Jan. 21, 2020 - In our annual forecast of the year ahead for Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, we evaluate how developments in 2019 will influence these areas of the law in 2020. We discuss below the main issues and trends to watch for this year. Continued Focus on Enforcement in the...
The Cartels and Leniency Review: Canada Chapter
The detection and prosecution of cartels is at the top of the international antitrust enforcement agenda. Canada is no exception. The Competition Bureau has significant powers at its disposal to investigate alleged domestic and international cartel conduct and has a robust enforcement record in this area. Of note, the Bureau is increasingly seeking more significant penalties against corporations and targeting individuals for sanction and punishment.
This chapter highlights the legal standards and practical enforcement realities of this critical area of Canadian competition law.
Jan. 15, 2020 - The official Annual Report under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) for the fiscal year 2018-19 was released at the end of 2019. This document sets out various statistics and other noteworthy developments during that time frame (i.e., April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019) relating to the two...