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Canada expands Russia sanctions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Russia, Canada
  • December 23 2014

On December 19, the Canadian government announced expanded economic sanctions against Russia, primarily directed at the Russian energy industry (the


Has the Canadian government turned the page on its Book Policy? An opportunity for foreign investors to consider investments in the Canadian book industry
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2014

In 1992, the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages (the "Heritage Minister") issued the Revised Foreign Investment Policy in Book


John Pecman appointed as Canada's Interim Commissioner of Competition
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 28 2012

On September 26, 2012, John Pecman was appointed as the new Interim Commissioner of Competition, to lead the Competition Bureau until a new Commissioner of Competition is appointed.


Prime minister says free market principles will be tempered by reality
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2011

Bloomberg News reported yesterday that in an interview given on September 21, Canada's Prime Minister Harper confirmed that capital from China and other countries is welcome provided that acquisitions of Canadian businesses are “economic in nature and don’t have other strategic or political objectives”.


Canada's merger control and foreign investment regimes - selected recent developments
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 6 2011

In March 2009, significant amendments to Canada’s Competition Act and Investment Canada Act were passed, with important implications for the regulatory review of mergers and acquisitions.


Is canada still open to foreign direct investment?
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 24 2011

As we discussed late last year, the Canadian government recently rejected BHP Billiton's proposed acquisition of PotashCorp.


Local waste divestitures approved
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 20 2010

On October 5, 2010, the Competition Bureau announced that it has approved the divestiture of waste collection assets of BFI Canada Inc. in Calgary, Ottawa and Edmonton.


Foreign investment update - Investment Canada Act filings in the second quarter of 2010
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 30 2010

In the second quarter of 2010, the Investment Review Division of Industry Canada (IRD) received approximately 142 notifications in respect of the acquisition or establishment of Canadian businesses pursuant to the Investment Canada Act (ICA).


Court upholds certification of class action in price-fixing case
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2010

In a judgment rendered June 8, 2010, the Ontario Superior Court dismissed a motion by FMC Corporation and FMC of Canada, Ltd. (collectively, FMC) for leave to appeal a September 28, 2009 decision certifying a class action.


Post-closing herbicide merger remedy
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • July 30 2010

On July 28, 2010, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced that it had reached an agreement with Nufarm Limited (Nufarm) in relation to its earlier acquisition of AH Marks Holding Limited (AH Marks) in March 2008, stating that commitments made to the Bureau by Nufarm and the entering into of a consent decree in the United States between Nufarm and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) were adequate to resolve Canadian competition concerns.