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The Cross-Border Quarterly Report - Q4 2016

November 2016

The Cross-Border Quarterly Report is a snapshot of transactional activity across the Canada-U.S. border. The purpose of this report is to provide a quick download of market trends, actionable insights for decision-makers and to keep our readers ahead of the curve on where the cross-border market is heading.


The impact of a Trump presidency on Canadian businesses

A Trump presidency will have far-reaching and long-lasting implications for Canadian businesses, especially those operating on both sides of the Canadian-U.S. border. 
Read our preliminary analysis of Trump’s economic plan as applied to a Canadian perspective.

Financing across borders: The impact of the Final Section 385 Regulations

The recent finalization of Section 385 regulations by the IRS and Treasury Department marks a profound change in the manner that basic U.S./Canadian cross-border tax planning will be conducted. 
View our instructional powerpoint presentation and our Osler Update outlining key components of these rules.

Are you considering using MJDS to access U.S. public capital markets?

Our extensive guide offers an in-depth overview of the Multi-jurisdictional Disclosure System and the associated compliance requirements. 
What you need to know about the MJDS

M&A activity between Canada and the United States shows weighting towards outbound investment

Our analysis of Canada-U.S. cross-border M&A offers unique insight into the integration of the Canadian and U.S. financial markets.
View our snapshot of the strong deal flow between the countries

New rule, new framework for securities distributions outside of Ontario?

The Ontario Securities Commission has proposed a new rule that would provide Ontario issuers with more certainty about compliance with Ontario securities laws when they sell securities to investors outside Canada.
Read our full explanation of the proposed OSC Rule 72-503

U.S. final rules requiring resource extraction issuers to disclose payments

Resource extraction issuers that are SEC registrants must comply with the new U.S. disclosure requirement beginning with their fiscal year ending on or after September 30, 2018. 
Learn how to satisfy the new rule