Lexpert identifies and reports on emerging business issues and practice areas in the business of law. Whether online, in our magazine, or in the DealsWire or LitigationWire e-newsletters, we chronicle deals and lawsuits of interest, and cover issues of broad concern to the legal profession and those who purchase legal services. We hope you enjoy this sampling of our latest content.
From the DealsWire: Trump promises UK ‘phenomenal’ deal | New bid for Transat | Guide to airline deals
The Lexpert DealsWire (subscribe here) documents facts, figures and key legal players behind recent deals. This week’s announced deal spotlight features the key players and figures in Onex’s acquisition of WestJet Airlines.
In our closed deals section, we look at Morgan Stanley’s acquisition of Solium, as well as Natixis Investment Managers and Fiera Capital Form Strategic Partnership.
We also look at the legal players behind the MiddleGround Capital acquiring Peterson Spring and CI Financial Corp. completing its purchase of 75% of WealthBar.
From the LitigationWire
The Lexpert LitigationWire (subscribe here) brings you news and opinions on litigation, arbitration, mediation, and legal moves in the litigation field. This week’s Litigation Wire looks at how Apotex Inc. successfully defended Nordion’s appeal of a Limitations Act defence, and the B.C. Court of Appeal’s rejection of the government’s proposed amendments to the Environmental Management Act.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is an iconic Canadian business law firm, which makes it unlikely that anyone would expect Caster Semenya, the South African runner embroiled in a dispute with the International Association of Athletics Federations over her testosterone levels, to be on DWPV’s client roster. But she is, and owing to international news reports following the international Court of Arbitration for Sport’s ruling requiring Semenya to reduce her testosterone levels if she wished to continue competing as a woman, her presence on that roster may make her the firm’s most famous client.
Technology columnist George Takach gives the ins and outs of what it takes to expand your tech company in the fintech space: venture capital.
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