Criminal Matters

Mandate

The Criminal Matters Committee deals with all matters relating to the criminal provisions of the Competition Act.

2018-19 Work Plan

Criminal Matters Workplan 2018-2019

Upcoming Committee Events

Watch for details of upcoming sessions

Past Events

The State of Cross-Border Criminal and Cartel Enforcement: Enforcement Trends in the U.S. and Canada (May 21, 2019)

Criminal Matters Committee Roundtable (May 6, 2019)

Criminal Matters Committee Town Hall Meeting (April 16, 2019)

Managing The Civil and Criminal Aspects of A Cartel File (March 7, 2019)

Criminal Aspects of Canadian Mergers Practice: The Intersection of M&A and Cartels (November 26, 2018)

The State of Cross-Border Criminal and Cartel Enforcement: Enforcement Trends in the U.S. and Canada (June 14, 2018)

Criminal Matters Roundtable with Competition Bureau Officials (May 9, 2018)

Criminal Deceptive Marketing Practices: The Criminal Threshold under Section 52 of the Act (April 27, 2018)

The Bureau's Proposed Changes to the Immunity Program (December 19, 2017)

Managing The Civil and Criminal Aspects of A Cartel File (November 8, 2017)

Criminal Matters Roundtable with Competition Bureau Officials (May 24, 2017)

The State of Cross-Border Criminal and Cartel Enforcement: Enforcement Trends in the U.S. and Canada (May 2, 2017)

Managing the Civil and Criminal Aspects of a Cartel File (April 4, 2017)

Guilty Pleas 101 - The Nuts and Bolts of Guilty Pleas (January 31, 2017)

Quantitative Screening Methods for Illegal Bid-Rigging Conspiracies (December 5, 2016)

Cartels 201 - The Nuts and Bolts of Criminal Conspiracies, Immunity and Leniency (November 30, 2016) Recording

Criminal Deceptive Marketing Practices: What You Ought to Know (November 15, 2016) Recording

Cartels 101: The Nuts and Bolts of Criminal Conspiracies, Immunity and Leniency (December 8, 2015)

Member Input

Ideas for program topics and other feedback to assist the committee in meeting members’ needs can be forwarded to the Committee Chair, Litsa Kriaris.

Become a Committee Member

Any member of the Competition Law Section can become involved in this committee through participation in the committee listserv. Join online.

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