Canadian Competition Law Blog (Wolters Kluwer), Antitrust & Associations: Recent New Zealand Case a Reminder that Voluntary Industry Associations are Not Price Regulators
Podcast – Social media and contests – for TopDog Social Media – link coming
Quoted – Canadian Lawyer – Rogers Escapes Steep Fine
Canadian Competition Law Blog (Wolters Kluwer), Policy Tussle Between The Beer Store & Ontario Convenience Stores Over Ontario Beer Competition
Quoted – Canadian Lawyer – It’s a ‘tragedy’ but business is about the work, not the brand
Interviewed – Blacklock’s Reporter – Google search case in Canada
Quoted – Canadian Lawyer – Six months to prepare for ‘overkill’ CASL legislation
Interviewed – CBC Go Public – Contests and deceptive prize notices
Co-author of a new competition law book, to be published by Carswell (2015).
Co-author, Competition Law chapter, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC), Annual Review of Law & Practice – 2014 – forthcoming.
“German Competition Authority issues a fining decision against companies in the flour milling industry (Verband Deutscher Mühlen)”, Concurrences, e-Competitions Bulletin.
“Irish Competition Authority commences legal proceedings against the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO)”, Concurrences, e-Competitions Bulletin.
“German Competition Authority issues a fining decision against manufacturers of drugstore products (KWR working group)”, Concurrences, e-Competitions Bulletin.
Quoted – Creditcards.com: Beware “buy now, pay later” ads.
Quoted – Law Times (Canadian Lawyer): Focus: Is Verizon’s retreat a small victory in losing war for incumbents?
Quoted – Canadian Lawyer, Competition Bureau promises whistleblower protection, more transparency.
Quoted – Canadian Lawyer, Competition Bureau Has No Beef With Hog Deal.
CCH (Wolters Kluwer), Competition Law Clearinghouse, Competition Tribunal Releases Decision in TREB Abuse of Dominance Case.
Co-author, Information Surveys & Competition Law – Key Points & Best Practices for Associations, Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE).
Practical Competition Compliance Tips for Association Boards, Associations Plus, Spring 2013 Boardwalk Newsletter.
Co-author, Competition Law chapter, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC), Annual Review of Law & Practice – 2013.
CCH (Wolters Kluwer), Competition Law Clearinghouse, Canadian Supreme Court Settles Debate Between Rival Authorities for Party Liability in Conspiracy Cases.
CCH (Wolters Kluwer), Competition Law Clearinghouse, Social Media & Contests: A Few Key Points for Running Contests Using Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.
PowerPoint (webinar), Strafford Webinars, Canadian Advertising and Competition Law: Compliance Strategies.
Interviewed, dealReporter (NY) on implications of CNOOC/Nexen transaction, new Investment Canada SOE rules.
CCH (Wolters Kluwer), Competition Law Clearinghouse, Federal Government Clears CNOOC/Nexen and Petronas/Progress and Issues New State-Owned Enterprise Guidelines.
Quoted, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, Feds Get Tough on White-collar Crimes.
PowerPoint presentation and case studies for the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE), National Conference 2012, Ottawa, Practical Competition Law and Compliance Case Studies for Trade and Professional Associations.
Quoted, Lawyers Weekly in relation to the Federal Court’s decision in Maxzone: “Judge urges tougher price-fixing penalties”.
CCH (Wolters Kluwer), Competition Law Clearinghouse, Federal Court in Maxzone (Auto Parts Price-fixing Investigation) Warns That Mathematical Sentencing Submissions Will No Longer Cut the Mustard.
CCH (Wolters Kluwer), Competition Law Clearinghouse, A Few Thoughts on the Bureau’s New Abuse of Dominance Guidelines: Short, Crisp and (a Little) Controversial.
CCH (Wolters Kluwer), Competition Law Clearinghouse, Ontario Superior Court Refuses to Strike Conspiracy Claim Merely Because Industry Involves Regulation: Regulated Conduct Defence to be Considered on Merits.
PowerPoint presentation, “What In-house Counsel Need to Know About Recent Competition Law Developments: Misleading Advertising Trends & Tips”, CBA Canadian Legal Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Paper, “The Rogers Performance Claims Case and Overview of Canadian Misleading Advertising Law”, CBA Legal Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.
CCH, Competition Law Clearinghouse, “The Rogers Performance Claims Advertising Case Begins in Ontario – A Few Thoughts on the Case and Some Recent Advertising Law Trends”.
Book, The Competition Law Guide for Trade Associations in Canada (Carswell).
Interviewed, Financial Post, Fallout From Libor Scandal Likely to Hit Canada’s Financial Industry.
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Published from time-to-time with others by The Institute of Competition Law.
“Canadian Competition Bureau jointly lays charges against 11 individuals and 9 companies in the construction industry in Quebec”, The Institute of Competition Law, e-Competitions.
The eBooks Case: A Canadian Perspective, with Mark Katz, Competition Policy International, Antitrust Chronicle.
Interviewed – Dave Rutherford Show – QR 77 – Target’s expansion into Canada (Heritage Canada cultural review).
Interviewed – dealReporter – Maple/TMX merger.
Carswell/West online webinar, A Guide to Canadian Competition Law for Trade and other Associations.
Academic peer review for a competition law paper, McGill Law Journal.
