The Litigator - Affleck Greene McMurtry, LLP » Mergers http://www.thelitigator.ca Competition Law, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Updates Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:56:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Sale Of 14 Transcontinental Community Newspapers Approved http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/09/sale-of-14-transcontinental-community-newspapers-approved/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/09/sale-of-14-transcontinental-community-newspapers-approved/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:07:34 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3968 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/09/sale-of-14-transcontinental-community-newspapers-approved/feed/ 0 Loblaws and Shoppers Divestitures Approved http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/08/loblaws-and-shoppers-divestitures-approved/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/08/loblaws-and-shoppers-divestitures-approved/#comments Sat, 16 Aug 2014 04:04:26 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3878 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/08/loblaws-and-shoppers-divestitures-approved/feed/ 0 Reynolds Free to Wrap Up Acquisition of NFP http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/06/reynolds-free-to-wrap-up-acquisition-of-nfp/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/06/reynolds-free-to-wrap-up-acquisition-of-nfp/#comments Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:27:31 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3859 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/06/reynolds-free-to-wrap-up-acquisition-of-nfp/feed/ 0 Transcontinental Agrees to Sell 34 Community Newspapers http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/06/transcontinental-agrees-to-sell-34-community-newspapers/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/06/transcontinental-agrees-to-sell-34-community-newspapers/#comments Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:03:09 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3727 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/06/transcontinental-agrees-to-sell-34-community-newspapers/feed/ 0 Lousiana Pacific Abandons Plan to Acquire Ainsworth Lumber http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/05/lousiana-pacific-abandons-plan-to-acquire-ainsworth-lumber/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/05/lousiana-pacific-abandons-plan-to-acquire-ainsworth-lumber/#comments Thu, 15 May 2014 15:27:28 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3690 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/05/lousiana-pacific-abandons-plan-to-acquire-ainsworth-lumber/feed/ 0 Loblaws Agrees to Sell Stores to Acquire Shoppers http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/03/loblaws-agrees-to-sell-stores-to-acquire-shoppers/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/03/loblaws-agrees-to-sell-stores-to-acquire-shoppers/#comments Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:11:46 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3522 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/03/loblaws-agrees-to-sell-stores-to-acquire-shoppers/feed/ 0 Hockey Equipment Merger Not Offside http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/02/hockey-equipment-merger-not-offside/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/02/hockey-equipment-merger-not-offside/#comments Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:01:57 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3372 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/02/hockey-equipment-merger-not-offside/feed/ 0 Pre-Merger Notification Threshold Increased to $82 Million http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/01/pre-merger-notification-threshold-increased-to-82-million/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/01/pre-merger-notification-threshold-increased-to-82-million/#comments Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:57:09 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3321 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2014/01/pre-merger-notification-threshold-increased-to-82-million/feed/ 0 Competition Bureau Clears Life Sciences Merger http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/12/competition-bureau-clears-life-sciences-merger/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/12/competition-bureau-clears-life-sciences-merger/#comments Wed, 11 Dec 2013 03:03:22 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3221 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/12/competition-bureau-clears-life-sciences-merger/feed/ 0 La Coop fédérée agrees to terminate franchises to acquire Groupe BMR http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/11/la-coop-federee-agrees-to-terminate-franchises-to-acquire-groupe-bmr/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/11/la-coop-federee-agrees-to-terminate-franchises-to-acquire-groupe-bmr/#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:49:53 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3152 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/11/la-coop-federee-agrees-to-terminate-franchises-to-acquire-groupe-bmr/feed/ 0 Sobeys bags Safeway after agreeing to divestitures http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/10/sobeys-bags-safeway-acquisition-after-agreeing-to-divestitures/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/10/sobeys-bags-safeway-acquisition-after-agreeing-to-divestitures/#comments Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:44:10 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=3071 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/10/sobeys-bags-safeway-acquisition-after-agreeing-to-divestitures/feed/ 0 Agrium agrees to divestitures to get