Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Canada’s Competition Bureau says it will appeal against a decision from the country’s specialist competition court after it dismissed a high-profile monopolisation case and suggested that bureau officials brought the challenge under the wrong section of Canada’s antitrust law.
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
Canada’s Competition Tribunal has thrown out an abuse of dominance case against the Toronto Real Estate Board after finding that the Competition Bureau’s case against the association failed to clear the pleading hurdles established in a prior dominance case.
Tuesday, 5 March 2013
Canada’s Competition Bureau has approved Bell’s acquisition of rival media company Astral under the condition that Astral divests 13 television channels.
Tuesday, 26 February 2013
A decision by Canada’s Federal Appeal Court cements the right of the country’s Competition Tribunal to block or alter a merger because of how it predicts the industry would have looked had the merger not taken place.
Tuesday, 19 February 2013
Torys has hired competition litigation specialist Sylvie Rodrigue as lead partner to open the firm’s new office in Montreal.
Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Canada’s commissioner of competition says he expects crown prosecutors to appeal against a court decision that ended a Quebec bid-rigging prosecution at its very earliest stage.
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
A federal appeals court in Canada has confirmed the Competition Bureau’s decision to require divestments in the completed merger between waste management companies Tervita and Complete Environmental.
Thursday, 7 February 2013
Canada’s Competition Bureau has reached a consent agreement with Waste Management Quebec, ordering it to divest landfill disposal rights before completing its acquisition of a rival.
Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Officials at Canada’s Competition Bureau say they believe records kept at the headquarters of three Toronto-area concrete producers and the local industry association will help prove their involvement in a price-fixing and market allocation conspiracy.
Friday, 1 February 2013
The interim head of Canada’s Competition Bureau, John Pecman, has said the agency will always use formal requests for information in behavioural investigations, no longer asking for voluntary responses.
Monday, 14 January 2013
Melanie Aitken, Canada’s former commissioner of competition, is rejoining Canadian law firm Bennett Jones to help the firm launch its competition and antitrust practice in Washington, DC.
Monday, 17 December 2012
The Public Prosecution Service of Canada has dropped all charges against Canadian waste management company Progressive Waste Solutions after the country’s Competition Bureau botched the handling of evidence during an investigation related to a prior merger.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
Canada’s government has barred leniency applicants that are convicted of cartel and bid-rigging violations from participating in future federal public tenders.
Wednesday, 21 November 2012
Individuals sentenced for competition law violations under Canada’s criminal code will now face mandatory prison time, according to newly enacted rules that lawyers say will hamper enforcement.
Tuesday, 20 November 2012
Canadian antitrust litigator Davit Akman has left Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg to join the partnership at business law and intellectual property firm Gowling Lafleur Henderson.