Canada Appeals Court Revives Toronto RE Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (February 4, 2014, 4:19 PM EST) -- A Canadian appeals court on Tuesday revived the Competition Bureau's antitrust case against the Toronto Real Estate Board, ruling that the country's competition court took an overly narrow view of the law's abuse-of-dominance provisions in dismissing the case.

The Federal Court of Appeal overturned an April ruling from Canada's Competition Tribunal rejecting the bureau's case that had accused the real estate group of abusing its dominance by restricting the use of its multiple-listing service system, the watchdog said Tuesday.

The tribunal had concluded that the abuse of...
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