Mondaq Canada: Anti-trust/Competition Law
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.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
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.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Apple's iPhone smartphone enjoys market power, but terms imposed by Apple on wireless carriers did not harm competition, the Competition Bureau concluded recently.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced January 11 that Amazon.com.ca, Inc. (Amazon) has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty for contravening the misleading advertising provisions under the Canadian Competition Act...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Online retailer Amazon.com.ca Inc. recently agreed to pay a $1 million administrative monetary penalty as well as $100,000 towards the Competition Bureau's legal costs as part of a settlement . . .
Cassels Brock
The outcome of this case clearly indicates that operators of e-commerce omni-channels cannot simply rely on pricing information provided from suppliers.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Bureau generally considers clauses of this nature to be vertical restraints that may impair competition.
WeirFoulds LLP
Public contracts constitute the majority of infrastructure projects in the country. With an expected increase in federal spending for such projects in 2017...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In addition to its independent consent agreement, the Bureau participated in a proposed class action settlement that Volkswagen reached with consumers of certain affected vehicles.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The HR Guidelines focus attention on an area that is not typically regarded as an antitrust "hot spot" but has been the subject of several high-profile proceedings in recent years in the United States.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On December 19, 2016, the federal government released new guidelines on national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA).
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On December 14, the Competition Bureau entered into a consent agreement with McKesson Corporation in relation to its acquisition of Rexall Health from Katz Group.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The establishment of a new Canadian business by a non-Canadian is also notifiable and subject to national security review.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On April 28, 2016, we first reported on the Competition Bureau's legal proceedings against Canadian based parka manufacturer, Moose Knuckles, concerning allegedly misleading claims...
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The FTC and the European Commission also had concerns about the market for steerable sheaths.
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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.
McMillan LLP
The controversial private right of action included in the legislation colloquially called Canada's Anti-Spam Law[1] (the "Act" or "CASL"), comes into force on July 1st of this year.
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The Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced January 11 that Amazon.com.ca, Inc. (Amazon) has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty for contravening the misleading advertising provisions under the Canadian Competition Act...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The coming year will see our highest court decide a host of appeals of interest to Canadian businesses and professions.
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.
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...
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.
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