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Investment Canada Act threshold: exemption increases to $1.5B for EU companies acquiring Canadian businesses
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • September 13 2017

Effective September 21, 2017, most of the provisions contained in the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement


Hostile Plan of Arrangement Application to be Heard in Alberta
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 5 2017

On March 7, 2017, 1891868 Alberta Ltd., a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Sprott Inc. (Sprott, and together with its wholly-owned subsidiaries


The Federal Government’s Proposals Targeting Private Corporation Tax Planning
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 3 2017

In Budget 2017, the Canadian Federal Government announced its intention to target tax planning strategies involving private corporations. The


Investment Canada Act Pre-Merger Review Threshold Increases to $ 1 Billion
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 27 2017

Canada’s planned increase to the generally applicable threshold for “net benefit” reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) from $800 million to


Investment Canada Act: New Threshold for the Review of Direct Investments
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2017

Effective April 24, 2017, the review threshold under the Investment Canada Act for an investment to directly acquire control of a Canadian business


On Second Thought: The Government of Canada Reverses Prior National Security Ruling
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 3 2017

In what appears to be a dramatic shift in Canada’s foreign investment review policy, the federal government has recently approved the acquisition of


Cross-Border Bond Offerings - Implications of a “distribution to the public” under the Canada Business Corporations Act
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 22 2017

The volume of securities purchased by foreign investors in Canada has been steadily increasing in recent years. While equity securities account for


Statutory Compliance, and the Continued Relevance of the Oppression Remedy, in the Wake of Mennillo v. Intramodal inc.
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2017

In its decision Mennillo v. Intramodal Inc., 2016 SCC 51 (Intramodal), the Supreme Court of Canada (Court) was asked whether a corporation’s failure


Investment Canada Act: National Security Review Powers Rarely Invoked
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2017

Canadian government responses to two requests made by Fasken Martineau under the Access to Information Act (AIA) and the recent publication by


Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2017 Update
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 26 2017

Fasken Martineau is pleased to release its Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2017 Update. Our 2017 Update offers a review of proxy contest activity in