21 janv. 2020 - Traduction en cours. 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...
Indirect Purchaser Claims
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In its first decisions in over 20 years addressing private competition law claims, the Supreme Court of Canada found that indirect purchasers (such as consumers and retailers) are entitled to assert claims for damages and restitution in class actions relying upon alleged competition law offences. This article discusses the significance of these highly anticipated decisions (Infineon Technologies AG v Option Consommateurs 2013 SCC 59; Pro-Sys Consultants Ltd v Microsoft Corporation 2013 SCC 57; and Sun-Rype Products Ltd v Archer Daniels Midland Company 2013 SCC 58) and what the implications could be for competition policy and class certification in Canada.
15 janv. 2020 - Traduction en cours. 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)...