May 27, 2020 - Preventing corruption is a day-to-day challenge that requires society as a whole to become aware of the necessity to foster a real cultural shift. Although legislation and internal policies remain essential, they are not sufficient to prevent corruption. They must be supplemented by a...
Presentation: Recent Developments in Foreign Investment Review
The Investment Canada Act (ICA) authorizes the Canadian government to review certain investments by non-Canadians in Canadian businesses.
This presentation authored by Mark Katz discusses recent development affecting the two major foci of ICA review, “net benefit” and “national security” as they relate to investment by state-own enterprises. It will be delivered by on March 28, 2014 as part of the Commons Institute International Trade Law and Regulation conference.
May 25, 2020 - The federal government has published a draft legislative proposal that would allow for the extension of certain legislative time limits and other periods due to COVID-19. The draft proposal (referenced as the Time Limits and Other Periods Act [COVID-19]) released on May 20, 2020,...