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Big Deals, Trade Tensions And Sector Shifts: Mid-Year M&A Update
After a volatile end to 2018 and despite fears of a global downturn, Canadian M&A activity remained steady in the first half of 2019.
Canada
30 Jul 2019
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New Thresholds In Effect For Canadian Merger Reviews
New thresholds for Canadian merger reviews under the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act came into effect on February 2.
Canada
19 Feb 2019
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Chinese Investment Into Canada: Balancing Openness And Security
Canada has become an attractive and important investment destination for many Chinese companies as a result of opportunities in a wide range of sectors,
Worldwide
28 Jan 2019
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New Thresholds Announced For Canadian Merger Reviews
On February 10, new thresholds for Canadian merger reviews under the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act came into effect.
Canada
13 Feb 2018
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More Regulatory Reviews Will Be Resolved With Litigation
In recent years we have observed that merger reviews under the Competition Act are becoming more complex and that regulatory intervention under the Investment Canada Act is increasing...
Canada
22 Jan 2016
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Update: Competition Tribunal Grants Interim Injunction In Parkland/Pioneer Merger
The Tribunal concluded that there had to be "clear and non-speculative evidence" of "irreparable harm" before such an interim order would be made.
Canada
17 Jun 2015
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Canada's New Protectionism Will Shape M&A
Bidders will face more hurdles as Canadian rules are changing to empower targets.
Canada
22 Jan 2015
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When Foreign Investors Target Canada, Politics may Matter
The Canadian M&A story of the year was undoubtedly BHP Billiton’s hostile bid for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and the federal Minister of Industry's rejection of the deal under the "Investment Canada Act" (ICA).
Canada
7 Jan 2011
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U.S. Steel Case Decision in Canada May Have Broader Ramifications
On June 14, in The Attorney General of Canada v. United States Steel Corporation and U.S. Steel Canada Inc., the Federal Court of Canada upheld the constitutional validity of the process and penalties for enforcing Canada’s foreign investment review statute, the Investment Canada Act (ICA).
Canada
23 Jun 2010
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Canadian Industry Minister Sues To Enforce ´Investment Canada Act´ Undertakings
On Friday, July 17, the Minister of Industry filed a Notice of Application with the Federal Court of Canada seeking to force United States Steel Corporation to fulfill regulatory undertakings that the company made to the Canadian government on acquiring Canadian steelmaker Stelco Inc. in 2007.
Canada
21 Jul 2009
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Recent Developments In Competition Law (Canadian Mega-Mergers Review)
The practice of competition law in Canada falls into two broad but distinct categories: solicitor (advisory) work (which includes merger analysis); and litigation.
Canada
20 Jun 2008
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Reflections On The Canadian Merger Review Process: Time For Reform?
The Canadian pre-merger notification and review process, like those in other jurisdictions, has strengths and weaknesses. Legislative flexibility coupled with pragmatic enforcement by the Competition Bureau (the Bureau) has resulted in a system that imposes a light regulatory burden on parties to transactions that do not give rise to substantive competition law issues.
Canada
13 Mar 2008
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Canada’s Approach To Remedies In International Mergers
Canada’s Competition Bureau has recently formalised the approach it will take to remedies in international mergers. In its Information Bulletin on Merger Remedies in Canada, the bureau affirmed its desire to explore coordinated solutions with agencies in other jurisdictions.
Canada
17 Dec 2007
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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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