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What Fresh Hell Is This? The Canadian Cartel Class Action System
The answer to Miss Parker's question, for those in the midst of a cartel investigation, is, almost certainly, a follow-on class action claim.
Canada
20 Jan 2015
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One Place Where Possession Is Not Nine Tenths Of The Law
Section 69(2) of the Competition Act provides that, by possessing documents, persons and firms are deemed to know their contents and to have done what the documents say was done.
Canada
20 Jan 2015
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Proposed Amendment To Competition Act Broadens "Affiliate" Definition
On December 9, 2014, the federal Minister of Industry introduced Bill C-49, the Price Transparency Act.
Canada
19 Dec 2014
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The Immunity And Leniency System
The Canadian Competition Bureau has established immunity and leniency programs to encourage parties to admit their involvement in the commission of Competition Act offences.
Canada
4 Nov 2014
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The Walls Have Ears – Lots Of Them!
Supreme Court of Canada jurisprudence in the cartel space is rare – and therefore valuable. While not always good news, it provides definitive guidance.
Canada
4 Nov 2014
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Canadian Cartel News (Volume 1)
Welcome to McMillan's Canadian Cartel News. Our first couple of posts will provide a general introduction to Canadian cartel legislation, its enforcement and related private actions. Thereafter, we expect to delve into specific points of interest and new developments as they arise. But, first things first.
Canada
3 Oct 2014
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Canadian Cartel News (Volume 2)
On Thursday, September 18, the Canadian Competition Bureau (Bureau) released a Draft Updated Corporate Compliance Bulletin.
Canada
3 Oct 2014
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Assessing The Auto Parts Inquiry In Canada
In an article contributed to the 2012 Cartel Workshop in Vancouver, I discussed (among other things) the status of the auto parts inquiry in Canada, based on a review of public record materials.1 Affidavits filed in support of subpoena applications to the Ontario courts indicated that the Canadian Competition Bureau’s ("CCB") auto parts inquiry had, by October 2011, reached such a significant scale that the CCB had: ...
Canada
30 Jan 2014
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Canadian Competition Bureau Reviewable Conduct Branch Roundtable
Competition Bureau’s Reviewable Practice Branch participated in its first annual roundtable with members of the bar.
Canada
4 Nov 2013
10
Recent Unilateral Conduct Decisions Of Canada’s Competition Tribunal Confirm Established Requirements Of The Law
In 2009/10 Canada fundamentally amended important aspects of its competition law.
Canada
4 Nov 2013
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Court Of Appeal Dismisses Conspiracy Claim Against Joint Purchasers
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently overturned a decision which had suggested that joint purchasing activities are highly risky.
Canada
8 Jul 2013
12
"Calling All Whistleblowers" - The Competition Bureau's Newest Cartel-Busting Initiative
John Pecman, who was confirmed as Canada's new Commissioner of Competition on June 12th, has launched a "Criminal Cartel Whistleblowing Initiative" to intensify the Competition Bureau's efforts to investigate and prosecute cartel activity.
Canada
24 Jun 2013
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The Commissioner Of Competition Outlines His Agenda
In a significant speech, delivered in the Vancouver offices of McMillan on December 5, 2012, John Pecman, Canada's Interim Commissioner of Competition (the "Commissioner"), outlined the enforcement agenda for his term.
Canada
12 Dec 2012
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Leniency Applicants Now Debarred From Federal Procurement
Canadian newspapers have been replete with headlines involving allegations of corruption and conflict-of-interest in the handing out of public contracts.
Canada
6 Dec 2012
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Merger Control 2012
In Canada, all mergers are governed by the federal Competition Act (the Act), which creates jurisdiction for the review of mergers affecting the Canadian market.
Canada
4 May 2012
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Awarding Costs Under Section 36 Of The Competition Act: 321665 Alberta Ltd. v. Exxonmobil Canada Ltd.
In 321665 Alberta Ltd v ExxonMobil Canada Ltd, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench recently issued the first reported decision seriously considering a claimant's entitlement to costs under section 36 of Canada's Competition Act (the "Act").
Canada
 
23 Mar 2012
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Watching What You Say – Even When Fighting Alleged Crime
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal case of TPG Technology v Competition Bureau is a reminder that even in the effort to vigorously enforce the Competition Act, and publicize those efforts, the rules of defamation apply.
Canada
14 Mar 2012
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New Canadian Predatory Pricing Guidelines Embrace Aggressive Pricing
Consumers and businesses will benefit from the new guidelines on predatory pricing released on July 21, 2008 by the Competition Bureau.
Canada
30 Jul 2008
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