Sept. 17, 2020 - As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to unfold around the globe, antitrust considerations remain important for businesses evaluating strategic options and reacting to the pandemic’s disruptive impact on business operations. The legality of competitor collaborations, the applicable...
Elisa Kearney Named Secretary-Treasurer of the Competition Law Executive
Davies partner Elisa Kearney has been appointed to serve as Secretary-Treasurer on the Canadian Bar Association’s Competition Law Section Executive.
In her new role, Elisa will lend her expertise in supporting the Section’s mission to promote legal and policy analysis, dialogue, education, diversity and leadership among Canadian competition law practitioners.
Elisa is widely recognized for her vast knowledge in all areas of competition and antitrust law, including merger controls, cartel investigations, reviewable conduct, misleading advertising and litigation. She is consistently ranked in numerous publications, including Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. In 2016, she was the only Canadian lawyer recognized in the Global Competition Review’s “40 under 40” list.
Aug. 13, 2020 - The Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry has issued an order, under recently enacted federal legislation, extending several time periods for the national security review (NSR) process under the Investment Canada Act (ICA). The NSR process may be invoked in respect of any...