Judicial and Legislative Developments Threaten Indirect Canadian Acquisitions

Author: Nathan Boidman

Originally published in Tax Notes International, this article examines new obstacles to the recovery by foreign parties of funds that were invested to indirectly acquire, through foreign companies, Canadian targets, raised by the recent decision in Univar and related proposed amendments to certain surplus stripping rules.

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