ok to acquire Viterra’s retail agricultural business http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/09/agrium-agrees-to-divestitures-to-get-ok-to-acquire-viterras-retail-agricultural-business/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/09/agrium-agrees-to-divestitures-to-get-ok-to-acquire-viterras-retail-agricultural-business/#comments Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:26:14 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2993 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/09/agrium-agrees-to-divestitures-to-get-ok-to-acquire-viterras-retail-agricultural-business/feed/ 0 Metal merger not anti-competitive, Bureau says http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/05/metal-merger-not-anti-competitive-bureau-says/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/05/metal-merger-not-anti-competitive-bureau-says/#comments Sat, 04 May 2013 01:52:17 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2449 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/05/metal-merger-not-anti-competitive-bureau-says/feed/ 0 Leon’s acquisition of The Brick not anti-competitive, Bureau says http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/04/leons-acquisition-of-the-brick-not-anti-competitive-bureau-says/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/04/leons-acquisition-of-the-brick-not-anti-competitive-bureau-says/#comments Thu, 04 Apr 2013 17:07:29 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2355 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/04/leons-acquisition-of-the-brick-not-anti-competitive-bureau-says/feed/ 0 Competition Law Review 2013 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/competition-law-review-2013/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/competition-law-review-2013/#comments Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:00:28 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2172 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/competition-law-review-2013/feed/ 0 LifeLabs BC’s proposed acquisition of BC Biomedical not anti-competitive, Bureau says http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/lifelabs-bcs-proposed-acquisition-of-bc-biomedical-not-anti-competitive-bureau-says/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/lifelabs-bcs-proposed-acquisition-of-bc-biomedical-not-anti-competitive-bureau-says/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2013 16:18:42 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2324 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/lifelabs-bcs-proposed-acquisition-of-bc-biomedical-not-anti-competitive-bureau-says/feed/ 0 Bell agrees to sell channels to gain Bureau approval of Astral takeover http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/bell-agrees-to-sell-channels-to-gain-bureau-approval-of-astral-takeover/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/bell-agrees-to-sell-channels-to-gain-bureau-approval-of-astral-takeover/#comments Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:26:11 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2293 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/bell-agrees-to-sell-channels-to-gain-bureau-approval-of-astral-takeover/feed/ 0 Bureau clears National Oilwell Varco’s acquisition of Robbins & Myers http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/bureau-clears-national-oilwell-varcos-acquisition-of-robbins-myers/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/bureau-clears-national-oilwell-varcos-acquisition-of-robbins-myers/#comments Tue, 05 Mar 2013 03:28:53 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2280 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/bureau-clears-national-oilwell-varcos-acquisition-of-robbins-myers/feed/ 0 Landfill divestiture order upheld http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/landfill-divestiture-order-upheld/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/landfill-divestiture-order-upheld/#comments Fri, 01 Mar 2013 20:22:13 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2267 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/03/landfill-divestiture-order-upheld/feed/ 0 Acquisition of retail hardware company cleared http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/02/acquisition-of-retail-hardware-company-cleared/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/02/acquisition-of-retail-hardware-company-cleared/#comments Sat, 16 Feb 2013 12:54:40 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2230 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/02/acquisition-of-retail-hardware-company-cleared/feed/ 0 Bureau clears RBC’s acquisition of Ally Canada http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/02/bureau-clears-rbcs-acquisition-of-ally-canada/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/02/bureau-clears-rbcs-acquisition-of-ally-canada/#comments Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:51:37 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2222 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/02/bureau-clears-rbcs-acquisition-of-ally-canada/feed/ 0 Pre-merger notification threshold increased to $80 million http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/pre-merger-notification-threshold-increased-to-80-million/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/pre-merger-notification-threshold-increased-to-80-million/#comments Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:34:32 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=2010 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/pre-merger-notification-threshold-increased-to-80-million/feed/ 0 Lights, camera, no action: Bureau clears film distribution deal http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/lights-camera-no-action-bureau-clears-film-distribution-deal/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/lights-camera-no-action-bureau-clears-film-distribution-deal/#comments