The Mergers Committee deals with the merger provisions of the Competition Act and is concerned with all procedural and substantive aspects of merger law and merger review.

2018-19 Work Plan

Mergers Workplan 2018-2019

Upcoming Committee Events

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Past Events

Mergers and Reviewable Matters/Unilateral Conduct Committees Joint Roundtable (May 22, 2019)

Managing Risk: Due Diligence and Information Exchanges Pre-Merger (April 23, 2019)

How to Calculate and Incorporate Efficiencies (February 28, 2019)

ARC Requests and Market Definition 101 (December 18, 2018)

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

Mergers Committee Roundtable with Competition Bureau Officials (May 31, 2018)

Q&A with the Bureau on Merger Efficiencies: everything you ever wanted to know, but were too afraid to ask...until now (March 26, 2018)

Mergers 401: Consent Agreements (January 11, 2018) Recording

The View from the MNU (December 11, 2017) Recording

Merger Review and the Proposed Airline Antitrust Immunity Process under the Canada Transportation Act (August 8, 2017) Recording

Advanced Merger Counseling: Voluntary Merger Notification Regimes (May 31, 2017) Recording

Mergers Roundtable (May 26, 2017)

Merger Review in the World of the Internet (April 19, 2017) Recording

If it’s Broke, Ain’t it Worth Fixing? (March 24, 2017)

A Firsthand Analysis of the Parkland Case (January 25, 2017)

Mergers 301: Managing Your First SIR (November 22, 2016) Recording

Dis-synergies? Analyzing Efficiencies in Cross-Border Mergers (November 16, 2016) Recording

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Member Input

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

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