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Proposed Revisions to the CCB’s Immunity Program: Minor Recalibration or Significant Shift?

Posted in Cartels & Other Competition Criminal Matters, Competition Compliance Programs, Competition Litigation
On October 26, 2017, the Canadian Competition Bureau (“Bureau”) released for public comment a revised version of its Immunity Program, under which a party may receive immunity from criminal prosecution if the party is the first to disclose an offence and agrees to cooperate with the Bureau’s investigation and prosecution of others. The revisions, discussed… Continue Reading

CASL Private Right of Action Delayed Indefinitely

Posted in Competition Litigation, Marketing & Advertising
Citing the desire for a balanced approach to the needs of individuals and organizations under Canada’s anti-spam law, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development announced today that he is delaying indefinitely the coming into force of the private right of action provisions (section 51) in Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL). This important decision is welcome news… Continue Reading