The International Committee keeps the Section members informed about new laws, key cases, enforcement trends and policy developments of interest in other jurisdictions, as well as foreign bar associations and regulatory agency developments. The committee also coordinates the preparation of comments and analyses of policy initiatives and competition law developments in foreign countries with relevant committees.

Upcoming Committee Events

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Past Events

Gender and Competition - From theory to practice (November 17, 2023)

The Ability of Governments to Intervene in Mergers on Public Interest Grounds (May 24, 2022)

Comity Central: International Comity and Cooperation in Recent Antitrust Cases (June 25, 2021) Recording available upon request

US Antitrust Enforcement: Where We Are and Where We Are Going in 2020 (December 3, 2019) Recording available upon request

Between Justices: The Honourable Chief Justice Paul Crampton and the Honourable Justice Andrew Greenwood of the Federal Court of Australia, in Discussion (October 23, 2019)

Multi-Jurisdictional Matters and the Young Lawyer’s Role (February 27, 2019) Recording available upon request

Big Data – International Trends in Market Definition (October 24, 2018) Recording available upon request

The impact of debarment regimes in public procurement cartel investigations: a comparative perspective (June 28, 2018) Recording available upon request

How a Domestic or International Secondment Can Change your Career (April 26, 2018) Recording available upon request

The EU’s Proposed New Foreign Direct Investment Screening Framework: What to expect, and comparative perspectives from Canada and the United States (March 29, 2018) Recording available upon request

How will Brexit impact competition enforcement and policy in the UK and EU? (June 21, 2017) Recording

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

Revolving Doors and Sliding Doors: How a Domestic or International Secondment can Change your Career (February 15, 2017) Recording

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

A “Breaking News” Discussion of the ICA’s New National Security Review Guidelines (January 11, 2017) Recording

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

Attorney Client Privilege – A Multijurisdictional Review of Recent Developments (November 23, 2015)

Committee Newsletter – Passport

Member Input

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

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