Young Lawyers


The Young Lawyers Committee provides young lawyers with an opportunity to enhance their understanding of fundamental competition law principles and practices and to network with other competition lawyers at similar stages in their careers.

Upcoming Committee Events

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Past Events

Search Warrants 101 (December 4, 2019)

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

What's So Interesting About Minority Interests? The Theory and Practice of Common Ownership Issues in Merger Review (November 20, 2019)

Career Counselling 101: The Business of Law (November 14, 2019)

CBA Competition Law Section Young Lawyers Conference (April 25, 2019)
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Misleading Advertising 201 (March 5, 2019)

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

Investment Canada Act: All About Applications (February 20, 2019)

Going Back to School (January 24, 2019)

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

Competition Tribunal Procedure 101 (October 22, 2018)

Understanding Undertakings: Tactics and Trends (June 26, 2018)

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

Misleading Advertising 101 (March 22, 2018)

FAQ with the Investment Review Division (February 16, 2018)

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

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

Net Neutrality Divergence: American & Canadian Perspectives (June 24, 2017)

Canadian Competition Law Through the Ages (June 19, 2017) Recording

CBA National Competition Law Section’s Young Lawyers Half Day Symposium (April 28, 2017)

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

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

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

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

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

NAICS Try: Frequent Issues Arising from the New ICA Forms (November 16, 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, Peter Flynn.

Become a Committee Member

This committee is open to all CBA members who practice competition law and are in their first seven years of practice. Membership is through participation in the Young Lawyers Committee listserv which interested Section members can join online.

Committee Executive