May 27, 2020 - Preventing corruption is a day-to-day challenge that requires society as a whole to become aware of the necessity to foster a real cultural shift. Although legislation and internal policies remain essential, they are not sufficient to prevent corruption. They must be supplemented by a...
Presentation: Competition Law Considerations for Joint Ventures and Other Collaborations
Joint venture collaborations may be subject to Competition Act provisions dealing with mergers and agreements with competitors.
This presentation, authored by Mark Katz, examines regulatory requirements for businesses planning to merge, including pre-merger notification and substantive review, and discusses areas of Competition Bureau enforcement in the battle against price fixing, the allocation of markets and supply/production control.
May 25, 2020 - The federal government has published a draft legislative proposal that would allow for the extension of certain legislative time limits and other periods due to COVID-19. The draft proposal (referenced as the Time Limits and Other Periods Act [COVID-19]) released on May 20, 2020,...