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Canadian National Security Reviews: 10 Takeaways
Canada, like many other countries, has adopted a regime for reviewing foreign investment. The regime was established in the 1970's as an express response ...
Canada
21 Oct 2019
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The Investment Canada Act 2016-17 Annual Report: What's New?
The 2016-2017 annual report on the administration of the Investment Canada Act (the "Annual Report") was published on August 31, 2017.
Canada
14 Sep 2017
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Government Announces Changes In Foreign Ownership Rules For Canadian Airlines – 'Change In Fact'?
The Canadian federal government's Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, announced on November 3, 2016 that the government of Canada plans to raise the cap on foreign ownership of Canadian airlines from 25% to 49%.
Canada
10 Nov 2016
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Government Announces Changes In Foreign Ownership Rules For Canadian Airlines – ‘Change In Fact'?
The Canadian federal government's Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, announced on November 3, 2016 that the government of Canada plans to raise the cap on foreign ownership of Canadian airlines from 25% to 49%.
Canada
7 Nov 2016
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Video Games As Canadian Culture: Navigating The Investment Canada Act In Interactive Entertainment Acquisitions
Under the Act, there are two tracks by which inbound investments into Canada are analysed: the "notification" and "review" tracks.
Canada
1 Jun 2016
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The Impact Of New Transatlantic Trade Agreements On Commercial And Investment Transactions
The EU and Canada have developed a broad-based bilateral trade and investment agreement which will almost eliminate tariffs, reduce some important barriers to trade in services, extend government procurement rules to the sub-federal level, encourage regulatory coordination and establish important protections for foreign investors.
Canada
30 Sep 2015
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Changes To Investment Canada Act Thresholds, Filing Requirements, And National Security Review Thresholds
On March 25, 2015, long-awaited amendments to the Investment Canada Regulations and the National Security Review of Investments Regulations were published in the Canada Gazette.
Canada
1 Apr 2015
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Canada's First Rejection Of An Investment On National Security Grounds
October 7, 2013 marked the first time that the Canadian Government expressly rejected a proposed foreign investment on the basis of the national security provisions that were added to the Investment Canada Act in 2009.
Canada
21 Oct 2013
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Asian Foreign Investment In Canada: Moving Forward
BHP Billiton's bid for Potash Corporation in November 2010 which was blocked by the Canadian government made financial headlines worldwide.
Canada
9 Jun 2012
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Canada Continues To Welcome Foreign Investment With Fine-Tuning Of Investment Canada Act
The Canadian Government has introduced three improvements to the Investment Canada Act ("ICA") process for reviewing foreign investments as adjustments to its budget legislation (Bill C-38).
Canada
1 Jun 2012
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Canada And India Conclude Investment Treaty: Negotiations With China Continue
On June 16, the Hon. David Emerson, Minister of International Trade, announced the conclusion of negotiations on a Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement ("FIPA") with India.
Canada
29 Aug 2007
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OSFI Ruling Confirms Foreign Bank Issuers Selling Debt Instruments In Canadian Capital Markets Not Subject To The Bank Act (Canada)
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OSFI") recently ruled that entities that fall within the broad meaning of the term "foreign bank" as defined in the Bank Act (Canada) (the "Act") who sell debt instruments to Canadian securities dealers are not engaging in or carrying on business in Canada for the purposes of Part XII of the Act.
Canada
22 Aug 2007
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Competition Mergers & Acquisitions - Recent Developments Of Importance
Antitrust review of mergers in Canada has evolved over the past decade and a half from a relatively obscure administrative process into a critical component of transactions that involve competitors.
Canada
17 Jan 2007
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ICSID At A Crossroads
Resolving commercial disputes efficiently is vital in the modern business world. Until relatively recently, the burden of doing so fell on those national court systems that seemed to capture the bulk of such disputes. But economic liberalisation and technological change have been altering the global economy. In particular, business has responded to the fall of trade barriers by expanding abroad and forging cross-border partnerships and joint ventures of every description.
Canada
27 Sep 2006
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Looking For Offshore Investors? - Consider Listing Your Hedge Fund on The Irish Stock Exchange
The Canadian hedge fund industry has grown dramatically over the past decade. Where previously there were only a few participants in the Canadian hedge fund space, today there are several highly skilled Canadian hedge fund managers - many of which are ready to export their expertise globally.
Canada
29 Jun 2006
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National Security Review of Foreign Investments to be Introduced in Canada
The Minister of Industry has tabled amendments to the Investment Canada Act to permit the review of foreign investments that could compromise national security.
Canada
4 Jul 2005
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National Instrument 71-102 - Continuous Disclosure and Other Exemptions Relating to Foreign Issuers
In March of 2004 the Canadian Securities Administrators (‘‘CSA’’) introduced a rule which sets out exemptions from continuous disclosure (‘‘CD’’) and other requirements for Foreign Reporting Issuers
Canada
7 Jun 2005
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Private Equity Investment in Canada
Canada has become an attractive source of investment opportunities for foreign private equity investors, particularly US investors. In addition to two large transactions led by KKR (the acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart and the telephone directories business of BCE), there have been a significant number of private equity transactions in the $15-50 million dollar range in recent years. The Canadian private equity market is attractive for a variety of reasons including:
Canada
3 Mar 2004
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