Today is 2021-01-23 


DESCRIPTION - Canadian Enhanced Scrutiny of Foreign Investment and M&A Insights on Destressed Assets

Opening RemarksPonora Ang, Partner, Co-leader, China Group

Session 1 – Distressed M&A: How Deals are Done in a Distressed Market

In the current COVID-19 crisis, businesses face unprecedented financial challenges and many will be seeking investors with whom to partner for the future. This presentation will provide an overview of how M&A deals can be done and done correctly in a distressed market.



  • Stuart Brotman, Partner, Leader of Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Huy Do, Partner, Co-Leader of Antitrust/Competition & Marketing
  • Jack Yu, Partner, Partner in Commercial Law and M&A

Session 2 – Investment Canada Act & National Security Reviews in the COVID-19 Era

With a new foreign investment policy in place, Canada intends to more closely scrutinize foreign direct investments, both controlling and non-controlling, in Canadian businesses that are “related to public health or involved in the supply of critical goods and services to Canadians or to Canadian governments.” In this webinar we will walk you through how Canada defines “Critical Infrastructure”, the impact of the new rules and how foreign investors should react.



  • Andrew House, Counsel, Expert in Government Relations and Political Law
  • Huy Do, Partner, Co-Leader of Antitrust/Competition & Marketing

Closing Remarks – Ponora Ang, Partner, Co-leader, China Group


  • 2:00 – 2:05 pm ET Opening Remarks
  • 2:05 – 2:45 pm ET Session 1 and Q&A
  • 2:45 – 3:20 pm ET Session 2 and Q&A
  • 3:20 – 3:30 pm ET Closing Remarks 

This webinar is bilingual in English and Mandarin

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