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As the Eagle’s Nest exploration project in Ontario’s Ring of Fire region blossomed into a potential mine, the exchange of data between the camp in the James Bay Lowlands and Noront Resources’ corporate headquarters in Toronto became overwhelming.

Despite five deals announced in February worth $91 billion, Q1 2013 was not a booming quarter for M&A activity. Though deal value was around 10 percent higher than Q1 2012, it was still 26 percent lower than Q1 2011. Deal volume...

With ILTA just around the corner, Jeffrey Brandt offers some practical advice on how to make your legal IT budget stretch a little further this year.  All law firms are looking to better manage costs, and to many firms that has...

Alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) are bringing significant changes to the legal profession. Clients are pushing for a combination of cost savings and cost certainty, and law firms are responding in a resounding way. Though AFAs are not a new concept to the...

Once a business owner has made the decision to exit their business, they should treat that decision just like any other strategic initiative. They need to identify concrete goals and objectives, outline the strategy designed to meet those goals and objectives,...

Despite relatively robust metal prices, 2012 was an extraordinarily challenging year for the mining industry. Acquisitions completed under a pressure to grow came back to haunt many of the senior producers as capital and operating costs escalated, while juniors were undone by...

2012 was a healthy year for the U.S. pharmaceuticals industry, with 39 new drugs approved - the highest in 16 years. This trend was largely driven by a string of recent patent expirations, with generic drug makers able to offer cheaper alternatives...

While SaaS is a flexible option that can be implemented much more quickly than traditional enterprise technologies, it also presents new challenges. SaaS has the potential to fundamentally change how a business operates. There are therefore several important steps a company should...

We often highlight articles from our customers that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. Enjoy this in-depth report by David Jasmund of PCE Companies, on Health Care M&A Trends and Drivers. As we await the U.S. Supreme Court review...

America's power sector is at a crossroads. Rising demand for clean forms of power is now juxtaposed against the growing need for inexpensive energy, creating a situation that is increasingly conflicted. Recent economic challenges have made decisions even more difficult...