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Kingspan-Vicwest Merger Approved Through Consent Agreement

Kingspan, a global seller and manufacturer of building products, has reached a consent agreement with the Competition Bureau to sell a manufacturing facility in order to complete its acquisition of business rival Vicwest. In response to the Bureau’s concern that the acquisition would likely result in a substantial lessening of competition for the supply of insulated metal panels in Ontario due to the elimination of competition, the Vicwest Westeel agricultural division in Hamilton will be sold to Ag Growth International following the completion of the Kingspan-Vicwest merger. [more] Full article

Competition Bureau Challenges Major Gas Retailer Merger

On April 30, 2015, the Competition Bureau filed an application to challenge a proposed merger between two major gas retailers, Parkland and Pioneer. Parkland proposed to acquire 181 gas stations and ... [more] Full article

Sun Media Assets Sold to Postmedia Following A Five-Month Review

Postmedia’s proposed acquisition of Sun Media’s English-language media assets was recently approved by the Competition Bureau. The $316-million deal was first announced in October 2014, which involved the acquisition of Sun Media’s 175 newspapers ... [more] Full article

Marriott-Delta Merger Cleared by the Competition Bureau

A major hotel chain merger has been approved by the Competition Bureau. Marriott International, a Maryland-based lodging company with over 4,100 hotels around the world, is buying Delta’s hotels and resorts ... [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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