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recent reform of competition law in Canada

Canada. Director of Investigation and Research.

recent reform of competition law in Canada

notes for an address to the Einaudi Foundation Conference on competition policy in OECD countries

by Canada. Director of Investigation and Research.

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Written in English


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Statementby Calvin S. Goldman, Q.C. Director of Investigation and Research, Bureau of Competition Policy, Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada, Naples, Italy, June 16, 1988.
SeriesSpeech (Canada. Director of Investigation and Research) -- 88-35
ContributionsGoldman, Calvin S.
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21670585M

THE COMPETITION ACT. Canadian competition law is largely governed by the Competition Act (Act). The Act is federal framework legislation that applies to most businesses and industries in Canada, with limited exceptions and includes criminal offences and civil “reviewable matters”. Canadian Competition Law Reform: A Diagnosis and Proposals for Reform of Canada’s Ineffective Merger Notification Rules. By David Rosner 1. Introduction. Canada’s Competition Act (the “Act”), like competition laws in many other jurisdictions, contains merger.

About the Book: Written by leading members of the Competition Practice Groups of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP and Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP, Competition Law of Canada is the definitive work on the subject and is recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as most frequently cited as the leading loose leaf service on Canadian competition law. jurists, including lawyers, notaries, law teachers and students across Canada. The Association's primary objectives include improvement in the law and in the administration of justice. This submission was prepared by the National Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, with assistance from the Legislation and Law Reform.

  The Competition Act, according to one legal scholar, “literally rewrote the book on competition law in Canada, particularly with regard to merger control and the review of the activities of dominant firms.” It has unfortunately proved just as incapable of preventing media monopolies, however, and now the Supreme Court has made its job even. Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP’s competition and foreign investment practice is highly sought after by major global corporations to advise on sophisticated multi-jurisdictional merger control cases, while its top-tier corporate offering supplies a steady stream of domestic M&A ment chair Brian Facey is widely considered a leader in the antitrust field and was selected by Essilor.


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