Canadian Watchdog Loses Antitrust Case Against RE Group

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 2:39 PM EDT) -- Canada's Competition Tribunal on Monday shot down an attempt by the country's competition regulator to prohibit allegedly restrictive property listing practices by the Toronto Real Estate Board, saying the case was brought under the wrong part of Canada's Competition Act.

The Competition Tribunal dismissed an application from the Canadian Competition Bureau, which alleged that the TREB employed restrictive policies for the use of its multiple listing service system and related data on the Internet, according to a tribunal order handed down Monday. The practices allegedly reduced...
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