Watch for details of upcoming sessions.
Competition/Antitrust Publications Listing
Fundamentals of Competition Law, Second Edition (to order the book)
Full text of The Competition Act
Competition Bureau Website
Competition Tribunal Website
Industry Canada Website
US Federal Trade Commission Guide to the Antitrust Laws
European Commission - Competition Website
More links of Interest...
Nuts and Bolts of International Merger Control
Presented by the ABA International Committee, the Mergers & Acquisitions Committee and the Young Lawyers Division Antitrust Law Committee, together with the Canadian Bar Association Competition Law Section Young Lawyers Committee
This program took place on April 29th, 2013 and was offered free of charge to CBA members.
A Primer on Immunity and Leniency in Criminal Competition Practice
Presented January 17, 2013 Via teleconference and in-person (Toronto, ON)
Click here to hear the recording
Canada’s Competition Bureau has consistently cited effective immunity and leniency programs as the most productive means of discovering and prosecuting cartel behaviour. As these programs continue to play an increasingly vital role in the Canadian legal landscape, both new and experienced practitioners alike must stay current on the latest developments and ensure that they understand the key issues.
This program featured:
Eye to I: Working Effectively with In-House Counsel on Competition Files
- an overview of the Competition Bureau’s policy on immunity, leniency and plea negotiations, as well as a discussion of practical considerations and challenges going forward;
- a review of the recent decisions in R. v. Maxzone Auto Parts (Canada) Corp., 2012 FC 1117 and R. c. Couche-Tard Inc.,  J.Q. no 8109, and the implications of these cases for practitioners;
- an in-depth discussion of issues surrounding private party access to leniency and prosecution materials, featuring a review of the recent decision in Jacques c. Pétroles Irving inc et al., 2012 QCCS 2954; and
- an interactive Q & A session with our expert panelists.
External competition counsel and in-house counsel with competition responsibilities: how different can your worlds be? The CBA National Competition Law Section's Young Lawyers Committee and Corporate Counsel Committee present this informative panel on ways to bridge the gap.
Audio Recording of the teleconference that took place on April 19th, 2012
Ideas for program topics and other feedback to assist the committee in meeting members’ needs can be forwarded to Committee Chair.
Become a Committee Member
This committee is open to all CBA members who practice competition law and are in their first seven years of practice. Membership is through participation in the Young Lawyers Committee listserv which interested Section members can join online .
The Young Lawyers Committee provides young lawyers with an opportunity to enhance their understanding of fundamental competition law principles and practices and to network with other competition lawyers at similar stages in their careers.
2014 Competition Law Spring Forum
May 21, 2014 - Toronto
Past Committee PD Sessions
Chair's Update - National Section
Join this Committee
This committee is open to all CBA members who practice competition law and are in their first seven years of practice.
Ashley M. Piotrowski - Stikeman Elliott LLP
5300-199 Bay St
PO Box 85 Stn Commerce Court
Tel (416) 869-5648
Fax (416) 947-0866
Sharon Burnett - Competition Bureau Canada
50 rue Victoria
Marilyn Leblanc - McCarthy Tétrault S.E.N.C.R.L., s.r.l
1000 rue de la Gauchetière O
Tel (514) 397-4210
Fax (514) 397-4187
Denes Agay Rothschild - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
40 King St W
Tel (416) 367-6350
Fax (416) 361-7068
Staff Liaison/Personne ressource
Emily Clarke - Canadian Bar Association/L'Association du Barreau canadien
500-865 Carling Ave
Tel (613) 237-2925x163
Fax (613) 237-0185