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W. Michael G. Osborne

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Michael Osborne is a former Partner of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Dirty Diesel Done Dirt Cheap? VW Settles “Clean Diesel” Scandal

Volkswagen recently employed a quick settlement strategy to deal with the fallout from its admission, in September 2015, that it had installed software to cheat on emissions tests on 11 ... [more] Full article

Merger Notification Threshold Raised to $88m

The pre‑merger notification threshold relating to transaction‑size will be $88 million in 2017, up from $87 million last year, the Competition Bureau announced recently. Mergers are only notifiable if three ... [more] Full article

Ebooks: 4 settlements and 1 application

Apple and ebook publishers Hachette, Macmillan, and Simon & Shuster have agreed to change how they sell ebooks to settle allegations that they entered into an anti-competitive agreement that reduced ... [more] Full article

Amazon pays $1.1 m to settle savings claim probe

Amazon.com.ca Inc. has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty, plus $100,000 in costs, to settle allegations by the Competition Bureau that its practice of advertising savings from a list ... [more] Full article

iPhone competition investigation closed

Apple’s iPhone smartphone enjoys market power, but terms imposed by Apple on wireless carriers did not harm competition, the Competition Bureau concluded recently. The Bureau analyzed Apple’s terms under the Competition ... [more] Full article