Mondaq Canada: Anti-trust/Competition Law
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.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Japanese auto parts manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric has been fined $13.4 million after pleading guilty to participating in illegal agreements with industry competitors ...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In November 2016, the Canadian government announced that it will significantly raise the financial threshold above which foreign investments into Canada are subject to a pre-closing "net benefit" review under the Investment Canada Act (ICA).
McMillan LLP
As indicated in our March 2017 bulletin, the Government of Canada previously announced its intention to accelerate by two years the previously scheduled increase to the "enterprise value" threshold under the Investment Canada Act
Cassels Brock
The Commissioner of Competition filed a Notice of Application against the Hudson's Bay Company in late February alleging that HBC engaged in deceptive marketing practices relating to its sale of sleep sets ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Certain merger notification thresholds under Canada's Competition Act and the foreign investment review thresholds under the Investment Canada Act are updated on a yearly basis.
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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.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
The organization of contests, draws and lotteries is subject to a number of legislative provisions which remain unknown to many.
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.
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.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
W. Michael Osborne, partner at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, was quoted in a recent article in the Law Times, Tech firm sues after bid-rigging acquittal.
McMillan LLP
In the recent decision of R v Fedele, the Court of Québec has effectively adopted the approach set out by the Supreme Court of Canada in R v Riesberry regarding the interpretation...
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.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
VW recently employed a quick settlement strategy to deal with the fallout from its admission, in September 2015, that it had installed software to cheat on emissions tests on 11 million diesel powered VW and Audi vehicles.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The threshold for advance review and Ministerial approval of certain direct foreign acquisitions of control of Canadian businesses under the Investment Canada Act is subject to annual indexing for inflation.
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...
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