Mondaq Canada: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Competition Bureau recently cleared the proposed acquisition of Canexus Corporation by Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund despite concluding that the transaction was likely to result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Plaintiffs in follow-on competition law class actions routinely seek information from Canada's Competition Bureau in aid of their actions.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
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.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Unannounced inspections or 'dawn raids' are used by antitrust authorities to obtain evidence when there are suspicions that individuals or businesses have infringed the antitrust rules.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The pre-merger notification transaction-size threshold for 2017 has increased to $88 million from the 2016 threshold of $87 million.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Regular prices, sale prices, clearance sales – these terms are ubiquitous in the retail world and are a familiar component of marketing strategies intended to convince consumers that now is the best...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In 2016, the Commissioner of Competition (the Commissioner) pursued another year of aggressive criminal enforcement in Canada.
McMillan LLP
The Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") recently released for comment its draft bulletin on Information Requests from Private Parties in Proceedings for Recovery of Loss or Damage (the "Bulletin") which addresses the Bureau's stance on requests for confidential information in its possession arising from private damages actions under section 36 of the Competition Act (the "Act").
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
These customers use public Wi-Fi, when it is available, or Rogers' GSM network when no Wi-Fi is available.
Miller Thomson LLP
Amazon has agreed to pay a $1,000,000 administrative monetary penalty and $60,000 in Competition Bureau costs, following the Bureau's conclusion that Amazon did not substantiate its sale prices.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright partner Thierry Dorval recently moderated a panel hosted by the Institute of Corporate Directors that featured Canada's Commissioner of Competition of Canada, John Pecman.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The threshold for certain pre-closing net benefit reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) and the threshold for a pre-closing merger notification under the Competition Act have been increased for 2017.
McMillan LLP
The 2017 increases to the merger thresholds under Canada's Competition Act and Investment Canada Act have been announced.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
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.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Amazon has agreed to pay a $1,000,000 administrative monetary penalty and $60,000 in Competition Bureau costs, following the Bureau's conclusion that Amazon did not substantiate its sale prices.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
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.
McMillan LLP
On February 2, 2017, President Donald Trump's newly-minted Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Maureen Ohlhausen, provided the Opening Keynote at the American Bar Association's 2017...
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.
Torys LLP
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it will release tomorrow the annual revisions to the notification and filing fee thresholds of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
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.
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Amazon has agreed to pay a $1,000,000 administrative monetary penalty and $60,000 in Competition Bureau costs, following the Bureau's conclusion that Amazon did not substantiate its sale prices.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright partner Thierry Dorval recently moderated a panel hosted by the Institute of Corporate Directors that featured Canada's Commissioner of Competition of Canada, John Pecman.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
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.
McMillan LLP
The 2017 increases to the merger thresholds under Canada's Competition Act and Investment Canada Act have been announced.
Miller Thomson LLP
Amazon has agreed to pay a $1,000,000 administrative monetary penalty and $60,000 in Competition Bureau costs, following the Bureau's conclusion that Amazon did not substantiate its sale prices.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The threshold for certain pre-closing net benefit reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) and the threshold for a pre-closing merger notification under the Competition Act have been increased for 2017.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In 2016, the Commissioner of Competition (the Commissioner) pursued another year of aggressive criminal enforcement in Canada.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
These customers use public Wi-Fi, when it is available, or Rogers' GSM network when no Wi-Fi is available.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Regular prices, sale prices, clearance sales – these terms are ubiquitous in the retail world and are a familiar component of marketing strategies intended to convince consumers that now is the best...
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