Economics and Law


The Economics and Law Committee is focused on economic and related issues in competition law.

2018-19 Work Plan

Economics and Law Workplan 2018-2019

Upcoming Committee Events

Watch for details of upcoming sessions

Past Events

Revisiting the Competitive Effects of Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP) Policies (June 27, 2018)

Style and Substance – Preparing and Presenting Expert Economic Evidence in Competition Law Cases (May 22, 2018)

Economist Roundtable with the Competition Bureau (May 16, 2018)

Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms and Collusion (February 28, 2018)

Anticompetitive Effects of Horizontal Shareholding (December 5, 2017) Recording

Competition Law Implications of Most Favoured Nation Clauses (June 14, 2017)

Economists Roundtable with the Competition Bureau (May 8 2017)

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

Post Restructuring Roundtable: The Role of Competition Promotion in a Realigned Competition Bureau (January 18, 2017)

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

Competition Law Section Affiliate Status (for economists)

Are you an economist with an interest competition law and policy? If so – the CBA Competition Law Section encourages you to become a Competition Law Section Affiliate. Affiliate status allows economists to actively participate in the Committees, activities and events of the Competition Law Section.

To apply or for more information, please email

Member Input

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

Become a Committee Member

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

Committee Executive