Canada releases guidelines on security review of corporate deals

Dec 19 The Canadian government released
on Monday the guidelines of its national security review of
investments, laying out what factors it looks at when
considering whether a corporate deal poses a security risk.An investment by foreigners that takes over all or part of a
Canadian company or establishes a new business in Canada can be
subject to a national security review.Among the issues the government may look at are what effects
the investment could have on Canadian defense capabilities, the
security of critical infrastructure and the transfer of
sensitive technology out of the country, according to the

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