Canada's New Antitrust Guidelines Whittle Down Old Ones

Law360, New York (March 22, 2012, 8:16 PM EDT) -- Proposed Canadian competition guidelines released Thursday would sweep away several different groups of guidance for specific industries and replace them with one much shorter, standard set applicable across the business spectrum.

The Revised Draft Enforcement Guidelines on the Abuse of Dominance Provisions describe the Canadian Competition Bureau’s general approach to enforcing Canada's Competition Act, according to the bureau, and were the result of its work since 2009 when the first draft was released.

The guidelines will replace six existing groups of abuse of dominance guidelines including...
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