International

Tax-Advantaged Transfer Pricing for Intellectual Property

The IRS has 160 pages of transfer pricing regulations. They can appear intimidating, but they can also offer a powerful tool to lower the taxes […]

Canada Seeing Influx of Retailers

Many retailers are establishing subsidiary operations in Canada because the economic situation there is better than in most countries, and retail spending remains relatively robust. […]

Business-Method Patent Law in U.S., Canada, Seemingly in Synch

The decision of the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal in Amazon.com Inc. v. Canada provides the latest word on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions and […]

Canadians Bought, U.S. Sold in First Quarter

Canadian companies are becoming the dominant bidders in U.S.-Canada cross-border M&A deals. A strong Canadian dollar, weaker valuations in the United States and the loosening […]

Shut Up and Stand Still

Parties contemplating an M&A transaction typically enter into a confidentiality agreement (CA) to facilitate the exchange of non-public information. The parties may include a standstill […]

Private Equity Looks South

Canadian financial institutions are doing better than their U.S. counterparts, so they are buyers in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. They are acquiring capital and expertise […]

Canadian Pension Plans Are Private Equity Heavyweights

Canada’s public pension plans continue to be involved in high profile mergers and acquisitions globally despite the recent economic turmoil. They have developed a reputation […]

Canadian Real Estate Firms Eye U.S. Properties

U.S.-Canada M&A activity maintained strong numbers in 2011, with over 180 announced deals as of the end of November. The energy, mining and utilities sectors […]

Capital Migrating to Canada

The federal EB-5 program was created to entice foreign investors to open businesses in the United States. When it is utilized, the United States receives […]

Monetizing Canadian Patents

Canadian patents are relatively cheap to procure. Costs can be deferred by delaying the request for patent examination for five years, but expedited examination is […]

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