Understanding The Shift In Canada's Competition Law

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Canadian government recently introduced important changes to Canadian competition law and foreign investment rules that more closely align them with their counterparts in the United States.

The amendments are the most far-reaching changes in over 20 years, and at least in the short term, they will result in considerable uncertainty for both businesses and legal practitioners.

There are several key highlights in the amendments:

- The creation of a new per se liability offence similar to section 1 of the Sherman Act for certain types...
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