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Litigation and Competition Law Publications - Recent

Litigation and Competition Law Publications - Recent

Latest Publications

AGM cited as Canadian authority in International Legal Guide

by Wayne Powell (Webmaster)

Michael Osborne, Michael Binetti and Fiona Campbell authored the Canadian chapter in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Cartels & Leniency 2015.

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It’s no lie: Supreme Court recognizes contractual duty of good faith

by David N. Vaillancourt

The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew significantly evolves the common law of contract by recognizing a general common law duty of good faith contractual performance, and in particular a specific duty to act honestly in the performance of contractual obligations. Harish Bhasin had an “enrolment director” contract with Canadian American Financial 

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Bureau knocks Bauer’s helmet claims

by Wendy Sun, Articling Student

Hockey equipment manufacturer Bauer has agreed to stop making claims about its RE-AKT helmets that the Competition Bureau says create the impression that the helmets can protect players from concussions, in a consent agreement filed with the Competition Tribunal. The Competition Bureau alleged that Bauer did not conduct adequate and proper testing to support such performance claims. 

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Manulife – Standard Life Acquisition Cleared

by Wendy Sun, Articling Student

Insurance giant Manulife Financial Corporation’s proposed acquisition of Standard Life PLC’s Canadian assets has been approved by the Competition Bureau. Both companies offer  group retirement and benefits services and individual wealth products, among other things. Despite this overlap, the Competition Bureau concluded that the transaction is unlikely to substantially lessen or prevent competition because other competitors offer 

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Canadian businessman extradited to US on fraud and bid rigging charges

by W. Michael G. Osborne

Canadian businessman John Bennett appeared in a US court last week after his extradition to the US to face bid-rigging, fraud, conspiracy, and kick-back charges. The charges stem from a bid by the company he founded, Bennett Environmental Inc., to work on an environmental cleanup project in New Jersey. Bennett Environmental was an environmental soil 

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