Canadian Mergers & Acquisitions – A Guide for Foreign Investment Banks and Bidders, 8th ed.

An informative reference for foreign and domestic acquirers, targets, investment banks, shareholders and others, Davies Canadian Mergers & Acquisitions guide has been fully updated for 2017. Drawing on our extensive experience in multijurisdictional merger and acquisition transactions, this guide provides an insight into Canadian acquisition transactions and related tax and regulatory considerations. This eighth edition discusses the following:

  • takeover bid rules
  • plans of arrangement
  • pre-bid considerations and post-bid steps
  • ownership reporting
  • directors duties in change of control transactions
  • the Competition Act, the Investment Canada Act and other restrictions on foreign investment
  • critical tax issues for acquirers, targets and shareholders

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Federal Court of Appeal Says Funding Services Not Subject to GST/HST

Oct. 04, 2019 - In SLFI Group v Canada (2019 FCA 217), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) overturned a Tax Court of Canada (TCC) decision and ruled that a group of Canadian mutual funds (Funds) was not required to self-assess GST/HST on funding services provided by a U.S. entity, because these services were...