The ACCC has even facilitated coordination between companies as they respond to pressing community needs during COVID-19.
This newsletter includes recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to competition and consumer law.
Recent French case gives some important signals as to what will and will not work in a selective distribution system here.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Full Court held that the proposed acquisition is not likely to substantially lessen competition in any market.
Davies Collison Cave
Over the last month, many Australian companies have been forced to quickly adapt in response to changes in consumer demand as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ACCC accepted that public benefits outweighed the detriments, and granted interim authorisation to the supermarkets.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 13 March 2020 the government declared a national state of emergency as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Canada's Competition Bureau has released a position statement regarding the acquisition by Canadian National Railway Company ("CN") of intermodal shipping assets of H&R Transport Limited ("H&R").
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Following a record-breaking $5 billion (US) penalty imposed by the US Federal Trade Commission in July 2019, Facebook agreed to pay a $9 million (Canadian) ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On April 29, 2020, the Competition Bureau (the Bureau) released a statement outlining how it reviews mergers involving apparently failing firms in Canada.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Canadian agricultural sector is an important part of the country's economy, with farm market receipts reaching a record high in recent years and Canada ranking as one of the world's leading exporters of agricultural products.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Combined with real estate, the building materials and construction industries contribute more to Canada's GDP than manufacturing, mining, and oil and gas extraction.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On April 29, in a rare decision based on the "failing firm" rationale, the Competition Bureau announced it would not challenge the acquisition of Total Metal Recovery Inc. by American Iron & Metal Company Inc., ...
As previously discussed in our Refresher on the Failing Firm Defence, many companies will be facing insolvency or bankruptcy in the aftermath of COVID-19.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
As we reported in an earlier article, the Competition Bureau is still very much on the job, even if staff are now working from home.
East & Concord Partners
On the first business day of Year 2020, China published for public comments a draft revisions to its Anti-Monopoly Law ("Draft Revisions").
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On March 11, 2019, Nvidia Corporation (a US-based developer of graphics processing units (GPUs)) announced its intention to acquire Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand...
On 20 April 2020, China's State Administration for Market Regulation made public the case concerning a new joint venture between Shanghai Mingcha Zhegang Management Consulting Co., Ltd. and Huansheng Information Technology Co., Ltd
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
We all deal with giants in our everyday lives. We depend on big companies for our most basic needs.
El 20 de abril de 2020 la Superintendencia de Control del Poder de Mercado emitió el procedimiento abreviado de análisis y control, aplicable a ciertas concentraciones económicas.