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UCDA and IBC reach settlement

The Used Car Dealers Association of Ontario and the Insurance Bureau of Canada have settled UCDA’s refusal to deal case. UCDA is a trade association representing 4,500 Ontario car dealers. Its Auto Check service provides dealers with information about the accident history of used vehicles. UCDA needs claims data from IBC to offer Auto Check. However, in June 2011, IBC cut UCDA off. UCDA applied to the Competition Tribunal for leave to bring a private application under the Competition Act’s refusal to deal provisions to force IBC to continue to supply this data permanently. The Tribunal granted leave on September ... [more] Full article

Private applicants flock to Tribunal

What do hockey, chickens, and airlines have in common? They have all been the subject of recent private applications in the Competition Tribunal. On April 11, the Tribunal refused leave ... [more] Full article

Parliamentary privilege trumps Competition Act, Tribunal rules

After a 10 year struggle, Robert Gauthier, proprietor of now defunct The National Capital News Canada tried unsuccessfully to renew his application to the Competition Tribunal to force the Speaker of the House of Commons to grant him access to the Parliamentary Press Gallery. [more] Full article

Dolby complaint silenced

Sono Pro loses bid to force supply of Dolby equipment at discount

Sono Pro Inc., a Montreal professional audio equipment reseller, has lost its attempt to force Sonotechnique P.J.L. Inc. to supply it with Dolby products. [more] Full article


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Masiel A. Matus

Masiel A. Matus

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Masiel has a broad commercial litigation practice and represents both national and international clients in a variety of complex matters. Masiel has experience litigating cases involving professional negligence, commercial leasing and real property disputes, insurance, contract disputes, shareholder disputes, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust, employment matters and defamation claims.

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