Mondaq Canada: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The Crown, including the Competition Bureau and its investigators, is immune from examinations for discovery in litigation in which it is not a party, the Supreme Court of Canada held.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
One question raised by competition investigations involving big data is the role of privacy and data security concerns.
Fasken Martineau
The Canadian Competition Tribunal recently dismissed a jurisdictional challenge by HarperCollins to the Commissioner of Competition's application for an order prohibiting the implementation...
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Class actions have been filed in Ontario against German carmakers alleging that they coordinated the design and pricing of components in their cars. Kirk Baert, a partner at Koskie Minsky, who along with Ken Rosenberg of Paliare Roland acts for the plaintiff, said "Collusion of such a scale among such large companies is a serious issue.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Competition Act — Canada's principal competition/antitrust law statute — contains both general and specific, civil and criminal prohibitions against false or misleading advertising.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
For conspiracies, bid-rigging and other criminal competition offences, the risk of detection, prosecution and punishment has never been greater — cartel cases are up 3,000% in Canada since 2000.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The territorial scope of section 90.1 and similar reviewable conduct provisions of the Act had not previously been expressly addressed in a contested Tribunal decision.
Fasken Martineau
Canada's planned increase to the generally applicable threshold for "net benefit" reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) from $800 million to $1 billion became effective June 22, 2017.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Each transaction is subject to a consent agreement, which the Bureau concluded will address the competition concerns it alleged were associated with the transactions
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On December 19, 2016, the Canadian side of the diesel engine saga plaguing VW and Audi came to a close when the federal Competition Bureau reached a consent agreement for a $15 million administrative...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Source Preview On February 22, 2017, the Canadian Competition Bureau announced it had taken legal action against Hudson's Bay Company ("HBC") for what it considers to be deceptive...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On March 8, 2017, the Competition Bureau released a bulletin for public consultation entitled "Information requests from private parties in proceedings for recovery of loss or damages".
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The Competition Bureau has approved the merger between Dow and DuPont, two companies that specialise in crop protection products and packaging plastics.
Bennett Jones LLP
Emrys Davis and David Cassin, Focusing on What Matters: The Court Refuses to Grant Broad Section 11 Orders in the Commissioner's Bell-MTS Inquiry, delivered at the CBA Competition Law Spring Meeting on May 25, 2017.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
A ventilation systems installation company, 9201-2640 Québec Inc., pleaded guilty to bid-rigging and was fined $140,000 by the Quebec Superior Court.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
McKesson's other proposed acquisition of Uniprix will also be reviewed by the Bureau.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
To address these concerns, Sherwin-Willaims is required under the consent agreement to sell Valspar's assets related to industrial wood coatings in Canada and the U.S. to Axalta Coating Systems Ltd....
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In Les Industries Garanties limitée c. R., the Court allowed the prosecution of a company and its employee to proceed despite a 40-month delay between the laying of charges and the trial.
McMillan LLP
The Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (the "DOJ"), Kenneth Blanco, recently announced[1] that the DOJ's FCPA "Pilot Program" introduced in 2016 would remain in effect after the expiry of its initial of period of one year period on April 5, 2017.
Gowling WLG
What should competition policy in the UK set out to achieve? What guiding principles should shape the UK's approach to competition policy after Brexit?
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Torys LLP
Many of the federal government's stated objectives including protecting youth and minimizing the risk of harm are reflected in Ontario's framework.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Recent decisions of the Federal Court of Appeal and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice raise some concerns about the interaction between IP rights and the Competition Act.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
One question raised by competition investigations involving big data is the role of privacy and data security concerns.
McMillan LLP
As we foreshadowed in our brief on the Investment Canada Act 2016-17 annual report as well as in our March 2015 bulletin announcing significant changes to the ICA, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, ...
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The Crown, including the Competition Bureau and its investigators, is immune from examinations for discovery in litigation in which it is not a party, the Supreme Court of Canada held.
Gowling WLG
What should competition policy in the UK set out to achieve? What guiding principles should shape the UK's approach to competition policy after Brexit?
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Certain materials presented at the workshop may become available, as has been done in previous years, on the ICN website.
Goodmans LLP
Starting September 21, 2017, the monetary threshold for reviews of investments to acquire Canadian businesses under the Investment Canada Act is $1.5 billion in enterprise value for "trade agreement investors."
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
CarGurus unsuccessfully appealed a decision of the Competition Tribunal refusing their leave to bring an application relating to the restrictive trade practices of refusal to deal, price maintenance and exclusive dealing ...
Fasken Martineau
The Canadian Competition Tribunal recently dismissed a jurisdictional challenge by HarperCollins to the Commissioner of Competition's application for an order prohibiting the implementation...
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