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Publications and Checklists

Publications and Checklists
Publications and Checklists

Publications

Doing Business in Canada

Doing Business in Canada

Expanding your business or already have operations in Canada? Our Doing Business in Canada series provides an introduction to the laws and regulations that affect the conduct of business in Canada. Browse by topic for practice-specific information and useful resources.

Doing Business in Canada

Doing Business in Quebec Guide

A guide for foreign companies operating in Quebec. Learn more about specific laws and regulations that affect the conduct of business in the province of Quebec.

Doing Business in Canada

Blakes Private Equity Practice

Blakes has one of the strongest and most experienced private equity legal practices in Canada. With a team that spans legal specialty areas, we drive innovative investment structures and strategic thinking across the country. Find out more about our private equity experience.

Doing Business in Canada

Blakes Canadian Public Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Study

A comprehensive study that focuses on recurring and emerging issues in the structuring and negotiation of target-supported public company acquisitions in Canada.

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Doing Business in Canada

Blakes Canadian Private Equity Deal Study

An in-depth analysis of Canadian buyout and minority investment transactions derived from our exclusive database. The study examines and provides market trends from more than 100 private equity transactions.

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Doing Business in Canada

Mergers & Acquisition Financing: Securitization

Learn more about Securitization as a financing option for M&A transactions.

Doing Business in Canada

Toolkit for Merger Planning and Review

Effective navigation of the Canadian merger review regime is essential to getting your deal done, and Blakes can help you along the way. This Toolkit will guide you through the process from start to finish.

Checklists

Doing Business in Canada

Cross-Border Private M&A in Canada: 11 Tips for Foreign Acquirers

While Canadian Mergers & Acquisitions takes many cues from the United States and Europe, it is unique in many ways. A successful foreign acquirer advised by Canadian legal counsel will be armed with knowledge about these differences. This tip sheet addresses some of these key differences.

Doing Business in Canada

Cross-Border Checklist 

While Canada is geographically proximate and closely tied to the U.S. by a common language and culture, there are distinctive legal, business and regulatory differences of which any business should be aware. This checklist is designed to assist U.S. and international companies looking to invest or expand operations into Canada.

Doing Business in Canada

Doing a Deal in Quebec Checklist

The province of Quebec has a civil law tradition of codified law, setting it apart from the rest of the Canadian provinces where the common law applies. In addition, Quebec has adopted the Charter of the French Language (Charter), making French the province’s official language. To help understand and recognize Quebec’s unique features, this checklist will assist investors and those carrying on business in Quebec.

Doing Business in Canada

COVID-19 Checklist: 51 Issues for Public Company Directors and Officers to Consider

Outlines issues for Canadian public companies concerning the impact of COVID-19 on their financial results, operations and cash flows, as well as the price or value of their securities in public capital markets.