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Commissioner gives headshot to Bauer - company to cease hockey helmet performance claims

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 17 2014

On November 13, 2014, the Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") entered into a Consent Agreement (the "Agreement") with Bauer Hockey Corp. ("Bauer"

Water heater companies in hot water - Competition Bureau seeks $25 million administrative monetary penalties

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 21 2012

The Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") has initiated proceedings under the abuse of dominance provisions of the Competition Act against Direct Energy

The new abuse of dominance guidelines one step forward two steps back

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 2 2012

The new Enforcement Guidelines on the Abuse of Dominance Provisions are a much-needed update to the existing guidelines, which were released more than a decade ago

Misleading statements about length of time an advertiser has been in business

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 10 2012

A recent decision of the High Court in the United Kingdom found that statements relating to the length of time an advertiser had been in business were misleading

New conspiracy provisions claim first victims

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 16 2012

The first convictions under Canada’s strengthened conspiracy laws were announced on January 6, 2012

Investment Canada ActUndertakings cast in Steel

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 15 2011

Early this week, the Investment Canada Act (“ICA”) enforcement case brought by the Canadian Government against U.S. Steel was resolved by way of a landmark settlement

Clarity or confusion: Competition Bureau issues revised Merger Enforcement Guidelines

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 13 2011

Last week, the Canadian Competition Bureau (the “Bureau”) released its revised Merger Enforcement Guidelines (the “MEGs”

M&A in Canada: a 2011 mid-year review

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 6 2011

Canada now has one of the lowest corporate tax rates for active business in the G8: the federal 16.5 corporate income tax rate, effective January 11, 2010, will decrease to 15 by January 1, 2012

Untruth in advertising: Competition Bureau cracks down on misleading advertising

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 15 2011

The sanctioning of the Canadian distributor of Nivea skincare products last week highlights the significant number of cases brought over the past few months by the Commissioner of Competition under both the criminal and civil misleading advertising provisions of the Competition Act

The battle is joined: the Competition Bureau’s case against Visa and Mastercard continues

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 2 2011

As expected, Visa and MasterCard came out with guns blazing in their Responses to the Commissioner of Competition's claim that they had engaged in price maintenance contrary to Canada's Competition Act