Doing Business in Canada
Corporate / M&A Law, Franchise & Distribution Law

Doing Business in Canada Series – Part 2: Business Structures

Several different business structures may be used to conduct business in Canada. Non-residents looking to engage with Canadian businesses, or those intending to carry on business in Canada, should familiarize themselves with such structures. Continue reading

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Corporate / M&A Law, Franchise & Distribution Law

Canadian Government Seeks Input for Innovation Agenda

Innovation - CopyIn September 2015 a new government was elected in Canada on a platform of significant change. Its first budget, tabled in March, outlines a plan for implementation of that change. A significant part of the budget – upwards of $3 billion CAD – is committed to the encouragement of innovation. Continue reading

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Corporate / M&A Law

Dickinson Wright Advises on Cross-Border Tech Acquisition

Tech PicDickinson Wright, Canada’s leading full-service business law firm specializing in cross-border legal transactions, is pleased to announce that it acted as counsel to Automationforce Inc. (an Ontario-based technology corporation) in connection with the sale of certain proprietary substation design productivity software to Autodesk Inc. (a US-based global technology corporation). Continue reading

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Corporate / M&A Law

Dickinson Wright Advises Sportech on NYX Transaction

sportech-nyx-resorts-casinoDickinson Wright, Canada’s leading full-service business law firm specializing in cross-border counsel, is pleased to announce that it acted as legal counsel to Sportech plc (London Stock Exchange), a leading international sports gaming and entertainment company, in the divestiture of its 50 percent interest in Sportech-NYX Gaming, LLC to its joint venture partner, NYX Social Gaming LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of NYX Gaming Group Limited (Toronto Stock Exchange), an online gaming content and technology provider. Continue reading

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Corporate / M&A Law

Dickinson Wright Advises Hong Kong Investors on Canadian Acquisition

Browne Poon transactionDickinson Wright is pleased to announce that it acted as legal counsel to a consortium of Hong Kong investors in the acquisition of a majority interest in Browne & Co. and its affiliated companies. The Browne group of companies is engaged in the production and distribution of food service and retail housewares products around the world. The completion of this transaction and the introduction of new management places the Browne group of companies in a stronger competitive position in its industry. Continue reading

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