Mondaq Canada: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The Competition Bureau has approved plans by Canadian grocery giant Loblaw Companies Limited to divest nine in-store pharmacies to Remedy’s Rx, two grocery stores to Metro Inc., and two Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacies to the Jean Coutu Group.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Little has been said about the amendments to the Canadian Competition Act under CASL related to false or misleading representations in commercial electronic messages.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Earlier this year, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled that the Competition Tribunal erred in dismissing the abuse of dominance case brought by the Commissioner of Competition.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Supreme Court of Canada refused to grant leave to appeal the decision regarding the Commissioner of Competition’s abuse of dominance allegations.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In May 2014, the Minister of Industry issued a net benefit approval for PTTEP’s acquisition of control of the Thornbury, Hangingstone and South Leismer oil sands projects.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 3, 2014, Commissioner John Pecman participated in the Canadian Competition Law Compliance Workshop in Toronto, Canada.
Cassels Brock
On June 26, 2014, the Commissioner of Competition delivered a keynote speech at the Canadian Payments Association’s Payment Panorama Conference.
Torys LLP
This is a reminder to consider substantive antitrust issues even when transactions do not require a U.S. Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) filing.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On November 15, 2013, Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc. (Reynolds) agreed to acquire the North American division of Novelis Foil Products for $35 million.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On May 21, 2014, Commissioner John Pecman announced a significant "realignment" process to the internal structure of the Bureau.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Tennessee-based Louisiana-Pacific Corporation recently abandoned its proposed acquisition of Canadian competitor Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
It has been almost a decade since the Competition Bureau sunk its teeth into the enforcement of ordinary price claims.
Davis LLP
This article highlights the main competition law compliance risks of participating in trade associations, both for the participant and the trade association itself.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc. acquisition of Novelis Foil Products North America Division will not lessen or prevent competition substantially.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bid-rigging agreements in natural resource land auctions have become the focus of increased scrutiny by the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation and Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. mutually agreed to terminate their agreement in which Louisiana Pacific would acquire Ainsworth.
Cassels Brock
The Competition Bureau entered into a Consent Agreement with Transcontinental Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Quebecor Media’s portfolio of 74 community newspapers.
Cassels Brock
The Competition Bureau announced that an individual had been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his involvement in a deceptive telemarketing scheme.
McMillan LLP
The recent U.S. extradition and conviction of a foreign national in connection with his participation in the worldwide marine hose criminal anti-trust cartel serves as a reminder to all that national borders may not insulate offenders from the international reach of competition/antitrust laws.
McMillan LLP
In a matter of a first impression under the Canadian Competition Act, on May 13, 2014 the Competition Bureau released a Position Statement1 regarding what it refers to as "product hopping" or "product switching".
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Earlier this year, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled that the Competition Tribunal erred in dismissing the abuse of dominance case brought by the Commissioner of Competition.
Cassels Brock
On June 26, 2014, the Commissioner of Competition delivered a keynote speech at the Canadian Payments Association’s Payment Panorama Conference.
Stringer LLP
Some organizations subscribe to the close your eyes and think good thoughts school of drafting, when it comes to non-competition agreements in employment contracts.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 3, 2014, Commissioner John Pecman participated in the Canadian Competition Law Compliance Workshop in Toronto, Canada.
Torys LLP
This is a reminder to consider substantive antitrust issues even when transactions do not require a U.S. Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) filing.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Little has been said about the amendments to the Canadian Competition Act under CASL related to false or misleading representations in commercial electronic messages.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Recently, the Competition Tribunal publicly released the reasons for its decision issued on July 23 dismissing the Commissioner of Competition's application against Visa and MasterCard.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On August 19, 2013 Justice Marrocco of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released his final determination of the application commenced by the Commissioner of Competition.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Both the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act thresholds for review of acquisitions of Canadian businesses are expected to increase in 2014.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Supreme Court of Canada refused to grant leave to appeal the decision regarding the Commissioner of Competition’s abuse of dominance allegations.
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