Changes to the Investment Canada Act

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Changes to the Investment Canada Act (the “ICA”) review thresholds for WTO investors are on the horizon.  Currently, acquisitions by WTO investors are subject to review where the asset value of the business acquired exceeds the monetary threshold of $369 million.  However, on April 24, 2015, the review thresholds will change to consider enterprise value with the potential for more investments by WTO investors being scrutinized under the ICA.

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