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...
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.
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...