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Supreme Court clarifies test for merger review
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • February 12 2015

The Supreme Court recently issued its first ruling on the Competition Act merger review provisions in more than 20 years, a decision which largely


Doing business in Canada - December 2014
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2014

Canada is a member of a wide network of international treaties that offer protection of investments in Canada to foreign investors from countries


Supreme Court clarifies test for merger review in Canada
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • January 26 2015

On January 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its much-anticipated decision in Tervita Corp. v Canada (Commissioner of Competition


New merger review thresholds for Competition Act and Investment Canada Act
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • February 5 2015

The threshold for a pre-closing net benefit review under the Investment Canada Act and the threshold for a pre-closing merger notification under the


Supreme Court allows disclosure of wiretap evidence for class action
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • December 4 2014

According to the Supreme Court of Canada, wiretap evidence obtained in a Competition Bureau criminal investigation may be disclosed for purposes of a


Competition commissioner takes tough action on waste merger consent agreement and advertising of text messaging fees
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2012

In her final days as Canada’s commissioner of competition, Melanie Aitken has launched two significant actions: laying criminal charges over an alleged breach of a merger-related consent order, and seeking $10 million penalties against each of Canada’s three largest wireless carriers alleging they violated the misleading advertising provisions of the Competition Act


New merger review thresholds for Competition Act
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2014

The threshold for a pre-closing merger notification under the Competition Act has been increased for 2014


Competition Bureau settles with e-book publishers, but e-book seller challenges deal
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • April 10 2014

Two weeks after the Competition Bureau announced that a settlement agreement had been reached with four e-book publishers, a leading Canadian e-book retailer filed an application with the Competition Tribunal challenging the agreement


Private arbitration clauses, class action waivers and Canada’s Competition Act
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 25 2013

The Federal Court of Appeal's recent decision in Murphy v Amway Canada Corp. has clarified the findings in Seidel v TELUS Communications confirming


Canada’s Competition Bureau requires divestitures and limits on supplier contracts in clearing Loblaw-Shoppers merger
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • April 8 2014

Approximately eight months after the announcement of Loblaw Companies Limited's proposed acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation, the