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Revised Competition Act and Investment Canada Act thresholds for 2021

Canada - February 18 2021 Certain merger notification thresholds under Canada’s Competition Act and foreign investment review thresholds under the Investment Canada Act (ICA)…

Devin Persaud, Subrata Bhattacharjee.

Government blocks acquisition of Canadian gold mine citing national security threat

Canada - December 23 2020 By Cabinet order, the Canadian government has blocked the agreed acquisition of TMAC Resources Inc. (owner of the Hope Bay gold mine in Nunavut) by…

Devin Persaud, Subrata Bhattacharjee.

Competition Bureau says wage-fixing is not price fixing

Canada - November 27 2020 On Nov. 27, 2020, the Canadian Competition Bureau (Bureau) released a statement regarding the application of the Competition Act to no-poaching…

Mohit Sethi, Subrata Bhattacharjee.

Failing firm is not enough: Competition Bureau outlines approach to acquisitions of failing businesses

Canada - April 30 2020 On April 29, 2020, the Competition Bureau (the Bureau) released a statement outlining how it reviews mergers involving apparently failing firms in…

Rae Deulrae Min, Subrata Bhattacharjee.

Government announces “enhanced scrutiny” of foreign investments as a result of COVID-19

Canada - April 21 2020 The Investment Canada Act (ICA) governs foreign investment in Canada, and allows the federal government to review and potentially block or impose…

Subrata Bhattacharjee.