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New 2015 thresholds for Competition Act merger notification and Investment Canada Act review
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2015

Both the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act thresholds for review of acquisitions involving Canadian businesses are expected to increase


Investment Canada Act approval for oil sands investment by state-owned enterprise
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2014

In May 2014, the Minister of Industry issued a net benefit approval for PTTEP's acquisition of control of the Thornbury, Hangingstone and South


Canada and European Union announce sweeping free trade agreement
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • October 18 2013

The Canadian and European Union governments today announced an "agreement in principle" to enter into a wide-ranging Free Trade Agreement. The


Canada creates further uncertainty for investments by State-Owned Enterprises
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 7 2013

On April 29, 2013, the Government of Canada tabled its budget implementation bill, the Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, which includes proposed


Canadian and foreign investment regulation outlook for 2013
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 10 2013

2012 proved to be a highly eventful year for foreign investment law in Canada. Although numerous foreign investments by SOEs in the Canadian energy sector


Increased thresholds for Competition Act merger notification and Investment Canada Act review
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 9 2013

The thresholds for review of acquisitions involving Canadian businesses will soon increase under both the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act


CNOOCNexen and the future of SOE acquisitions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2012

Canada's Prime Minister sent a clear message today that the country remains open to foreign investment, including investment on a significant scale by state-owned enterprises in certain circumstances.


Investment Canada Act: SOE guidelines and CNOOCNexen - foreign investment by SOEs: green lightred light
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2012

Canada’s Prime Minister sent a clear message today that the country remains open to foreign investment, including investment on a significant scale by state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in certain circumstances.


Federal government announces targeted changes to the Investment Canada Act
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 1 2012

On April 26, 2012 the Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty, introduced the budget implementation legislation, Bill C-38the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Actwhich provides for significant amendments to federal legislation in line with the objectives set out in the government’s 2012 Budget Plan.


Increased 2012 thresholds for Competition Act notification and Investment Canada Act review
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 7 2012

The thresholds for review of acquisitions involving Canadian businesses will soon increase under both the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act.