The 67th Annual American Bar Association Spring Antitrust Meeting was held in Washington, D.C. from March 26-29, 2019. Over 3,300 competition and consumer protection professionals from more than 68 jurisdictions attended the Spring Meeting, including lawyers, economists, enforcers, academics and members of the judiciary. Seven members of Fasken’s Antitrust/Competition & Marketing Group represented
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The Canadian Competition Tribunal’s Jurisdiction: Broader Than You May Think
The Canadian Competition Tribunal recently dismissed a jurisdictional challenge by HarperCollins to the Commissioner of Competition’s application for an order prohibiting the implementation of an alleged agreement between HarperCollins and other e-book publishers. The Commissioner’s application is under section 90.1 of the Competition Act (“non-criminal agreements between competitors”). It alleges, broadly speaking, that in…
CASL Private Right of Action Delayed Indefinitely
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…