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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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How Trudeau Can Easily Help SNC-Lavalin (And Other Corporate Wrongdoers) Without Corrupting Justice
"There is no solution that does not involve interference" — this is what Gerry Butts, the former principal secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reportedly told the chief of staff
Canada
29 Mar 2019
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Canadian Competition Law: 2018 In Review & What To Expect In 2019
The inaugural issue of Canadian Competition Law provides a helpful analysis of Canadian competition law developments from the past 12 months and looks at trends to watch in 2019.
Canada
28 Mar 2019
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Jail Time For Securities Regulatory Offences – Vancouver Court Hands Down 3 Year Sentence
The Vancouver Provincial Court also ordered Mr. Dhanani to pay a total of $194,568 in restitution to five victims.
Canada
29 Nov 2018
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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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Fixing The Leak: Discount Fined $700,000 For Drip Pricing
Discount Car & Truck Rentals Ltd. recently became the fourth car rental company to reach an agreement with the Competition Bureau to settle allegations that they were advertising unattainable prices, a practice known as drip pricing.
Canada
1 Nov 2018
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New Immunity And Leniency Programs: Still The Best Deal In Town?
It used to be the best deal in town: participants in criminal price-fixing conspiracies could approach the Competition Bureau and receive either complete immunity or leniency in exchange for ratting..
Canada
15 Oct 2018
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It Really Is Time To Kick Canada's $2.6-Billion Dairy Habit
Canadian politicians of all stripes have been rallying behind supply management since ending it became the United States' price for renewing NAFTA. Maxime Bernier even lost his position on the Conservative ...
Canada
19 Jul 2018
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Federal Government Releases Its Proposed Approach To Cannabis Regulations
On November 21, 2017, Health Canada released its proposed approach to the regulation of cannabis in anticipation of legalization in July 2018.
Canada
6 Dec 2017
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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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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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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
17
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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