Lakeland Businessman Suing Canadian Company Over Breach of Contract, Theft

Published: Friday, November 9, 2012 at 10:53 p.m.
Last Modified: Friday, November 9, 2012 at 10:53 p.m.

He said if the lawsuit doesn't help, he intends to bring his case to the Canadian attorney general's office. He said that's something he should have done sooner.

Gordon Kettle, an economics consultant and professor at Polk State College, said investments in foreign businesses — even Canadian ones — can be risky.

Even though the Canadian criminal and civil court systems are similar to ours, Kettle said, there can still be substantial legal obstacles to business harmony.

"It can be very frustrating," Kettle said. "Let the buyer beware."


[ Rick Rousos can be reached at [email protected] or 863-802-7509. ]