Thu, 03 Jan 2013 22:02:20 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1948 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2013/01/lights-camera-no-action-bureau-clears-film-distribution-deal/feed/ 0 Merged pork processors unlikely to hog market, Bureau rules http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/12/merged-pork-processors-unlikely-to-hog-market-bureau-rules/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/12/merged-pork-processors-unlikely-to-hog-market-bureau-rules/#comments Thu, 20 Dec 2012 21:27:48 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1913 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/12/merged-pork-processors-unlikely-to-hog-market-bureau-rules/feed/ 0 Competition Bureau clears electrical distributors merger http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/12/competition-bureau-clears-electrical-distributors-merger/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/12/competition-bureau-clears-electrical-distributors-merger/#comments Wed, 12 Dec 2012 19:48:36 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1886 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/12/competition-bureau-clears-electrical-distributors-merger/feed/ 0 Waste Services Companies Trashed Consent Agreement, Bureau says http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/09/waste-services-companies-trashed-consent-agreement-bureau-says/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/09/waste-services-companies-trashed-consent-agreement-bureau-says/#comments Wed, 12 Sep 2012 15:58:23 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1630 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/09/waste-services-companies-trashed-consent-agreement-bureau-says/feed/ 0 Aircraft part maker merger cleared http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/aircraft-part-maker-merger-cleared/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/aircraft-part-maker-merger-cleared/#comments Fri, 27 Jul 2012 04:09:15 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1558 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/aircraft-part-maker-merger-cleared/feed/ 0 Maple Approval Leaves Canada with Regulated Monopoly Stock Exchange http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/maple-approval-leaves-canada-with-regulated-monopoly-stock-exchange/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/maple-approval-leaves-canada-with-regulated-monopoly-stock-exchange/#comments Thu, 05 Jul 2012 17:37:23 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1456 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/07/maple-approval-leaves-canada-with-regulated-monopoly-stock-exchange/feed/ 0 Competition Law Review http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/03/competition-law-review-2011/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/03/competition-law-review-2011/#comments Mon, 19 Mar 2012 13:54:29 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1259 Top Stories
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Pre-merger notification transaction size threshold increased to $77m http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/02/pre-merger-notification-transaction-size-threshold-increased-to-77m/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/02/pre-merger-notification-transaction-size-threshold-increased-to-77m/#comments Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:31:25 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1124 [...]]]> http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/02/pre-merger-notification-transaction-size-threshold-increased-to-77m/feed/ 0 Competition Bureau promises greater transparency in merger review http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/02/competition-bureau-promises-greater-transparency-in-merger-review/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/02/competition-bureau-promises-greater-transparency-in-merger-review/#comments Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:29:54 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=1126 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2012/02/competition-bureau-promises-greater-transparency-in-merger-review/feed/ 0 Competition Tribunal dismisses first ever consent agreement challenge http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/05/competition-tribunal-dismisses-first-ever-consent-agreement-challenge/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/05/competition-tribunal-dismisses-first-ever-consent-agreement-challenge/#comments Thu, 04 May 2006 22:27:53 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=170 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/05/competition-tribunal-dismisses-first-ever-consent-agreement-challenge/feed/ 0 Competition Tribunal dismisses first ever consent agreement challenge http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/05/competition-tribunal-dismisses-first-ever-consent-agreement-challenge-2/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/05/competition-tribunal-dismisses-first-ever-consent-agreement-challenge-2/#comments Thu, 04 May 2006 20:09:17 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=175 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2006/05/competition-tribunal-dismisses-first-ever-consent-agreement-challenge-2/feed/ 0 Competition Tribunal orders sale of landfill (again); CWS appeals (again) http://www.thelitigator.ca/2004/07/competition-tribunal-orders-sale-of-landfill-again-cws-appeals-again/ http://www.thelitigator.ca/2004/07/competition-tribunal-orders-sale-of-landfill-again-cws-appeals-again/#comments Thu, 29 Jul 2004 01:07:36 +0000 http://www.thelitigator.ca/?p=344 http://www.thelitigator.ca/2004/07/competition-tribunal-orders-sale-of-landfill-again-cws-appeals-again/feed/ 0