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Competition Act: Commentary and Annotation, 2022 Edition

This 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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$118.00
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Softcover | 1,024 pages | Annual – Standing Order Terms Apply

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Published: December 31, 2021
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433517610

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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 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 review of key developments in 2021 and a look forward to 2022 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 2022 Edition

  • Preface updating recent initiatives and activities of the Competition Bureau, and anticipated developments in 2022
  • Amendments to the Competition Act up to S.C. 2020, c. 1, s. 22
  • Updated commentary and analysis of new cases under the Competition Act including Canada (Commissioner of Competition) v Secure Energy Services Inc. and Tervita Corporation (concerning interim relief)
  • Revised Competitor Collaboration Guidelines Enforcement Guidelines (May 6, 2021)

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
Competition Act Regulation – Notifiable Transactions Regulations (SOR/87-348)

Competition Bureau Interpretation Guidelines Procedures Guide for Notifiable Transactions and Advance Ruling Certificates under the Competition Act

Pre-merger Notification Interpretation Guidelines No. 1-16

Hostile Transactions Interpretation Guidelines No. 1-2

Competition Bureau Fees and Service Standards Handbook for Mergers and Merger-Related Matters

Competition Bureau Fees and Service Standards Handbook for Written Opinions

Competition Bureau Fees and Service Standards Policy for Mergers and Merger-Related Matters

Merger Enforcement Guidelines

Merger Review Process Guidelines

Immunity and Leniency Programs under the Competition Act

Enforcement Guidelines on the Abuse of Dominance Provisions .

Price Maintenance Enforcement Guidelines

Information Bulletin on the Communication of Confidential Information under the Competition Act

Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines

Competitor Collaboration Guidelines

Competition Tribunal Act

Competition Tribunal Rules

Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement

Competition Tribunal Practice Direction Regarding Mediation