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Supreme Court clarifies test for merger review in Canada

Lays waste to Commissioner’s case on efficiencies, but serves as reminder of hazards of internal documents On January 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its much-anticipated decision in Tervita Corp. v Canada (Commissioner of Competition). In 2011, the Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) challenged Tervita Corp.’s merger with a potential competitor, Complete Environmental Inc., … Continue reading

Federal Court of Appeal endorses projecting future events in upholding Canadian Competition Tribunal decision

On February 11, 2013, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) released its reasons in Commissioner of Competition v Tervita Corporation, an appeal of the Competition Tribunal’s (the Tribunal) 2012 divestiture order against Tervita. The case is important because it marks the first time the commissioner of competition has successfully challenged a merger based on a … Continue reading

Leadership changes and other merger developments at the Competition Bureau

Deal Law Wire - Norton Rose FulbrightDealmakers should take note of several recent significant merger-related developments at the Competition Bureau: Commissioner’s Resignation – The head of the Bureau, Commissioner of Competition Melanie Aitken, announced that she intends to resign in September 2012; New Head of the Mergers Branch – Effective August 7, 2012, there will be a new head of the Mergers Branch, which has … Continue reading
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