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China's New Foreign Investment Law
We will continue to follow and report on such regulatory developments.
14 Aug 2019
Doing Business In Canada 2019 - The Canadian Business And Investment Environment
Canada has an open, fair, and efficient system of making and administering its laws.
4 Jul 2019
Doing Business in Canada 2019 - Investment Policy
Canada's regime for foreign investment review is primarily governed by the Investment Canada Act.
4 Jul 2019
Competition Act And Investment Canada Act Thresholds Announced For 2019
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada also announced new foreign investment review thresholds under the Investment Canada Act, effective January 1, 2019.
5 Mar 2019
China's Outbound Investment Regulation Update
The Opinion indicates that the Chinese government will facilitate "competent and qualified" domestic enterprises to steadily implement ODI.
27 Nov 2017
ISED Announces $950M Investment In Canadian Superclusters
On May 24, 2017, Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada (ISED) announced the details of its $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative (ISI) to support up to five innovation superclusters in highly innovative industries such as advanced manufacturing, agri-food, clean technology, digital technology, health/biosciences, clean resources, as well as infrastructure and transportation.
26 Jun 2017
Registration Requirements For Non-Resident Investment Fund Managers
On February 10, 2012, the securities regulatory authority in each of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador (the "MI 31-102 Jurisdictions") published for comment proposed Multilateral Instrument 32-102 Registration Exemptions for Non-Resident Investment Fund Managers (MI 32-102) and its related Companion Policy.
14 May 2012
Amendment To Investment Canada Act Will Allow Greater Ministerial Disclosure
Bill C-38, the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, which was given first reading on April 26, 2012, contains a proposed amendment to the Investment Canada Act to allow the Industry Minister to publicly disclose the fact that he has sent a preliminary notice to a foreign investor that he is not satisfied that the foreign investor’s proposed investment is likely to be of net benefit to Canada.
10 May 2012
Prime Minister Sheds Light On Canada’s Foreign Investment Policy
During a September interview with Bloomberg Business, Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper provided additional insight into the role that the regulation of foreign investment will continue to play in Canada and, in particular, as to how the "Investment Canada Act" will be administered by his majority government.
28 Nov 2011
Investing In Canada - US Pension and Endowment Funds
Canada is an appealing investment destination for US pension and endowment funds.
28 Apr 2010
Antitrust/Competition & Marketing Group 2008 Year In Review: Developments In The U.K. And Europe
This article is the third in a series of bulletins on developments in competition and foreign investment review law in 2008
European Union
7 Aug 2009
Antitrust/Competition & Marketing Group 2008 Year In Review - Criminal Matters And Other Competition Law Developments
This bulletin is the second in a series of bulletins on developments in competition and foreign investment review law during 2008.
23 Jul 2009
Antitrust/Competition & Marketing Group 2008 Year In Review: Reviewable Practices And Marketing & Advertising Developments In Canada
This bulletin is the first in a series of bulletins that cover developments in competition and foreign investment review law during 2008.
8 Jul 2009
Dramatic Changes To Canada´s Competition And Foreign Investment Review Laws Proposed In Bill C-10
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative Government has followed through with pre-election promises to amend Canada’s competition and foreign investment laws.1 On February 6th, Bill C-10, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on January 27, 2009 and related fiscal measures, was tabled in the House of Commons and proposes fundamental changes to the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act.
11 Feb 2009
Antitrust/Competition & Marketing 2007 Year In Review
On December 14, 2007, a consent agreement between the Commissioner of Competition and Akzo Nobel N.V. was filed with the Competition Tribunal, which provides for the divestiture of certain paint brands and other assets following Akzo’s acquisition of Imperial Chemical Industries PLC. Netherlands-based Akzo owns and sells a number of paint brands in Canada, including Sico, Para, Bétonel and Crown Diamond.
6 Mar 2008
Whither Foreign Investment in Canada? - The First Shoe Drops
In our October 2007 Bulletin, we reported that the Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry, had announced in a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade that he intended to deal with the issue of national security in the context of foreign investment in Canada and that he would also be addressing specifically the issue of investment in Canada by state-owned enterprises ("SOEs").
7 Jan 2008
Whither Foreign Investment In Canada?
In 1985, the Investment Canada Act (“ICA”) was enacted, replacing the Foreign Investment Review Act. The enactment of the ICA ushered in a period, which continues to this day, in which foreign investment has been welcomed in all but a few protected sectors.
26 Oct 2007
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