Mar. 30, 2020 - The emergence of COVID-19 has sent a shock wave through the world economy, resulting in significant disruption in the financial markets, the shuttering of entire industries, and the lockdown of major cities across the globe. As a result, many national governments are applying every policy tool...
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
Mar. 27, 2020 - Starting on March 18, 2020, the Canadian government has announced a series of emergency measures intended to help stabilize the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These include tax and economic measures aimed at providing financial support for individuals and businesses, and...