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The Investment Canada Act
The Canadian government is anxious to foster a business climate that is receptive to investment from outside the country. At the same time, it is determined to monitor the level of new foreign investment in Canada and to screen a limited number of such investments - generally speaking, transactions ... read more.
Oil and Gas Law in Canada
Volatility in energy prices, economic growth in Asia and other developing regions contributing to increased oil demand, and geopolitical instability in some energy-producing countries, have led to increased interest in Canadian oil and gas resources. While Alberta continues to be the Canadian industr... read more.
Personal Income Tax Considerations
If a foreign enterprise finds it necessary to transfer an individual to Canada, the individual’s Canadian tax consequences will depend upon whether or not he becomes resident in Canada for tax purposes.... read more.
From the Blog
On February 6, 2014, the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) released OSC Staff Notice 51-722 Report on a Review of Mining Issuers’ Management’s Discussion and Analysis Guidance (the “Report”). The Report summarizes the results of a review conducted by the OSC of the annual and interim Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) filed by 100 mining companies with market capitalization of less than $100 million (the “Review”) and is designed to serve as a tool to assist small mining companies to navigate regulatory requirements....
Alberta Securities Commission publishes Staff Notice 91-704 Over-the-Counter Derivatives Transactions
On January 2, 2014, Alberta Securities Commission (“ASC”) staff published Staff Notice 91-704 Over-the-Counter Derivatives Transactions (“ASC Staff Notice 91-704”) summarizing the current regulatory framework governing over-the-counter (“OTC”) derivatives trades in Alberta. ...
On December 18, 2013, Hydro-Québec Distribution (“HQD”) officially launched call for tenders A/O 2013-01 for the purchase of a 450 MW block of wind power (“A/O 2013-01”)....