Sandy Walker

Sandy Walker

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Investment Canada: Update from the Canadian Government on Foreign Investment Review

On August 4, 2016, the Director of Investments at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) issued the Investment Canada Act Annual Report for 2015-16 (the Report). The Report provides an overview of how the...more

8/30/2016 - Annual Reports Canada Foreign Investment Justin Trudeau National Security

Competition/antitrust law

Focus on the US - Cartel enforcement activity and stiffer criminal penalties against price fixing - The Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to investigate and seek criminal charges against worldwide cartels. This...more

2/10/2016 - Canada Cartels China Competition Authorities Criminal Prosecution DOJ EU FTC Manufacturers Mergers MOFCOM Most-Favored Nations Patent Assertion Entities Pharmaceutical Industry Price-Fixing Sharing Economy Strategic Enforcement Plan Telecommunications UK UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

Foreign investment review and national security

Focus on the US - Scope of foreign investment review expanding in the US - The US maintains an extensive, though voluntary, foreign investment review process under the Committee on Foreign Investments in the US...more

2/10/2016 - Canada CFIUS Critical Infrastructure Sectors EU Foreign Investment Member State National Security Supply Chain

New Bill Heightens Potential For More Investment Canada Reviews Of SOE Acquisitions

Last week the Canadian Government introduced amendments to the Investment Canada Act (ICA) to implement its revised policy towards state-owned enterprises (SOEs) which it announced in December last year....more

5/13/2013 - Canada Investment Canada Act National Security State-Owned Enterprises

Canada Gets Tough On Corruption

In the wake of recent anti-corruption cases brought against two Canadian companies, the Government of Canada has signaled its continuing commitment to fight foreign corruption by proposing significant amendments to the...more

2/11/2013 - Anti-Corruption Books & Records Bribery CFPOA Facilitation Payments Jurisdiction

Focus On Competition, Antitrust And Foreign Investment - January 2013: "Investment Canada And Competition Law – 2012 In Review and...

In This Issue: - Investment Canada ..State-Owned Enterprises Under Scrutiny - Competition Act ..Mergers ..Cartels And Bid-Rigging ..Price Maintenance ..Abuse Of Dominance ..Competition Bureau...more

2/1/2013 - Abuse of Dominance Bid Rigging Cartels Competition Act Investment Canada Act Price Maintenance State-Owned Enterprises

Focus on Foreign Investment: Canada Gives Green Light to CNOOC and Petronas Deals, But Red Light to Future SOE Takeovers in Oil...

On Friday, December 7th, the Canadian Government approved two controversial takeovers of Canadian companies under the Investment Canada Act, Canada’s foreign investment review legislation: the acquisition of oil and gas...more

12/12/2012 - Foreign Investment Nexen Oil & Gas PETRONAS State-Owned Enterprises

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