Canada To Revise Merger Review Guidelines

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 7:21 PM EST) -- Canada's competition enforcer said Friday it planned to revise its merger review guidelines to clarify how it examines vertical concerns and market definitions, among other issues.

Following a series of roundtable consultations, the Canadian Competition Bureau vowed to update the enforcement guidelines while focusing on certain sticking points in the review process.

"These revisions will not entail a full rewrite of the [guidelines], but will address certain discrete areas where [they] do not fully reflect current bureau practice and current economic and legal thinking," the bureau...
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