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Key Themes from the Global Competition Review’s Annual Women in Antitrust Conference

European Union, USA - November 10 2021 On November 4, 2021, Justine Reisler and Robin Spillette attended the Global Competition Review’s annual Women in Antitrust conference in Washington…

Post-Election Priorities - Will a Competition Policy Review make the Cut?

Canada - November 2 2021 Surprisingly, the economy did not take centre stage in the recent federal government election. Rather, the limelight was on the Government’s pandemic…

Blair’s and FCL: a Refresher on Vertical Mergers

Canada - September 15 2021 It is widely recognized and accepted that vertical mergers are generally pro-competitive or benign. For example, the Competition Bureau (the…

How will the outcome of the 2021 Federal Election impact Competition Law in Canada?

Canada - September 13 2021 On September 20, 2021, Canadians will head to the polls to elect a new House of Commons. All of Canada’s major political parties have released…

Interim Relief Denied - Takeaways from the Secure/Tervita Section 104 Decision

Canada - August 26 2021 On August 16, 2021, the Competition Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) dismissed the Commissioner of Competition’s (the “Commissioner”) request for interim…

New Industry Standard for Advertising Food and Beverage Products to Children

Canada - August 12 2021 The Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA), the Canadian Beverage Association (CBA), Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada (FHCP) and…

National Security Reviews Continue to Impact Investments by Non-Canadians

Canada - August 9 2021 The Director of Investments recently issued his Investment Canada Act Annual Report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020. During that fiscal year…

Federal Court Decision Clarifies Scope of Competition Act Conspiracy Provisions

Canada - July 20 2021 The recent Kobe Mohr v. National Hockey League[1] decision of the Federal Court (the “Decision”) provides important jurisprudential guidance on the…

Competition Tribunal dismisses request for interim, interim order

Canada - July 12 2021 On July 1, 2021, the Competition Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) ruled that it does not have the power to issue “interim, interim orders” in the context of…

Burger King merger prohibition highlights Competition Commission’s increased focus on public interest objectives

Canada, South Africa - June 9 2021 In contrast to Canada, South Africa’s competition law has both competition and public interest objectives. A major focus of the legislation from a…