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Ottawa signals tougher stance on Chinese investments in critical minerals

Canada, China - November 7 2022 The federal government has ordered three Chinese companies to divest recently acquired interests in critical mineral assets. The statement confirming…

Dany H. Assaf, Rebecca (Moskowitz) Wagner

M&A: Torys' top trends for 2013 - Trend 5 - Foreign Investment

Canada - January 3 2013 Foreign investors will change their investment strategies to compete for Canadian oil and gas assets…

Scott R. Cochlan, Linda M. Plumpton

Canada: open for business but new rules for SOEs

Canada - December 10 2012 Late last week the Canadian government approved the closely observed acquisitions by CNOOC of Nexen and by Petronas of Progress Energy Resources.

Dany H. Assaf

Petronas/Progress Energy: Investment Canada continues to make headlines

Canada - October 29 2012 The reasons for the Canadian government’s recent rejection of the proposed acquisition of Progress Energy by Malaysia-based Petronas are unclear, but it now appears that there were procedural or timing differences that could not be resolved.

John Emanoilidis

Proposed amendments to enhance Investment Canada Act’s enforcement and transparency

Canada - May 4 2012 The Minister of Industry has proposed amendments to the Investment Canada Act to bolster enforcement and invrease the transparency of aspects of the review process.

Dany H. Assaf