Foreign Investment Review

Mandate

The Foreign Investment Review Committee deals with all issues relating to the Investment Canada Act and its application by the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and the Minister of Canadian Heritage.

Upcoming Committee Events

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Past Events

Outside Looking In: Five Eyes vs. AUKUS (May 11, 2022)

How to Prepare an Investment Canada Act Notification – FAQ with the Investment Review Division (March 22, 2022)

Town Hall with IRD and CSIR (December 3, 2021)

UK NSIA: Looking Ahead to the New Year (November 30, 2021) Recording available upon request

The Net Tightens: International Developments in National Security Screening (February 5, 2021) Recording available upon request

Town Hall with IRD and CSIR (December 3, 2020)

Foreign Investment Review: Coping with COVID (June 12, 2020)

Practical Tips on How to Approach the Investment Canada Act's National Security Review Provisions (March 6, 2020)

Town Hall with IRD and CSIR (November 15, 2019)

Town Hall with IRD and CSIR (June 17, 2019)

Investment Canada Act: All About Applications (February 20, 2019) Recording available upon request

Town Hall with IRD and CSIR (July 16, 2018)

Understanding Undertakings: Tactics and Trends (June 26, 2018)

The EU’s Proposed New Foreign Direct Investment Screening Framework: What to expect, and comparative perspectives from Canada and the United States (March 29, 2018) Recording available upon request

FAQ with the Investment Review Division (February 16, 2018) Recording available upon request

Town Hall with IRD and CSIR (July 12, 2017) Recording available upon request

A “Breaking News” Discussion of the ICA’s New National Security Review Guidelines (January 11, 2017) Recording

NAICS Try: Frequent Issues Arising from the New ICA Forms (November 16, 2015)

Member Input

Ideas for program topics and other feedback to assist the committee in meeting members’ needs can be forwarded to the Committee Chair, Ian Macdonald.

Become a Committee Member

Any member of the Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section can become involved in this committee through participation in the committee listserv. Join online.

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