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Canadian public company mergers and acquisitions guide

May 9, 2016

Mergers and acquisitions can be complex with both sides involved vying for a deal that will best satisfy their side’s needs and interests. Osler’s updated guide reviews the crucial concerns related to M&A transactions of Canadian public companies, including the upcoming fundamental changes to the take-over bid regime effective May 9, 2016, such as:

  • acquisition structures
  • pre-acquisition considerations
  • minority shareholder protections
  • directors’ duties
  • competition law and foreign investment review

Canadian Public Company Mergers and Acquisitions is a practical guide to the issues surrounding acquisitions of public companies in Canada, covering key steps, requirements and regulations such as:

  • court supervision and approval
  • shareholder approval
  • legislation and governing principles (e.g. Competition Act and Investment Canada Act)
  • time and delivery requirements
  • early warning reporting disclosure
     

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Canadian Public Company Mergers & Acquisitions: Guide

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