Canada's New M&A Regs Require Attention To Assets, Revenues

Law360, New York (April 12, 2012, 2:51 PM EDT) -- Determining whether a merger is large enough to merit regulatory oversight requires the merging companies to take a comprehensive look at where the the assets and revenues supporting the tie-up are coming from, according to guidelines set out by Canada's antitrust regulator Wednesday.

Canada's Competition Bureau outlined how merging companies should go about determining whether their deal passes the size threshold under which parties are required to notify the regulator of the merger under the country's Competition Act.

“Interpretation Guideline 15 provides guidance on how to...
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