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Government Resets Approach To National Security Reviews
Yesterday the federal government released guidelines on the national security review of foreign investments in Canada.
Canada
30 Dec 2016
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New Guidelines On Foreign Investment In Canada By Foreign State-Owned Enterprises
Canada’s Industry Minister, Jim Prentice, has released guidelines clarifying the application of the Investment Canada Act to takeovers of Canadian businesses by foreign state-owned enterprises (SOEs).
Canada
12 Dec 2007
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Potential New Impediments To M&A Transactions: Restrictions On Foreign State–Owned Enterprises And A New National Security Test In Canada
On October 9, 2007, Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry, announced that this fall the government of Canada will consider introducing new guidelines on takeovers by foreign state–owned enterprises; and amending the Investment Canada Act to permit the review of foreign investments that could compromise Canada’s national security.
Canada
25 Oct 2007
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Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Releases Decision on Outsourcing and USA Patriot Act
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has released a decision that clears up some uncertainty surrounding outsourcing in view of Canada’s federal privacy statute, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Canada
16 Nov 2005
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Privacy Versus Patriots
Those who handle individuals’ personal information, including financial details, in the course of business are required to treat that information in accordance with Canada’s privacy laws. This includes getting an individual’s consent as to where and to whom this information is disclosed.
Canada
 
20 Sep 2005
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Human Rights and Security Interests: Suresh v. Canada and its Uncertain Legacy
The Supreme Court of Canada is rightly praised worldwide for its jurisprudence respecting the protection of individual rights. Its constitutional work, particularly in the area of equality rights, has been described recently by the distinguished American legal scholar Owen Fiss as "profound and inspiring," providing "Americans with a standard by which to measure the work of our own Supreme Court."
Canada
15 Jul 2005
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National Security: The Next Wave in Takeover Defences?
Last week’s unsolicited US$18.5 billion bid by China National Offshore Oil Corporation for Unocal Corporation is further evidence that China’s state-owned corporations are emerging as serious bidders for North American companies.
Canada
11 Jul 2005
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