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Major Agricultural Merger Approved

The Competition Bureau has approved the merger between Dow and DuPont, two companies that specialise in crop protection products and packaging plastics. To alleviate any negative impact that the proposed transaction may have on competition and innovation, both companies have agreed under a consent agreement to sell a portion of their respective businesses to other competitors in the market. [more] Full article

27 Rexall Pharmacies to be sold to RXDM

Rx Drug Mart (RXDM) has received approval from the Competition Bureau to purchase 27 Rexall pharmacies across Canada. The sale was imposed as a condition under a consent agreement reached between the ... [more] Full article

Sherwin-Williams Permitted to Acquire Valspar

The proposed acquisition between two global paint coating companies, Sherwin-Williams and Valspar, was recently given the go-ahead by the Competition Bureau, after a consent agreement was reached between the Bureau and ... [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


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Daphne Hooper

Daphne Hooper

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Daphne Hooper has recently joined Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP and intends to concentrate her skills in various areas of Civil Litigation and Competition Law. Daphne articled with Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP and has become a valued member of the team.

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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 leads Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP's competition team. He also practices commercial litigation and arbitration. Michael represents clients involved in business disputes, and defends clients facing competition law investigations, prosecutions, and class actions.

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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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Annie Tayyab

Annie Tayyab

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Annie Tayyab skillfully navigates a wide range of commercial matters. Her experience includes multi-jurisdictional class actions, complex contractual disputes, competition law, shareholder disputes, regulatory proceedings, consumer protection, commercial leasing, condominium legislation, and professional negligence, including errors and omissions by brokers/dealers and lawyers.

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