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Version of section 522.09 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-05-18:

Marginal note:Investment in a limited commercial entity

 Subject to the requirements relating to approval and designation set out in Division 5, a foreign bank or an entity associated with a foreign bank that has a financial establishment in Canada may acquire or hold control of, or a substantial investment in, a Canadian entity that is not

  • (a) an entity referred to in any of paragraphs 468(1)(a) to (i), or

  • (b) a Canadian entity that engages in more than the prescribed portion of — or if no portion is prescribed, 10 per cent of — the activities referred to in paragraphs 522.08(1)(a) to (f) or in any of paragraphs (a) to (h) of the definition “financial services entity” in subsection 507(1), determined in the prescribed manner,

if the Canadian entity does not engage in any leasing activities and, in the opinion of the Minister, engages in or carries on business that is the same as, or similar, related or incidental to, the business outside Canada of the foreign bank or the entity associated with a foreign bank.

  • 2001, c. 9, s. 132

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