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...
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.
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...