Canadian Regulator Finalizes Abuse Of Dominance Guidelines

Law360, New York (September 20, 2012, 7:17 PM EDT) -- Canada's competition watchdog on Thursday released its final guidelines for reining in companies that abuse their dominant market position, following a comment period in which bar associations in the U.S. and Canada criticized a draft version of the rules as too vague.

The Canadian Bureau of Competition unveiled its revised abuse of dominance guidelines, which it has touted as an effort to streamline several industry-specific sets of guidelines that had been drafted between 2001 and 2009. The new guidelines set forth standards that apply across sectors....
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