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...
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.
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...