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Class Dismissed: Competition Bureau's Privilege Claims Denied By FCA
Last April, the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) rejected arguments that the Tribunal's longstanding approach to public interest privilege should re-evaluated and found that class privilege protected documents from disclosure that the Competition Bureau (Bureau) had collected from third parties during its investigation.
Canada
8 Feb 2018
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Highlights Of Competition Law Enforcement In Canada, 2016: Civil Matters
A number of significant non-criminal matters were concluded in 2016, by way of negotiated settlement or decisions by the Competition Tribunal
Canada
8 Feb 2017
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Ensuring The Price Is Right: Amazon Pays $1.1 Million To Settle Canadian Competition Bureau Ordinary Price Advertising Investigation
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 . . .
Canada
19 Jan 2017
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No Bad Apple Here: Competition Bureau Ends Two-Year Investigation Into iphone Contracts
The Bureau generally considers clauses of this nature to be vertical restraints that may impair competition.
Canada
12 Jan 2017
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Canada's Competition Bureau: Riding The Innovation Wave
The ISED Minister recently launched consultations on developing an innovation agenda for Canada. In so doing, he noted that innovation is a Canadian value, and that Canadians are a nation of innovators.
Canada
25 Nov 2016
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Bitcoin Update: Cryptocurrency Remains Rare In M&A Transactions Despite Potential
Bitcoin remains a fringe currency in the context of M&A transactions. Despite some notable advantages over fiat currency, the risks associated with funding a large transaction using the cryptocurrency have limited its use to deals between players in the Bitcoin space.
Canada
29 Sep 2016
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Ontario's Bulk Sales Act: Repeal At Last?
Last year we reported on Ontario's distinction as the only Canadian province that has not repealed its century-old Bulk Sales Act.
Canada
7 Jul 2016
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Competition Bureau Alleges Moose Knuckles' "Made In Canada" Claims Are False And Misleading
On April 26, 2016, Canada's Competition Bureau filed an application with the Competition Tribunal alleging that Moose International Inc., carrying on business as Moose Knuckles, engaged in deceptive marketing practices...
Canada
3 May 2016
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Canada And The EU: Update On CETA
Negotiations between Canada and the European Union (EU) on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) began in 2009.
Canada
6 Apr 2016
10
Keeping Up With The Competition Bureau: Recent Position Statements
In determining the Relevant Market, the Bureau looked at the retail and foodservice sale of some similar products
Canada
1 Oct 2015
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Settlement Privilege Does Not Protect Factual Information Communicated In Proffer Stage Of Competition Act Investigation
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice held in R. v Nestlé Canada Inc. that communications between corporations and the Competition Bureau (Bureau) during the proffer stage of the Immunity Program or the Leniency Program should not be protected by settlement privilege
Canada
18 Apr 2015
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Ontario Court Finds Discoverability Rule Applies To Competition Act Claims
In a recent ruling, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that the discoverability principle applies to the limitation period imposed by section 36(4)(a) of the Competition Act.
Canada
13 Apr 2015
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US Authorities Help Competition Bureau To Secure US-based Documents
The US District Court of Maryland's recent decision concerning Aegis Mobile, LLC signals a major development in cross-border regulatory enforcement and cooperation between Canada and the United States.
Worldwide
29 Jan 2015
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Supreme Court Clarifies Test For Merger Review In Canada
Lays waste to Commissioner's case on efficiencies, but serves as reminder of hazards of internal documents
Canada
26 Jan 2015
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Doing Business In Canada - December 2014
Our Doing business in Canada publication is a general overview of the principal corporate, tax and other legal considerations that would be of interest to foreign businesses wishing to establish or acquire a business in Canada.
Canada
8 Dec 2014
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Rogers Dodges Major Penalty For Failing To Test Performance Claims
The Ontario Superior Court recently imposed an administrative monetary penalty (AMP) of $500,000 against Chatr Wireless Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc.
Canada
5 Mar 2014
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Pharma In Brief - Canada: Canada Agrees To Improvements In Patent Protection Under Trade Agreement With The EU
After four years of negotiations, Canada and the European Union today signed a significant trade deal which includes elements directed towards intellectual property protection for life sciences patentees.
Canada
29 Oct 2013
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Cross-Border Lessons In Combating Misleading Advertising
Protecting consumers from false and misleading advertising is a key enforcement priority for both Canada’s Competition Bureau and the United States Federal Trade Commission. The Bureau’s most recent case, against two of Canada’s leading furniture and appliance retailers, demonstrates the increasing importance of ensuring clear and accurate advertising.
Canada
23 Jul 2013
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As Of January 15, 2013, Certain City Of Montreal Contracts Are Subject To The Rules Of The Integrity In Public Contracts Act
Any enterprise that wishes to participate in certain City of Montreal contracts will have to hold an authorization granted by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
Canada
24 Jan 2013
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Leniency Exception Removed From Public Works And Government Services Canada Integrity Policy
The federal government’s procurement department, Public Works and Government Services Canada, recently announced an important change to the provisions of its Supply Manual that relate to integrity
Canada
13 Dec 2012
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