On January 17, 2018, the Government of Canada (Government) announced two new initiatives to strengthen Canada’s approach to responsible business conduct for Canadian companies operating abroad, namely, the creation of an independent Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (Ombudsperson) and a multi-stakeholder Advisory Body on Responsible Business Conduct (Advisory Body).
January 02, 2018
The Competition Bureau recently cleared the proposed acquisition of Canexus Corporation by Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund despite concluding that the transaction was likely to result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition.
July 27, 2017
March 22, 2017
During President Trump’s first week as president he signed an executive order that effectively removed protections extended to non-US citizens and non-permanent residents under the US Privacy Act.
March 03, 2017
A number of significant non-criminal matters were concluded in 2016, by way of negotiated settlement or decisions by the Competition Tribunal (the “Tribunal”).
February 01, 2017
We have long been told that money cannot buy happiness. Now, it seems, money also cannot buy freedom – at least not freedom from jail for cartelists in Canada.
June 30, 2016
Five years after the Commissioner of Competition started proceedings against the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), the Competition Tribunal ruled that the board had abused its dominance by preventing its members from offering more innovative services to their customers.
May 17, 2016
The Competition Tribunal ruled in favour of the Commissioner of Competition in the ongoing abuse of dominance case against the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
May 05, 2016
Two years ago, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its eagerly awaited decision in Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. British Columbia (“Tercon”)
March 30, 2016
Effective February 5, 2016, Canada eased many of its sanctions against Iran.
February 09, 2016