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New Thresholds In Effect For Canadian Merger Reviews
New thresholds for Canadian merger reviews under the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act came into effect on February 2.
Canada
19 Feb 2019
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New Thresholds Announced For Canadian Merger Reviews
On February 10, new thresholds for Canadian merger reviews under the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act came into effect.
Canada
13 Feb 2018
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More Regulatory Reviews Will Be Resolved With Litigation
In recent years we have observed that merger reviews under the Competition Act are becoming more complex and that regulatory intervention under the Investment Canada Act is increasing...
Canada
22 Jan 2016
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Update: Competition Tribunal Grants Interim Injunction In Parkland/Pioneer Merger
The Tribunal concluded that there had to be "clear and non-speculative evidence" of "irreparable harm" before such an interim order would be made.
Canada
17 Jun 2015
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Price Gap Legislation: Surprisingly Modest
According to some media reports, the Commissioner intends to start an inquiry immediately after the legislation enters into force.
Canada
21 Jan 2015
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Competition Act And Investment Canada Act Amendments Now In Force
On February 9, we reported that the federal government had tabled Bill C-10, which, in addition to implementing the government's January 27 budget, would amend the Competition Act in a number of important areas, including merger notification and review, agreements between competitors, and pricing and distribution.
Canada
16 Mar 2009
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Amendments To Canada´s Competition Act: Compliance Costs Just Went Up
Last June, we reported that the Competition Policy Review Panel had recommended major changes to Canada's Competition Act.
Canada
11 Feb 2009
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Competition Panel’s Report Is Underwhelming At Best
The Competition Policy Review Panel’s recent report has commendable objectives, but those hoping for innovative proposals for real reform have been badly let down.
Canada
14 Aug 2008
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Canada’s Competition Policy Review Panel Recommends Major Changes
On June 26, the Competition Policy Review Panel released its recommendations to reduce restrictions on foreign investment, align the Canadian antitrust regime with that of the United States and increase the competitiveness of Canadian business.
Canada
6 Jul 2008
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Recent Developments In Competition Law (Canadian Mega-Mergers Review)
The practice of competition law in Canada falls into two broad but distinct categories: solicitor (advisory) work (which includes merger analysis); and litigation.
Canada
20 Jun 2008
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Document Retention Policies: An Ounce Of Prevention
In January, the Federal Court of Canada set aside document-production orders issued to the Competition Bureau under section 11 of the Competition Act in connection with the Bureau’s review of the Labatt/Lakeport merger.
Canada
26 Mar 2008
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Reflections On The Canadian Merger Review Process: Time For Reform?
The Canadian pre-merger notification and review process, like those in other jurisdictions, has strengths and weaknesses. Legislative flexibility coupled with pragmatic enforcement by the Competition Bureau (the Bureau) has resulted in a system that imposes a light regulatory burden on parties to transactions that do not give rise to substantive competition law issues.
Canada
13 Mar 2008
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Canada’s Approach To Remedies In International Mergers
Canada’s Competition Bureau has recently formalised the approach it will take to remedies in international mergers. In its Information Bulletin on Merger Remedies in Canada, the bureau affirmed its desire to explore coordinated solutions with agencies in other jurisdictions.
Canada
17 Dec 2007
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