Sept. 30, 2019 - Canada’s Competition Bureau is actively seeking and reviewing smaller acquisitions that may not exceed pre-merger notification thresholds under the Competition Act but that may nonetheless raise substantive competition issues. The Bureau’s demonstrated interest in evaluating smaller mergers...
George Addy Appointed to Board of Directors of Invest in Canada
Davies partner George Addy has been appointed to the inaugural board of directors of Invest in Canada, a federal agency that promotes Canada globally as a premier investment destination.
George has 40 years of experience in foreign investment, regulatory and competition law, both in Canada and internationally. Former head of the Canadian Competition Bureau, he advises on foreign investment and anti-corruption matters.
The board will work to attract job-creating investment in Canada and connect more Canadian businesses to global supply chains.
Sept. 24, 2019 - The Supreme Court of Canada has released its long-awaited decision in two companion appeals that have significant implications for class actions alleging conduct that contravenes the criminal provisions found in Part VI of the Competition Act (Act). In its decision in Pioneer Corporation...