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Canada’s Budget Bill to overhaul the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • February 10 2009

On Friday, February 6, 2009, Canada's Minister of Finance, James Flaherty, introduced in Parliament Bill C-10, the Budget Implementation Act, to implement fiscal and economic measures Canada is taking to deal with the current economic crisis and that were set out in the January 27, 2009 federal budget


Competition Bureau seeks input on updated abuse of dominance guidelines
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2009

On January 16, 2009, the Canadian Competition Bureau released for public comment a draft of its Enforcement Guidelines on the Abuse of Dominance Provisions


The Competition Bureau publishes updated guidance on Corporate Compliance Programs
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2008

On October 24, 2008, the Competition Bureau published the final version of its updated information bulletin on Corporate Compliance Programs (the “Bulletin”


Changes in store for Canada’s competition and investment laws
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2008

In the recent Speech from the Throne on November 19, 2008, entitled Protecting Canada's Future, the Canadian government outlined its plans to amend Canada's competition and investment laws


When efficiency trumps antitrust: Competition Bureau publishes final Bulletin on Efficiencies in Merger Review
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 16 2009

On March 2, 2009, Canada’s Competition Bureau published the final version of its Bulletin on Efficiencies in Merger Review


Sweeping changes to Competition Act and Investment Canada Act now in effect
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 16 2009

The major changes described in our February 2009 Information Bulletin entitled Canada’s Budget Bill to Overhaul the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act became law on March 12, 2009


Commercial agreements among competitors: a new antitrust regime coming to Canada in March 2010
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • January 12 2010

Antitrust law in Canada is, for the most part, contained in the Competition Act (Act), a federal statute that prohibits various kinds of anticompetitive behaviour, including commercial agreements among competitors that have anti-competitive effects


2009 year in review
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • February 11 2010

In 2009, Canada made significant amendments to its competition and foreign investment laws, including introducing a "per se" criminal offence for conspiracies and emulating aspects of the pre-merger notification system in the United States


Amendments to the Notifiable Transactions Regulations
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 19 2010

Amendments to the Notifiable Transactions Regulations made under the Competition Act (the Regulations) came into force on February 2, 2010


Quebec company fined $425,000 for bid-rigging
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 4 2011

On July 19, Les Entreprises Promécanic Ltée (Promécanic) pleaded guilty to three counts of bid-rigging before the Superior Court of Quebec and was fined $425,000