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UPDATE: Competition compliance during the COVID-19 crisis: Price-gouging, deceptive marketing and collusion

In a policy statement on April 8, 2020, the Commissioner of Competition acknowledged the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 crisis and advised businesses that the Bureau would be unlikely to challenge good faith efforts at competitor collaboration that were aimed at responding to the crisis and meeting the essential needs of Canadians.

 

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When it rains, it pours – Supreme Court of Canada allows umbrella purchaser claims

Umbrella purchasers are persons who purchased a product that was neither manufactured nor supplied by the cartel members.

 

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Antitrust advisory: Dos and don’ts for communications with competitors

There are a variety of circumstances in which company representatives may find themselves communicating with their competitors, including:

 

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