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Daddies And Mommies And Babies, Oh My! UK Bans Ads That Gender Stereotype
The Mondelez ad promoting Philadelphia cream cheese was criticized for portraying the stereotype that men were unable to care for children as well as women.
Canada
20 Aug 2019
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Competition Bureau Challenges Completed Merger
In an unusual move, the Competition Bureau is challenging a completed transaction – it is unclear from the materials filed by the Bureau whether the merger was subject to pre-merger notification.
Canada
9 Jul 2019
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Raising A Red Flag – Competition Laws Being Used To Attach Non-Solicitation Clauses In US Franchise Agreements
Is it Time for You to Consider Revising your Canadian Franchise Agreement to Remove the Risk?
Canada
23 Apr 2019
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Canadian Competition Law - Review 2018 & What To Expect 2019
Bayer sold the businesses it promised to divest to BASF.
Canada
16 Apr 2019
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Cartels And Leniency 2019
Canada's Competition Act, a federal statute, establishes a two-track regime for agreements between competitors.
Canada
15 Nov 2018
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Chris Hersh Discusses The Uncertainty Of Deals Involving Chinese SOEs With Canadian Lawyer
Chris Hersh has been interviewed for an article titled "Death of Aecon Sale Signals Uncertainty of Deals Involving Chinese SOEs," published by Canadian Lawyer.
Canada
5 Jun 2018
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HBC Has To Sleep In The Bed It Made ... Commissioner Brings Misleading Advertising Application Over Mattress Promotions
The Commissioner of Competition filed a Notice of Application against the Hudson's Bay Company in late February alleging that HBC engaged in deceptive marketing practices relating to its sale of sleep sets ...
Canada
6 Apr 2017
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Reliance On Supplier Price Information Cost Amazon $1 Million For Contravention Of Ordinary Price Provisions
The outcome of this case clearly indicates that operators of e-commerce omni-channels cannot simply rely on pricing information provided from suppliers.
Canada
16 Jan 2017
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National Security Review Guidelines Highlight Amorphous Nature Of "National Security"
The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development has just released Guidelines on the National Security Review of Investments.
Canada
28 Dec 2016
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Broken Telephone: Telco Ordered To Pay $300,000 For Misleading Advertising
Under the consent agreement, Comwave is required to pay an administrative monetary penalty (AMP) of $300,000, and $60,000 towards the Bureau's costs of the investigation.
Canada
28 Sep 2016
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Below The Fold Is Below The Radar - Native Advertising Disclosure Must Be Clear, Conspicuous & Unavoidable
In this case, Warner hired an ad agency, Plaid Social (Plaid), to run their YouTube campaign which also required influencers to post on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
Canada
22 Jul 2016
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Be Careful What You List For Competition Tribunal Orders TREB To Lift Restrictions On Use Of MLS Data
Earlier this month, the Competition Tribunal issued its order for a remedy following its decision in late April finding that the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) had abused its dominant position...
Canada
20 Jun 2016
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Competition Bureau To Study FinTech Market
The Competition Bureau (the Bureau) launched a market study on May 19, 2016, that will examine the competitive landscape for technology-led innovation and emerging services in the Canadian financial services sector.
Canada
15 Jun 2016
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Commissioner Knuckles Down On Moose Knuckles' Use Of "Made In Canada" Claims
On April 26, 2016, the Commissioner of Competition brought an application to the Competition Tribunal against Moose International Inc., a manufacturer of premium winter jackets under the Moose Knuckles brand.
Canada
4 May 2016
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2016 Competition Act And Investment Canada Act Thresholds Announced
Earlier today, the Canadian Competition Bureau (the Bureau) announced that the pre-merger notification Transaction-Size threshold will increase from $86 million to $87 million for 2016.
Canada
9 Feb 2016
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Staple Jam: Bureau Challenges Staples/Office Depot Merger
Yesterday, the Commissioner of Competition (the "Commissioner") filed an application to the Competition Tribunal challenging Staples, Inc.'s ("Staples") proposed acquisition of Office Depot Inc. ("Office Depot").
Canada
14 Dec 2015
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False Reviews Equal Real Fine – Bell Canada Agrees To Pay $1.25 Million Penalty For Misleading Online Reviews
Earlier today, the Commissioner of Competition announced that it had entered into a Consent Agreement with Bell Canada in connection with certain Bell employees posting misleading reviews and ratings of the company's mobile applications.
Canada
15 Oct 2015
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Too Sweet To Swallow: Government Stays Proceedings In Chocolate Cartel Case
In June 2013, the Bureau laid charges against three companies and three individuals accused of conspiracy under the Competition Act for their alleged role in fixing the price of chocolate confectionary products in Canada.
Canada
17 Sep 2015
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Fasten Your Seatbelts - Porter Airlines Pays $150K For Anti-Spam Breach
Earlier today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (the CRTC) announced that Porter Airlines Inc. had agreed to pay $150,000 for alleged violations of Canada's anti-spam law (known as CASL).
Canada
1 Jul 2015
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Focused On Compliance: Competition Bureau Releases Corporate Compliance Bulletin
The Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") recently released its Corporate Compliance Programs Bulletin (the "Bulletin").
Canada
29 Jun 2015
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