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Bureau Moves Iron Mountain in Recall Acquisition

Iron Mountain Inc. agreed to divest assets and customer contracts in 6 of the 10 markets where its acquisition target, Recall Holdings, operates. Iron Mountain will divest assets in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, retaining Recall assets only in Kitchener, Winnipeg, Halifax and Victoria. Although it was not a notifiable transaction under the Competition Act, the Bureau reviewed the proposed merger of Canada’s two largest records management companies under its general mandate to determine whether it would likely result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition in the market for business records management. This global $2.6 billion transaction was also reviewed by competition authorities around the ... [more] Full article

Parkland Agrees to Divest Gas Stations

Parkland Fuel Corporation has agreed to divest gas stations or exclusive gasoline supply agreements in six markets in Ontario and Manitoba, and to abstain from increasing its margins on wholesale gasoline ... [more] Full article

Shaw’s Acquisition of WIND Approved

Shaw Communications can complete its acquisition of Wind Mobile following the Competition Bureau’s announcement that it will not challenge the transaction. The Bureau noted that as a result of the ... [more] Full article

Pre-merger Notification Threshold Raised to $87m for 2016

The pre‑merger notification threshold relating to transaction‑size will be $87 million in 2016, up from $86 million last year, the Competition Bureau announced recently. Mergers are only notifiable if three ... [more] Full article


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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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Wendy Sun

Wendy Sun

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Wendy Sun has substantive experience in domestic and international contractual disputes, competition law, franchise disputes, shareholder disputes, negligent misrepresentation, commercial leasing, and intellectual property matters.

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