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Beyond the Boy Scout Image: New Rules for Investing in Canada


Area Corporate and Commercial


Article originally published in International Corporate Governance 2009 - Digital Guide

Excerpt from "Beyond the Boy Scout Image: New Rules for Investing in Canada":

Changes to the Investment Canada Act (the “Act”) in March of 2009, along with noticeable changes in the way the act is being applied by federal regulators, have begun to alter the landscape of foreign investment in Canada. While clearly Canada remains “open for business”, in the words of former PM Brian Mulroney, executives should understand the ways in which their potential investments can be scrutinised, both before and after they occur.

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