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By Wendy Sun, Peter Greene
In its recently published Budget for 2017, the Ontario Government is proposing to allow SROs, such as the MFDA and the IIROC to file their disciplinary decisions with the court ...
By Daphne Hooper
Japanese auto parts manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric has been fined $13.4 million after pleading guilty to participating in illegal agreements with industry competitors ...
By Christopher J. Somerville
For decades, Ontario lawyers suing to collect their accounts have sometimes faced an obscure but potentially devastating obstacle: the Solicitors Act (Ontario).
By W. Michael G. Osborne
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.
By Annie Tayyab
The Competition Bureau recently confirmed that it has issued a No Action Letter in the proposed acquisition of Canexus Corporation by Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund.
By W. Michael G. Osborne
The pre‑merger notification threshold relating to transaction‑size will be $88 million in 2017, up from $87 million last year, the Competition Bureau announced recently.
By Wendy Sun
The Competition Bureau wants to make sure that mattress buyers get a good night's sleep knowing that they actually saved money instead of receiving a fake discount.
By Daphne Hooper
A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal has international arbitrators scratching their heads as non-contracting parties to a dispute based largely in Ontario are sent to arbitration in Germany.
By Wendy Sun
Class counsel are not permitted to pay off their rival firm using proceeds from the settlement funds in order to avoid competing actions, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently held.
By W. Michael G. Osborne
Apple and ebook publishers Hachette, Macmillan, and Simon & Shuster have agreed to change how they sell ebooks to settle allegations that they entered into an anti-competitive agreement that reduced price competition by ebook retailers.
By W. Michael G. Osborne
Amazon.com.ca Inc. has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty, plus $100,000 in costs, to settle allegations by the Competition Bureau that its practice of advertising savings from a list price contravened the Competition Act's ordinary selling price and misleading email provisions.
By W. Michael G. Osborne
Apple's iPhone smartphone enjoys market power, but terms imposed by Apple on wireless carriers did not harm competition, the Competition Bureau concluded recently.
By W. Michael G. Osborne
The FTC and the European Commission also had concerns about the market for steerable sheaths.
By Annie Tayyab
The federal government has finally issued long-awaited Guidelines on the National Security Review of Investments, which clarify its approach to the national security review regime...
By Meredith Hayward
The Supreme Court ordered Scotiabank to disclose the mortgage discharge statement to RBC on two separate bases.
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