Stikeman Elliott discusses key trends in foreign investment review in the latest edition of Report on Business

April 30, 2018

Jeffrey Brown and Ashley Piotrowski, of our Competition & Foreign Investment Group co-authored the article “Recent Trends in Foreign Investment Review”, featured in the 2018 Lexpert/Report on Business Special Edition: Leading Canadian Corporate Lawyers. In the article, Jeffrey and Ashley provide meaningful insight into the latest changes to the Investment Canada Act, and how it affects inbound foreign investments. The article also explores applications of the Act, and a takes closer look at Canada’s foreign investment notification process. The competition and foreign investment team prepared a full report on Canadian Competition and Foreign Investment Outlook 2018. This all-in-one publication includes updates on merger control and foreign investment review as well as flow-chart visualizations of Canada’s merger and foreign investment notification processes.

Our Competition & Foreign Investment Group, recognized by GCR 100 2018 as an Elite Canadian firm in Competition, provides sophisticated, pragmatic advice on major national and international transactions, as well as day-to-day compliance across all industries. We have also acted on the most noteworthy foreign investment transactions in recent years, representing both Canadian targets and foreign purchasers. Clients also rely on our unique ability to coordinate the increasingly important public relations and government relations aspects of competition and foreign investment review. On the litigation side, the team handles high stakes exposures in the criminal, regulatory and class action spheres, using dynamic and highly effective courtroom advocacy and a razor-sharp strategic approach.

Learn more about our Competition & Foreign Investment Group.