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M&A Update In The Global Technology Industry For Q1 2016
According to a report recently published by Ernst &Young (EY) entitled "Global technology M&A report: 1Q16 final look – Digital disruption, slow organic growth drive tech deals", ...
13 Jul 2016
Technology M&A In Q4 2015
E&Y recently released its "first look" at its Global Technology M&A Report for the fourth quarter of 2015.
17 Feb 2016
How Technology Is Changing M&A
There is no doubt that technological innovation has impacted the way that corporations interact and do business.
22 Apr 2015
Limiting Liability And Allocating Risk In Commercial Sourcing Contracts
Whether you are a customer or supplier, determining if what you are agreeing to is market standard for sourcing contracts can be very difficult.
16 Feb 2015
The "Uber" Rise Of Peer-To-Peer Sharing
Social media has changed the way we do business by connecting us online to buy goods and services from each other.
5 Feb 2015
Le Pot De Beurre D’arachide Qui Protège Vos Manches (Ou Essai Sur La Pertinence D’une Etude En Brevetabilité)
En parcourant notre blogue hier soir, je remarquais qu’aucun de mes collègues ne s’était, jusqu’ici, lancé dans l’aventure d’expliquer à quoi sert une étude en brevetabilité.
5 Feb 2015
Technology M&A On The Rise In 2014
The data is in and 2014 is shaping up to be a blockbuster year for M&A in the global technology sector.
12 Dec 2014
Technology M&A In 2014: 10 Issues To Consider (Part I)
Although industry trends seem to point towards greater deal volume for M&A generally in 2014 as compared to 2013, it is unclear whether this trend will be picked-up in the tech sector.
16 Sep 2014
Tech Megatrends Of Q3 2013: To Q4 And Beyond?
With a quiet Q1 and Q2 in the technology M&A space, Q3 2013 brought a pleasant surprise with its surge of deal activity, making for a healthy (and busy) end of year for the sector and raising hopes that the momentum will carry into 2014, surpassing the prosperous 2012 numbers, and making next year the year of the tech deal.
5 Dec 2013
M&A In The Patent Space: Recent Trends Present Opportunities And Hurdles For Businesses
Rockstar Consortium is an entity jointly owned by some of the technology world’s giants (see below). At the end of October, Rockstar filed patent infringement lawsuits against some of the other giants of the industry: Samsung, Google, HTC, ZTE, ASUSTeK, Huawei, LG, and ZTE.
4 Dec 2013
A Roadmap For IP Protection Strategies For Oil And Gas Technologies
Owing to the depletion of existing resources and geopolitical factors, participants in the energy marketplace are searching for alternatives to crude oil originating from the Gulf states. This is further incentivizing the exploration for and development, production and upgrading of untapped oil and gas resources, especially unconventional reserves.
28 Nov 2013
Social Media Part 1: How Technology Is Changing M&A
Earlier this year, the MIT Sloan Management Review published a research report summarizing the findings of its global executive study on social business. The study canvassed 2,545 respondents from 25 industries and 99 countries, all of whom were involved in corporate development decisions at their respective organizations. The aim of the study was to determine how new technologies have taken hold, where such technologies are going, and how such technologies may impact M&A in the coming years.
9 Nov 2013
Social Media Part 3: Leveraging Social Media Data Analytics To Improve M&A
The catalogue of popular social networking sites continues to grow as more and more consumers – both individual and corporate – sign-up by the millions.
5 Nov 2013
Social Media Part 2: The Proof Is In The Data Analytics
Part 1 of our series on social media looked at how new technologies have started infiltrating the M&A landscape. But the question we aim to answer here is: to what end?
4 Nov 2013
The Canadian Anti-Spam Law
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has initiated a series of publications aimed at facilitating compliance with Canada’s new anti-spam law.
17 Oct 2012
Ontario’s Bill 96: Electronic Real Estate Transactions
A private member’s bill was recently introduced in the Ontario Legislative Assembly to amend the Electronic Commerce Act, 2000 (Act) so it would apply to documents that create or transfer interests in land. Bill 96, the Electronic Commerce Amendment Act, 2012, is directed towards facilitating the use of electronic signatures in real estate transactions.
7 Jun 2012
Merely Browsing A Website Could Amount To Signing A Contract
The British Columbia Supreme Court recently rendered an important decision regarding the conditions upon which a web user may be bound by a website’s terms and conditions of use.
27 Oct 2011
Federal Anti-spam Offensive: An Analysis Of The Proposed Electronic Commerce Protection Act (Bill C-27)
On April 24, 2009, the Minister of Industry and Commerce, on behalf of the Government of Canada, tabled Bill C-27, being legislation to enact the "Electronic Commerce Protection Act" (the "ECPA").
19 Oct 2009
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