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...
Common Law Conspiracy and Other Economic Torts
This chapter from Fundamentals of Canadian Competition Law, 3rd edition, provides a brief overview of the economic torts most relevant to competition; namely, the tort of civil conspiracy, unlawful interference with economic relations and unlawful restraint of trade.
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...