December 5, 2013
Please join our Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment Group as it provides essential guidance and explains current best practices for navigating mergers, managing day-to-day business risk, and avoiding pitfalls in the wake of recent important regulatory developments. The Investment Canada Act, the new enforcement approach at the Competition Bureau, and recent antitrust class action decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada…
October 31, 2013
On October 31, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decisions allowing the appeal from the British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) in Pro-Sys Consultants Ltd. v. Microsoft Corporation (Pro-Sys) and dismissing the appeal from the BCCA in Sun-Rype Products Ltd. v. Archer Daniels Midland Company (Sun-Rype) and the appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal (QCA) in Infineon Technologies AG v….
December 15, 2011
Foreign investors often have to give undertakings or binding commitments to the Canadian federal government when they acquire a Canadian business in order to secure regulatory approval under the Investment Canada Act (ICA). These undertakings can include maintaining employment and production levels and commitments to future capital expenditures, among other assurances. A recently concluded case, United States Steel Corporation v….