Chinese state-owned companies, meet Canada's investment laws

The federal government's recent blocking of BHP Billiton's bid for Potash Corp. has highlighted the need to improve the Canadian foreign investment review process. The $38.6-billion hostile takeover attempt was only the second time an investment was blocked in the history of the Investment Canada Act.

Pascale Massot
Published: Wednesday, 01/26/2011 12:00 am EST

The federal government's recent blocking of BHP Billiton's bid for Potash Corp. has highlighted the need to improve the Canadian foreign investment review process. The $38.6-billion hostile takeover attempt was only the second time an investment was blocked in the history of the Investment Canada Act.

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