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Data Room

The due diligence process is complex and highly structured. If diligence isn’t conducted properly, it can cause an enormous amount of stress for everyone involved. This is where the virtual data room comes in. If you’re new to M&A, think of...

Jay-Z's recent entrance in to the overly crowded streaming music wars is a reminder that celebrities sometimes invest in questionable things. It was entertaining watching Leonardo DiCaprio’s version of a manic Jordan Belfort – The Wolf of Wall Street – crawling...
10 Famous Investment Scams

This month, the trial of Bernie Madoff’s former secretary Annette Bongiorno is expected to wrap up. Bongiorno is one of five former employees on trial for abetting Madoff's fraud. Bernie Madoff was sentenced in 2009 to 150 years in prison after his investment firm Bernard L. Madoff Investments Securities fell apart, costing investors an estimated $65 billion in losses – one of the biggest frauds ever seen in America.

Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) represent one of the most successful therapeutic drug classes, attracting billions of investment dollars for the biotechnology industry. Last week AstraZeneca’s global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, became the latest mAb player. MedImmune acquired Spirogen, a privately held...

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.

Forward-thinking law firms are revolutionizing the way corporate minute books are managed, moving the process online to achieve greater efficiency and collaboration with their clients.

Most of us, at one time or another, have made a mistake when it comes to sending an email. Perhaps you've made an error but pressed send too quickly, attached the wrong document, or emailed the wrong person entirely! The situation is...

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...

In one of the most radical changes to securities laws since the 1930’s, the JOBS Act will, for the first time, allow emerging growth companies to raise capital from non-accredited investors (e.g. members of the general public) in return for small...

Disappointing results from a recent inspection report by the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) are driving audit firms to find new solutions that challenge the traditional audit process. The CPAB, which oversees the work of Canadian audit firms, said it was “disappointed”...