Jan. 21, 2020 - In our annual forecast of the year ahead for Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, we evaluate how developments in 2019 will influence these areas of the law in 2020. We discuss below the main issues and trends to watch for this year. Continued Focus on Enforcement in the...
Davies Partner Adam Fanaki Appointed Co-Chair of the C.D. Howe Institute Competition Policy Council
Davies partner Adam Fanaki has been appointed Co-Chair of the C.D. Howe Institute’s Competition Policy Council. The Competition Policy Council comprises top-ranked academics and practitioners active in competition policy. It provides independent analysis of emerging competition policy issues, including those potentially faced by the Competition Bureau. Benjamin Dachis, Associate Director of Research at the C.D. Howe Institute, is the Council’s other Co-Chair.
In a news release announcing the appointment, William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, commented, “Adam is an outstanding authority on competition policy and has made key contributions to the work of the Competition Policy Council. Having him as Co-Chair makes the Council that much stronger.”
Jan. 15, 2020 - The official Annual Report under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) for the fiscal year 2018-19 was released at the end of 2019. This document sets out various statistics and other noteworthy developments during that time frame (i.e., April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019) relating to the two...