are done
  • Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation will soon come into force, requiring major Canadian companies to carry new costs associated with a higher standard of data privacy.
  • Investors in Canada’s fledgling LNG industry have pulled out due to a host of economic and regulatory issues. With competition heating up, project proponents say it’s time for a rethink.
  • The SCC decision in Equustek orders Google to block a search not just in Canada, but globally. As Google turns to US courts for validation, litigators question whether the ruling oversteps jurisdiction.
  • With amendments rendering the ‘poison pill’ effectively inert, private placements have become the de facto M&A defensive tactic. But there are limits to their usefulness.