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Watch For Antitrust Developments North Of The Border

Law360 (November 5, 2018, 1:04 PM EST) -- On Dec. 11, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear Godfrey v. Sony Corporation, an appeal that could be one of the most important antitrust cases to ever come before the court.

The Supreme Court faces some major issues in Godfrey. I discuss one of them here: Do the so-called “umbrella purchasers” — i.e., purchasers of products that were not manufactured or supplied by the price-fixing cartel defendants[1] — have a right of action against cartel firms under Canada’s Competition Act?[2]

The plaintiffs allege that the defendant companies conspired to raise the prices of optical disc drives and products containing...

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