February 6, 2019
The Blakes Canadian Mergers and Acquisitions: FAQs and 2019 Trends answers frequently asked questions regarding the regulation of public M&A in Canada and provides an outlook for what 2019 may hold based on significant developments we observed in the Canadian deal environment.
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February 1, 2019
This article provides an overview of the key trends and developments in Canadian competition law and foreign investment that may help you prepare for what lies ahead in 2019. The Competition, Antiturst & Foreign Investment group discusses important topics including new leadership at the Competition Bureau, merger reviews, priority agenda items such as digital economy and innovation, foreign investment reviews…
December 11, 2018
As part of our quarterly series on current trends across different industries, our final article examines the current state of international trade, highlighting some trends and developments in this area.
October 17, 2018
As part of our quarterly series on current trends across different industries, our third article examines Canadian private equity. Through our experience advising buyers, sellers, investors and/or targets, we’ve highlighted some national trends and developments.
June 12, 2018
As part of our quarterly series on current trends across different industries, our second article takes a closer look at the sharing economy and how this new economic model impacts suppliers, customers and platform providers in various ways. Here are a few legal trends to watch for as the sharing economy evolves.
April 4, 2017
As part of our series on current trends across different industries, we explore changes taking place in the life sciences field — many of which are impacting the industry’s commercial practices.
March 23, 2017
In our series on current trends, we provide insight into those that are shaping key industries: Trends in Technology: Key Insight on Fintech and Cybersecurity Trends in Banking: Steps Towards Modernization Trends in Insurance: From the Internet of Things to InsurTech Trends in Life Sciences: From Data Protection to Drug Pricing
March 7, 2017
As part of our series on current trends across different industries, we take a look at what’s happening in the insurance industry. Technologies such as telematics, data analytics, wearables and social media are redefining all aspects of the insurance industry and offering new opportunities and revenue.
February 8, 2017
As part of our series on current trends across different industries, we look at what’s on the horizon for banking in 2017.
December 21, 2016
2016 AND LOOKING FORWARD Canadian M&A activity rose once again in 2016, surpassing a record-breaking 2015 to become the most active year in Canadian deal-making history. In terms of deal value, 2016 will be second only to the peak of 2007. The aggregate value of announced deals to date is C$399.9-billion, while announced deal volume reached an impressive 3,100 transactions….