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Don’t Break-up Tech Giants Based on Populist Grandstanding

Posted in Competition Litigation, Monopolization
Antitrust exaggerated backlash against Big Tech is an attack on principles of free markets “The nail that sticks out gets hammered down.” That Japanese proverb – typically used to teach conformity – seems to be the approach advocated by U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren in her recent call to “break up our… Continue Reading

Investment Canada Act: National Security Review Powers Rarely Invoked

Posted in Foreign Investment
Canadian government responses to two requests made by Fasken Martineau under the Access to Information Act (AIA) and the recent publication by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) of its Annual Report Investment Canada Act 2015-16 evidence that Canada’s power to conduct national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) in respect of… Continue Reading