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Rogers raises charter defence to misleading advertising suit by Competition Bureau

Canada - December 4 2012 On August 7, 2012, the Ontario Superior Court resumed hearing arguments for the case Commissioner of Competition v. Rogers Communications.

Jennifer McKenzie, Tatiana Lazdins.

“Buy now, pay later” promotions and fine print under scrutiny - deceptive marketing practices remain a priority for Competition Bureau

Canada - July 11 2013 The Competition Bureau has brought a lawsuit in the Ontario Superior Court against two of Canada's largest home furniture retailers, Leon's Furniture…

Catherine Lovrics, Jennifer McKenzie.

Canadian distributor of Nivea Cosmetics ordered to reimburse customers for misleading claims

Canada - February 13 2012 In September 2011, the Competition Bureau reached a settlement agreement with Beiersdorf Canada Inc., Nivea's Canadian distributor, concerning claims made in connection with its MY SILHOUETTE product.

Jennifer McKenzie.

Yellow Pages Marketing B.V. et al. fined over $9 million for misleading advertising

Canada - April 26 2012 On March 1, 2012, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that a network of five national and international companies and three individuals (principals and employees of the companies) (respondents) violated the Competition Act for making false and misleading statements.

Jennifer McKenzie.

Common rules, different effect

Canada - October 31 2011 In Canada, there is no express prohibition against direct comparative advertising.

Jennifer McKenzie.