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Privilege in criminal offences

  • December 01, 2023
  • Nikiforos latrou and William Rooney

R. v. Tri-Can Contract Inc. clarifies the scope of solicitor-client privilege in matters involving the Competition Bureau’s immunity and leniency regime

Competition Law

The Marker: Fall 2019

  • December 02, 2019
  • Adam Goodman, ,

Competition Law Section - Criminal Matters Committee Newsletter - Fall 2019

Competition Law

An update on the Torstar-Postmedia investigation

  • November 29, 2019
  • Sean Stephenson

In 2017, Torstar and Postmedia concluded an asset swap of several local newspapers. Shortly after the merger concluded, the Competition Bureau confirmed that it was investigating the deal. This article provides a brief summary of what is publicly known regarding the investigation to date.

Competition Law

A revival or an aberration? Prohibition orders without a conviction for cartel offences under the Competition Act

  • November 25, 2019
  • John Bodrug and Charles Tingley, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Early this year, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada resolved bid rigging allegations against two separate engineering firms under section 47 of the Canadian Competition Act with prohibition orders and financial payments—but no guilty pleas, convictions or admissions of liability. This article examines these two cases and their implications in light of the Canadian government’s debarment policy and other types of potential non-trial resolutions of criminal conduct investigations.

Competition Law

The Enforcers

  • April 01, 2019
  • Jacqueline Byers and Andrew Kelly

The Enforcers - get to know two of our Competition Bureau colleagues

Competition Law

The Marker: June 2017

  • June 09, 2017

We are pleased to present another edition of The Marker, a definitive source for Canadian criminal competition law developments and analysis. We hope you enjoy the articles.

Competition Law