Nov. 12, 2020 - While Canada’s Competition Bureau (Bureau) has been working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, its enforcement and activity levels have remained healthy and robust. The latest speech from the Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) and the Bureau’s recent enforcement efforts both...
An Old Friend in New Clothes – Competition Law Insight
Davies partner Mark Katz examines the Competition Bureau’s recently sharpened focus pricing conduct in areas including price discrimination, predatory pricing, geographic price discrimination, promotional allowances and price maintenance.
Read the full article for insight into the Bureau’s draft enforcement guidelines on the civil price maintenance provision and the federal government’s announcement on a new civil prohibition against “unjustified cross-border price discrimination.”
Nov. 06, 2020 - The Supreme Court of Canada (Supreme Court) yesterday handed down its highly awaited decision in Quebec (Attorney General) v 9147-0732 Québec inc. 1 For the first time, the Court decided that corporations cannot claim the protection of section 12 of the Canadian Charter of Rights...