Eric Dufour

Partner | Toronto

416.595.8673

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Eric Dufour has a specialized competition law practice with expertise in foreign investment review. He provides transactional, litigation, and general compliance advice under the Competition Act (Canada) and the Investments Canada Act.

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Miller Thomson receives top honours in 2017 Chambers Canada guide

Thirteen Miller Thomson lawyers and four practice groups are named in the 2017 edition of Chambers Canada.  The guide ranks lawyers and law firms in over 40 specialist practice areas across Canada, based on client feedback, peer interviews and an assessment of...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017

We are pleased to announce 126 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country and in numerous areas of law have been recognized for their expertise in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This result is up from...

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Miller Thomson receives top honours in Chambers Canada

Twelve Miller Thomson lawyers and four practice groups were ranked in the recently published first edition of the Chambers Canada Guide. The Guide ranks leading lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories across Canada, in over 40...

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Chambers Global 2015 honours for Miller Thomson

Five Miller Thomson lawyers and two practice groups have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers Global, a ranking of the world’s leading lawyers and law firms. And for the first time, the firm’s offices in Saskatchewan are listed as an...

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Tenth edition of Sale of a Business published

The 10th edition of Sale of a Business by Jennifer Babe, a partner in the Banking and Financial Services Group in Miller Thomson’s Toronto office, is now in print.  One of Canada’s leading commercial law practitioners, Babe has authored this...

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Chambers Global 2014 honours for Miller Thomson

Eight Miller Thomson lawyers and two practice groups have been recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers Global, a ranking of the world’s leading lawyers and law firms. Chambers & Partners researches legal markets each year, identifying the leading firms...

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Miller Thomson recognized in Chambers Global 2013

Ten Miller Thomson lawyers and three practice groups (Labour and Employment, Environmental and Insolvency and Restructuring) were recommended in this year’s Chambers Global ranking of the world’s leading lawyers. Each year, Chambers Global ranks approximately 60 Canadian law firms and...

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Catherine Bate and Eric Dufour speak on advertising and marketing law

The webcast for OBA Professional Development is on Advertising and Marketing Law: Social, Digital, Online Compliance. Catherine Bate is the Program Chair. Eric J. Dufour speaks on “Unraveling Your Dispute Procedure Options”.

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Eric Dufour and Kelly Harris speak at competition law conference

The CBA Competition Law Fall Conference is the largest competition law conference in Canada, bringing together hundreds of participants from all segments of the Canadian and global competition law community, including enforcement officials, in-house counsel, economists, and others in order to...

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Eric Dufour and Kelly Harris present at Advertising and Marketing Law conference

The 22nd Annual Advertising and Marketing Law Conference is presented by the Canadian Institute. Eric Dufour speaks on “Recent Pricing Cases and Performance Claims, Enforcement and Trends”. Kelly Harris speaks on “Marketing Online Using Talent, Endorsements and Sponsorship”.

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Eric Dufour speaks on “Antitrust Issues in International Business Transactions” at Federated Press’ “Negotiating and Drafting International Business Agreements Course”.

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Competition Law Update: Navigating through Competitor Collaboration Minefields

  The 2009 amendments to the Competition Act were the most extensive changes to the Act since its introduction in 1986. Likely the most important change to the Act was the introduction of a per se criminal conspiracy offence. As...

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Canada Rejects Petronas-Progress Deal: What is a “Net Benefit” to Canada?

Another high profile decision by the Federal Industry Minister has raised important questions on what criteria Industry Canada will use to evaluate foreign take-overs. On October 19, 2012, Industry Minister Christian Paradis advised Malaysian state-owned oil company PETRONAS that it...

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Keywords International completes acquisition of Volta Creation

On July 29, 2016, Keywords International Corporation Inc. acquired the entire equity share capital of Volta Creation Inc. from parent company Frima Studio for $5.25 million. Volta is based in Québec City and provides outsourced art creation services to the...

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Alltech acquires Masterfeeds, creating one of Canada’s largest animal nutrition offerings

On January 8, 2016, Alltech acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of Masterfeeds Inc. from Ag Processing Inc., a farmer-owned cooperative based in Omaha, Nebraska, in order to have complete ownership of Masterfeeds LP. The acquisition of Masterfeeds, a leading...

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Harley-Davidson acquires assets of Fred Deeley Imports

On August 4, 2015, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc., and Harley-Davidson Canada, LP, both subsidiaries of Harley-Davidson, Inc., completed the acquisition of the assets of Fred Deeley Imports Ltd., paving the way for Harley-Davidson to begin direct distribution of its motorcycles...

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