Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
365 Bay Street, Suite 200  ·  Toronto, Canada
416 360 2800  ·  info@agmlawyers.com

Competition Law Publications

Competition Law Publications

Competition Law Publications

Quebec Company Guilty of Bid-Rigging in Ventilation Contracts

by Wendy Sun

A ventilation systems installation company, 9201-2640 Québec Inc., pleaded guilty to bid-rigging and was fined $140,000 by the Quebec Superior Court. The company admitted that it had conspired with two other companies, Les Entreprises Promécanic ltée and Les Industries Garanties ltée, to ensure that it offered the lowest bid in order to secure a ventilation contract. 

Read Full Article

Competition Law Review 2017

by Litigator Editors

Review of major Canadian Competition Law developments over the past year, including: Top Stories, Criminal, Mergers, Reviewable Matters, Private Applications, Private Actions and Class Actions, Marketing Practices, Guidance.

Read Full Article

27 Rexall Pharmacies to be sold to RXDM

by Wendy Sun

Rx Drug Mart (RXDM) has received approval from the Competition Bureau to purchase 27 Rexall pharmacies across Canada. The sale was imposed as a condition under a consent agreement reached between the Bureau and McKesson, who proposed to acquire Rexall last year. To address the Bureau’s concerns regarding the anti-competitive effect that the proposed acquisition may have 

Read Full Article

Sherwin-Williams Permitted to Acquire Valspar

by Wendy Sun

The proposed acquisition between two global paint coating companies, Sherwin-Williams and Valspar, was recently given the go-ahead by the Competition Bureau, after a consent agreement was reached between the Bureau and Sherwin-Williams. Initially, the Bureau had determined that the proposed acquisition would likely result in a substantial lessening of competition in the industrial wood coating industry. 

Read Full Article

Montreal Company Pleads Guilty to Deceptive Telemarketing

by Wendy Sun

Thompson Hill Publishing, a telemarketing company based in Montreal, pleaded guilty to making false or misleading representations and engaging in deceptive telemarketing. An investigation by the Competition Bureau found that the company operated a scheme where its telemarketers would call businesses and mislead them into thinking that they were due for a renewal of an existing listing 

Read Full Article

For more AGM LLP articles concerning Competition Law,
visit the Competition Law section at thelitigator.ca

.

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
365 Bay Street, Suite 200  ·  Toronto, Canada
416 360 2800  ·  

By using this site you agree to our terms of use. Contacting us by email does not mean that the firm is acting for the person(s) who sent us an email. Person(s) do not become clients unless and until the firm agrees to act for the person and that representation will be confirmed in a retainer agreement or retainer letter, in accordance with our usual policies. Unless you are an existing client, no information provided to us in an email will be considered confidential and that information should not be sent without prior agreement.

Bests Recommended Insurance Attorneys Chambes Canada Leading Individual RankingChambers Global Leading INdividual RankingMartindale Hubbell Best Lawyers International LormanGlobal Competition Review