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Freight Companies in an Ocean of Trouble

Ocean freight companies ECU Line Canada Inc. and Overseas Container Forwarding Inc.,  and two of ECU’s executives have pleaded guilty to price fixing. They participated in a cartel that fixed surcharges for the supply of non vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) export consolidation services from Canada to various foreign destinations between January 1, 2005 and March 6, 2011. NVOCCs arrange the consolidation of less-than-container load shipments into containers, the shipment of these containers by ocean, and the deconsolidation of the containers at the destination. ECU was fined $1 million. The company’s executive vice-president was sentenced to a four month conditional sentence, plus [...] Full article

Panasonic fined $4.7 million

Panasonic Corporation was fined $4.7 million after pleading guilty to rigging bids for certain types of switches and sensors supplied to Toyota for various cars, the Competition Bureau announced today. [...] Full article

Online Job Scammer in the Slammer

An online job scammer will have new job opportunities as a prison inmate after being sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison. Matthew Hovila, of Edmonton, Alberta, was sentenced to 15 [...] Full article

Auto Parts Investigation

The Competition Bureau’s auto parts investigation is one of the biggest investigations it has ever undertaken. Here are the fines collected to date: Company Auto part type Auto maker Fine [...] Full article


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Michelle E. Booth

Michelle E. Booth

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Michelle's skills and practice expertise extend to commercial litigation, civil litigation, class actions, and employment, administrative and competition law.

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Masiel A. Matus

Masiel A. Matus

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Masiel Matus consistently demonstrates strong knowledge and ability in the areas of commercial litigation, class action defence, employment and competition law. Masiel has provided diligent case management and litigation support in several complex litigation trials, making her a trusted and valued member of the Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP team.

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W. Michael G. Osborne

W. Michael G. Osborne

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Michael is a respected and practised litigator who acts for and advises parties in a wide range of competition matters, a variety of commercial disputes, including contractual disputes, shareholders' disputes, commercial fraud, and employment matters, and also in administrative law and constitutional issues. Michael has been admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK). Michael is a frequent contributor to newsletters published by the ABA's Anti-trust Section, The Litigator and often quoted by The Financial Post, The Lawyer's Weekly, Lexpert Magazine and other publications of interest to the legal community.

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