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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Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy: An Updated Guide for Businesses

Aug. 25, 2020 - The federal government passed legislation on July 27, 2020, extending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and significantly broadening its reach. In this guide, we provide a comprehensive review and analysis of the CEWS program, including details of the latest updates and key considerations...