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Competition Act: Commentary and Annotation, 2018 Edition

This renamed and revamped annual publication annotates each substantive provision of the Competition Act, with synopsis of key applicable cases and expert analysis and insights.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433496700

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Developments in competition law continue to be a critical aspect of the Canadian legal landscape for any business that operates in Canada.

This renamed and revamped annual publication annotates each substantive provision of the Competition Act, with synopsis of key applicable cases and expert analysis and insights of Brian A. Facey and Cassandra Brown, both Partners with the Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment group at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Along with a detailed Year-In-Review in the Preface, this annual publication also contains the full text of the Act and related legislation and key Competition Bureau Guidelines, making it a valuable resource for corporate counsel, legal practitioners in private practice and business executives.

Features and Benefits

  • Preface – Keep abreast of latest legislative and jurisprudential developments, Competition Tribunal initiatives and major merger activities
  • Annotations of every substantive Competition Act provision – Benefit from expert interpretation of key provisions, terms and landmark cases
  • Extensive commentary – Understand principles, evolution and practices of competition law
  • Full text of legislation and key practice materials – Have ready access to the full text of up-to-date legislation and key practice materials

Highlights of This New Edition

  • Discussion of Bill C-25 amendments to the Competition Act which, if enacted, will align the rules of affiliation as between corporations and other entities
  • Discussion of Competition Bureau's 2017 enforcement activities
  • Amendments to the Competition Act from S.C. 2017, c. 6.

Who Should Buy

  • Corporate/commercial lawyers advising on mergers and the running of a business, including pricing, advertising and marketing practices
  • In-house counsel who need to advise on the legal boundaries of trade practices, both in Canada and internationally
  • Business executives who monitor the pricing, advertising and marketing practices of the corporation

An Essential Resource
When it comes to advising on advertising and trade practices, or ensuring compliance with competition legislation, regulations and guidelines, make sure you have this reference at hand.!

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Table of contents

Legislative Currency
Preface
Table of Contents
Annotated Competition Act
Legislation, Guidelines and Policies
1. Competition Act Regulation – Notifiable Transactions Regulations (SOR/87-348)
2. Competition Bureau Interpretation Guidelines
a. Procedures Guide for Notifiable Transactions and Advance Ruling Certificates under the Competition Act
b. Pre-merger Notification Interpretation Guidelines No. 1-16
c. Hostile Transactions Interpretation Guidelines No. 1-2
d. Competition Bureau Fees and Service Standards Handbook for Mergers and Merger-Related Matters
e. Competition Bureau Fees and Service Standards Policy for Mergers and Merger-Related Matters
f. Merger Enforcement Guidelines
g. Merger Review Process Guidelines
h. Immunity Program under the Competition Act & FAQ
i. Leniency Program & FAQ
j. Enforcement Guidelines on the Abuse of Dominance Provisions
k. Price Maintenance Enforcement Guidelines
l. Information Bulletin on the Communication of Confidential Information under the Competition Act
m. Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines
n. Competitor Collaboration Guidelines
3. Competition Tribunal Act
a. Competition Tribunal Act
b. Competition Tribunal Rules
c. Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement
Competition Tribunal Practice Direction Regarding Mediation