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Litigation and Competition Law Publications - Recent

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Michael Osborne quoted in Toronto Star: Bitter fallout from The Beer Store’s sweetheart deal

by Wayne Powell (Webmaster)

Michael Osborne comments on the battle brewing over The Beer Store’s retail monopoly

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Auto Parts Supplier Fined $4.5 Million For Bid-Rigging

by Wendy Sun, Articling Student

A Japanese motor vehicle components supplier, Yamashita Rubber, pleaded guilty to participating in an international bid-rigging conspiracy and was fined $4.5 million by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Yamashita participated in the Competition Bureau’s Leniency Program. According to the Competition Bureau, Yamashita conspired with another Japanese components supplier to rig bids for anti-vibration components 

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Competition Bureau Signs MOU With Competition Commission of India

by Wendy Sun, Articling Student

The Competition Bureau has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Competition Commission of India (CCI). The MOU is intended to strengthen each organization’s ability to address inter-jurisdictional competition enforcement matters. Under the MOU, the Bureau and CCI have agreed to collaborate in four main areas: notifications of matters that are of mutual interest 

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Loblaw Sells Three Shoppers Drug Mart Stores To Rexall and McKesson

by Wendy Sun, Articling Student

On December 2, 2014, the Competition Bureau approved the sale of three additional Shoppers stores to Rexall and an independent pharmacist operating under the McKesson banner. Under the Consent Agreement signed between Loblaw and the Bureau in March 2014, Loblaw is required to sell a total of 27 stores as a condition for clearing its acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart. The Bureau 

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Temporary Workers, Interns Given New Protections

by Matthew Gibson

Temporary workers, unpaid interns and foreign nationals will soon be better protected under amendments to Ontario’s employment laws. Employees will also be able to recover more of their unpaid wages from employers without going to court. The Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, received royal assent on November 20, ushering in some much-needed 

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