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New financing strategies
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • August 9 2013

A wave of new strategies has started to appear in the US to drive down the cost of capital. Developers are turning to publicly-traded "yield cos,"


The Investment Canada Act Canada’s waking giant?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 9 2010

On November 3, 2010, the Canadian Minister of Industry (the Minister) surprised many industry experts and legal advisors when he announced that the BHP Billiton (BHP) bid to acquire Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (Potash) failed to satisfy the “net benefit to Canada” test pursuant to the Investment Canada Act (ICA


M&A activity in the Canadian renewable energy sector
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 23 2010

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) recently published a report entitled M&A in the Canadian Renewable Energy Sector


Legal trends: mergers & acquisitions
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 31 2015

An unusually strong third quarter bolstered Canadian M&A activity, making 2015 the most active year in Canadian deal making since the 2007 market


Doing business in Canada - March 2015 edition
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • March 24 2015

Canada was created in 1867 and currently consists of ten provinces and three territories. Canada is a parliamentary democracy whose form of government


Renewable energy project YieldCos emerge
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • August 19 2014

The use of 'YieldCos' has been a topic of significant interest in renewable energy finance circles ever since December 2012 when NRG Energy Inc


Making sense of M&A activity in the electricity distribution market
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2014

Ontario is experiencing a slight uptick of merger activity in its electricity distribution utilities market. In April 2013, Hydro One Inc. (Hydro


Alternative financing methods for mineral projects
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 23 2013

Recent global uncertainties have impacted the metals and mining industry and as a result, it has become more difficult to obtain financing from


Québec launches the “Plan Nord toward 2035, the 2015-2020 Action Plan”
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 14 2015

The government of Québec launched on April 8, 2015 its new version of the Plan Nord by presenting the “Plan Nord toward 2035, the 2015-2020 Action


Toolkit for confidentiality agreements in the Canadian oil and gas sector for M&A and financing transactions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2015

Stikeman Elliott conducted this survey based on a review of confidentiality agreements drafted for clients of the firm. Forms of