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Litigation and Competition Law Publications - Recent

Litigation and Competition Law Publications - Recent

Latest Publications

Financial Post Business: Class action plaintiff lawyers gain access to wiretap evidence

by Wayne Powell (Webmaster)

Michael Osborne is quoted in the Financial Post / Legal Post article Coopting the cops: Class action plaintiff lawyers gain access to wiretap evidence, Oct. 22. 2014 “The practical effect of this decision will be to make it easier for plaintiffs to obtain evidence of price fixing, and thus easier for them to prove their case.” [...]

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Peter Greene delivers Argos Game Ball to Tackle Ovarian Cancer

by Litigator Editors

Peter Greene, Managing Partner of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, delivered the game ball at the Toronto Argonauts vs. Montreal Alouettes game at the Rogers Centre on Saturday, October 18.

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Class action plaintiffs can obtain wiretap evidence

by W. Michael G. Osborne

Class action plaintiffs can obtain court-ordered disclosure of wiretap evidence obtained by the Competition Bureau, Canada’s Supreme Court held today in Imperial Oil v Jacques. This decision will make it easier for plaintiffs to obtain evidence in price fixing cases by effectively allowing second-hand wiretapping. Over 220,000 intercepts The plaintiffs were seeking production from the [...]

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Credit cards subject to provincial disclosure laws

by W. Michael G. Osborne

Federal or provincial? The perennial question in Canadian law (and politics) is: is it federal or provincial? In the case of credit cards issued by banks, the answer is “both”. Although banks are a federal responsibility, provincial consumer protection laws mandating disclosure of contract terms apply to banks that issue credit cards, the Supreme Court [...]

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Third parties cannot challenge merits of competition settlements

by W. Michael G. Osborne

Third parties cannot challenge underlying facts Third parties cannot challenge the factual basis underpinning settlements between the Commissioner of Competition and targets of inquiries under the Competition Act, the Competition Tribunal held recently. Challenges by third parties consent agreements are limited to Whether terms of the consent agreement are outside the scope of the type [...]

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