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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


Abuse of dominance do-over appeals court orders new hearing in real estate case
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • February 27 2014

The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled that the Competition Tribunal took too narrow an approach to the Competition Act's abuse of dominance provisions


Supreme Court of Canada rules indirect purchasers can sue for price-fixing
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2013

On October 31 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decisions in three related appeals, two from the British Columbia Court of Appeal and


Cross-border lessons in combating misleading advertising
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 23 2013

Protecting consumers from false and misleading advertising is a key enforcement priority for both Canada's Competition Bureau and the United States


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


Losing a battle but winning the war? Court upholds Competition Act’s misleading advertising provisions and penalties but largely dismisses case against Chatr Wireless
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • September 26 2013

Last month the Ontario Superior Court of Justice upheld the constitutionality of the Competition Act's misleading advertising and administrative


Competition Bureau to make more forceful use of its powers of inquiry
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • February 14 2013

Interim Competition Commissioner John Pecman recently announced that the Competition Bureau will be changing its approach to Section 11 orders under


New merger review thresholds for Competition Act and Investment Canada Act
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • January 14 2013

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


Competition Bureau releases draft update to IP enforcement guidelines for public consultation
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • April 11 2014

On April 2, 2014, the Competition Bureau released a draft update for public consultation of its Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines


Cross-border merger reviews shed light on bureau practices
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2014

The Competition Bureau recently issued position statements in two cross-border merger cases that illustrate important facets of its merger review