Canadian High Court To Review Watchdog's Merger Powers

Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 4:59 PM EDT) -- Canada's highest court agreed Thursday to review the Competition Bureau's challenge to CCS Corp.'s acquisition of a hazardous waste disposal rival, in a case that tests the limits of the antitrust watchdog's ability to fight mergers.

The Supreme Court of Canada granted the company's request to appeal a February ruling from the Federal Court of Appeal backing a court order requiring the company, now known as Tervita Corp., to shed a hazardous waste landfill in British Columbia in order to clear up competition issues with its...
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