mergers and acquisitions

  • It’s right there in the agreement

    Jun 3, 2019

    Advising on the negotiation of a complex acquisition agreement can trigger some existential questions.

  • Due diligence gets a makeover

    Due diligence gets a makeover

    Apr 30, 2019

    When it comes to conducting due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, it’s all about looking for risks in a haystack of data, thanks in large part to the proliferation of documents and information to review for a proposed deal.

  • Competition Bureau chief expected to continue focus on Big Data

    Competition Bureau chief expected to continue focus on Big Data

    Mar 6, 2019

    The Competition Bureau of Canada has appointed Matthew Boswell to commissioner of competition, a man with an eye toward Big Data, intellectual property, innovation and the digital economy.

  • View 2019: Moving in tandem with growth 4

    View 2019: Moving in tandem with growth 4

    Feb 25, 2019

    In the fourth and final video from the Canadian Lawyer InHouse View 2019 series, sponsored by Fasken, Harpreet K. Sidhu, general counsel, corporate secretary and privacy officer at Pethealth Inc., a Fairfax Company, talks about the challenges involved in managing acquisitions the company has made, and dealing with the various regulatory requirements in the insurance industry.

  • Incorporating Machiavelli into the mergers and acquisitions department

    Dec 17, 2018

    Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was the Renaissance-era politician, writer, philosopher and name-sake of the adjective “Machiavellian,” frequently used in political discourse to refer to achieving power through cunning, manipulative, cynical, ruthless and immoral means.

  • A meal of material adverse changes

    Dec 3, 2018

    The term “MAC” appears, it seems, as often in M&A transaction agreements as it does in McDonald’s restaurants worldwide.

  • Narration about representations

    Sep 24, 2018

    Representations in M&A agreements may take on a different spin if they were evaluated in the fashion of current political discourse.

  • Managing compensation in M&A

    Managing compensation in M&A

    Aug 20, 2018

    Executive pay is being increasingly scrutinized in corporate deals

  • Blakes reveals private equity deal study

    Blakes reveals private equity deal study

    Jun 4, 2018

    Bay Street law firm Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP has released a “one of a kind” study with data based on private equity mergers and acquisitions it has handled over a three-year period.