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NAFTA and how free trade negotiations are impacting Canadian M&A activity

The President of the United States recently made headlines when he announced that the United States and Mexico had reached a new bilateral trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and that the countries were prepared to move forward without Canada. Although Canada rejoined the NAFTA negotiations thereafter, the US announcement … Continue reading

Hidden dangers in M&A: bribery and corruption

Embarking on an international M&A transaction can be an exhilarating time for any company, although there are a host of business and legal issues involved in choosing an appropriate target. One issue that often gets overlooked is the target company’s anti-corruption and bribery practices. As Canadian companies continue to grab up international market space, they … Continue reading

Mining M&A: PricewaterhouseCoopers Mid-Year Report

PricewaterhouseCoopers released a 2013 mid-year report on global mining deals. The report, Deals in the Dumps, focused on key trends and changes that have emerged in mining M&A throughout 2013. From a purely numbers perspective, the report noted that M&A activity in the mining industry has been slow thus far in 2013. There were 649 … Continue reading
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