Competition Act and Investment Canada Act: New merger review thresholds in effect
Highlights The 2021 merger review thresholds under the Competition Act (“CA”) and the Investment Canada Act (“ICA”) (collectively, the “Thresholds”) are now in full effect until the next annual adjustment. The Thresholds assist in determining whether a proposed transaction triggers:...
Paul Morrison quoted in PaRR Global article on Canadian SSA bond-fixing litigation
PaRR Global, "Canadian SSA bond-fixing litigation expected to be certified then settle, lawyers say"
This article is reproduced with permission from PaRR Global, an Acuris company. The article discusses the Mancinelli v. Bank of America case, a $1.25 billion CAD lawsuit likely to be certified as a class action in which several banks are...
Amazon to pay $1,000,000 to Competition Bureau for Unsubstantiated Sales Prices
Amazon has agreed to pay a $1,000,000 administrative monetary penalty and $60,000 in Competition Bureau costs, following the Bureau’s conclusion that Amazon did not substantiate its sale prices. Vendors, lenders and lessors should take special care when setting and advertising...
Securities and Capital Markets
Chapter in Miller Thomson’s Business Laws of Canada, all editions 2010-2014.