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...
Supreme Court of Canada Allows Indirect Purchaser Class Actions for Antitrust Claims
Davies partners John Bodrug, Adam Fanaki and Chantelle Spagnola provide insight on three recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions allowing indirect purchasers to assert claims in antitrust class actions. The article examines the reasoning behind these rulings and questions whether such actions will be workable in practice.
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...