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In this video, corporate partners Chris Cummings and Andrew Foley discuss significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during 2018 that may be of interest to Canadian companies and their advisors.
Paul, Weiss is representing leading North American energy producer Encana in its all-stock acquisition of U.S. independent energy company Newfield Exploration.
Paul, Weiss advised Canadian online gaming company The Stars Group in its $6.8 billion financing in connection with Stars’ acquisition of U.K.-based Sky Betting & Gaming.
The following is our summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during 2018 of interest to Canadian companies and their advisors.
Paul, Weiss is representing Authentic Brands Group (ABG) in a long-term revenue sharing agreement with Canadian pharmaceutical and cannabis company Tilray, Inc. to market and distribute a portfolio of consumer cannabis products within ABG’s brand portfolio in jurisdictions where regulations permit.
Paul, Weiss advised Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in its acquisition, alongside funds managed by the Carlyle Group and funds affiliated with Stone Point Capital, of Sedgwick for approximately $6.7 billion.
Paul, Weiss represented Ottawa-based global telecommunications company Mitel Networks Corporation in its $2 billion all-cash acquisition by an investor group led by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P.
Paul, Weiss represented Canadian agricultural products and services giant Agrium Inc. in its $36 billion merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan.