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Competition Bureau Prescribes Remedy for Pfizer-Hospira Deal

Following concerns that Pfizer Inc.’s proposed acquisition of Hospira Inc. will result in a substantial lessening of competition, Pfizer has reached an agreement with the Competition Bureau to sell the Canadian assets ... [more] Full article

Review of Competition Law – April 2007

THE LITIGATOR - Review of Competition Law - April 2007 Contributors: Michael Osborne , Jennifer Cantwell, Kyle Peterson , Sonny Ingram, Michael Binetti, and Adam Wygodny TOP STORIES Appeal court revises test for abuse of dominant position In identifying anti-competitive acts, one must ask whether the conduct had an intended predatory, exclusionary or disciplinary effect on a competitor, not on competition, the Federal Court of Appeal held in overturning the Tribunal’s 2005 finding that Canada Pipe’s rebate program was not anti-competitive.... [more] Full article

Joint venturers not liable for price fixing

It is not per se illegal for a lawful, economically integrated joint venture to set prices at which the joint venture sells products, the US Supreme Court held in a February 28, 2006 , decision. [more] Full article

COMPETITION LAW UPDATE – March 2005

by Michael Osborne, Jennifer Cantwell, Paul Emerson, and Angela Yadav TOP STORIES Tread carefully when advertising “sale” prices: In January 2005, the Tribunal ruled that Sears Canada Inc. exaggerated savings ... [more] Full article