Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Reminder: New Competition Bureau "Made in Canada" Marking Guidelines Come Into Effect July 1, 2010

On December 22, 2009, Canada's Competition Bureau published its Enforcement Guidelines on "Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada" Claims.

Please go to the following link to obtain a copy of the FINAL VERSION on the guidelines -...

Canada Taking US Steel to Court Over Alleged Broken Promises Not to Close Stelco Plants

On July 17, 2009, Canada's Industry Minister announced that the Canada filed an application with the Federal Court of Canada asking US Steel to honour the commitments it made when it acquired Hamilton, Ontario-based Stelco. The...

HURRY- -February 12, 2009 Deadline for Air Cargo Settlement Claims

In poor economic times, make sure you knw whether you are entitled to claim settlement monies and file your claim on time. This is an opportunity for Canadian companies and other companies which have shipped goods by air.

You...

Canadian Pleads Guilty in Gas Price Fixing Case

This posting comes from Keith Cameron ("Cameron") at Lang Michener LLP's Ottawa office -

For years consumers have questioned fluctuating gas prices, wondering how prices could rise and fall overnight and who exactly was...

Canada's "Compete to Win" Report Recommends Opening Canada to Foreign Investment

On June 26, 2008, Canada's Competition Policy Review Panel issued its much anticipated "Compete to Win" Report.  The Report was presented to the Minister of Industry who will consider the recommendations.  Foreign...

The Supreme Court of Canada Released Much Anticipateed BCE Decision

BCE Inc., et al. v. A Group of 1976 Debentureholders, et al. - and - Director Appointed Pursuant to the CBCA, Catalyst Asset Management Inc. and Matthew Stewart (Que. C.A., May 21, 2008)(32647)The Supreme Court of Canada...

Canada's Competition Bureau Lays Charges Against Gas Price Fixers in Quebec

On June 12, 2008, Canada's Competition Bureau announced that it has laid criminal charges against 13 individuals and 11 companies over allegations that they fixed retail gasoline prices in four Quebec markets: Victoriaville,...

A Class Action Law Suit for Canadians Who Eat Chocolate

It was reported today that a class-action lawsuit was filed in Canada against several Canadian chocolate makers, alleging a conspiracy to fix prices.

The suit names the Canadian divisions of four major chocolate manufacturers -...

Canada and the United States Work Together to Combat Cross-Border Deceptive Telemarketing andFraud

On Janaury 15, 2008, the Toronto Strategic Partnership (includes the Canadian Competition Bureau, the Toronto Police Service, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, the Ontario Provincial Police, the RCMP, the...