Contribution, British Columbia Real Estate Association, Legal Update, “Canada’s Proposed Federal Anti-Spam Legislation”.
Chapter, British Columbia Real Estate Association, Legal Update 2012, “Canadian Competition Law – The New Competition Act - The First Two Years in Force”.
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“Amendments to the Competition Act & Recent Developments”, British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA), Instructor Development Workshop, Whistler, BC.
Business News Network (BNN) – Maple/TMX merger: BNN Interview.
Quoted – Globe and Mail Report on Business: Competition Watchdog presents high hurdles for Maple.
Quoted – Globe and Mail Report on Business: “Aitken an ‘aggressive no nonsense Commissioner’”.
Quoted – Globe and Mail Report on Business: High hurdles face Maple bid from Competition watchdog.
Quoted – CTV News - “Competition watchdog presents high hurdles for Maple”.
“Competition Bureau Steps Up Criminal Price-Fixing Investigations in Canada”, with Christine Duhaime, Business in Vancouver (BIV).
“Canada’s New Competition Law: The First Year in Force – How Does It Impact Canadian Professionals?”, with Christine Duhaime, Business in Vancouver (BIV).
Compliance book, Competition Law and REALTORS: What You Say and Do Matters, a national competition law compliance course for REALTORS for the Alliance for Canadian Real Estate Education (ACRE) and The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
The CREA Abuse of Dominance Case, Competition Policy International, Antitrust Chronicle.
Trade Associations Face Tough New Competition Rules, Lawyers Weekly.
“Canada’s New Competition Law”, REM Magazine.
“Trade associations face tough new competition rules”, The Lawyers Weekly.
“Canada’s New Cartel Law in Force”, CUTS International ReguLetter.
“New U.S.-Style Two Track Criminal Conspiracy Regime”, Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, CLE conference, Canada’s New Competition & Foreign Investment Law.
Quoted – Fox Business.
Quoted – Reuters – China Tells State Companies to Explore Potash Bid.
Quoted – Reuters – Analysis: China Posturing on Potash Sector Deals.
Quoted – BusinessDay – China Anxious to Block Potash Deal.
Quoted - “CREA Seeks Settlement Over MLS Policies”, REM Magazine.
“Why India Needs Merger Control Now”, contribution to submission to the Indian government (Derek Ireland author).
“Competition Law & Trade Associations”, Boardwalk newsletter, Associations Plus.
“Convergence and Canada’s New Merger Control”, presented at joint WCCG & International Academy of Law, International Conference on Competition Law, Delhi, India.
“Canada’s New Competition Law”, presentation, CBA Business Law Subsection, luncheon, Vancouver, Sutton Place Hotel.
“Overview of the New Competition Act and the New Investment Canada Act”, Canadian Bar Association (CBA) luncheon, BC Branch, Sutton Place Hotel (Vancouver), November 25, 2009.
Quoted – Globe and Mail Report on Business: Telus sues Rogers over ad claims.
“China’s Anti-monopoly Law From a Canadian Perspective”, Lexology, with James Musgrove.
“Convergence Issues in Competition Policy and Intellectual Property Laws”, paper for guest lecture, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law.
“Self-regulated professions under Competition Bureau spotlight”, with Sandra Knowler, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC).
“Is That Really on Sale? – Traps for Unwary Advertisers”, Retail Connections.
“Competition Bureau Issues Final Merger Remedies Bulletin”, with Francois Tougas, CCH, Commercial Times Newsletter.
“Competition Bureau Appeals Tribunal Decision Allowing Labatt/Lakeport Beer Merger”, with Karl Gustafson, Business in Vancouver (BIV).
“A Canadian View of China’s Anti-monopoly Law”, ABA, International Antitrust Bulletin.
“Hong Kong Poised to Introduce Cross-Sector Competition Law”, with James Musgrove, ABA International Antitrust Bulletin.
“’M’ is for Merger: A Year in Review for Merger Clearance Developments in Canada”, Commercial Times Newsletter.
“No Deal for B-Filer”, with James Musgrove, Lang Michener Competition & Antitrust Brief.
“Reviewing Merger Clearance Developments in Canada”, Lang Michener, In Brief.
“Competition Bureau Puts Self-Regulated Professions Under the Gun”, Lawyers Weekly.
“Canadian Competition Law & IP”, presentation for Chinese aviation trade delegation.
“Canadian Merger Clearance Developments: Considerations in Cross-Border Deals”, Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealmaker’s Journal.
“‘M’ is for merger: a year in review for merger clearance”, with Francois Tougas, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC).
“Competition Bureau Issues Outline Consent Agreement”, Lang Michener publication.
“Competition Bureau Continues to Investigate Self-regulated Professions”, Federated Press.
“Self-Regulated Professions Under Bureau Spotlight”, Lang Michener publication.
The Competition Act and You, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver publication.
“Loyalty Programs: the Latest From Canada”, with James Musgrove, American Bar Association (ABA) Tele-seminar.
“Competition Bureau Targets Self-Regulated Professions”, Lang Michener publication.
“Loyalty Programs and Abuse of Dominance: Canada Pipe”, with James Musgrove, Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, CLE Seminar.
“U.S. Supreme Court Antitrust Cases Impact Canadian Business”, Lang Michener publication.
“Developments in the Law of Price Maintenance, Refusal to Deal and Predatory Pricing”, with James Musgrove and Janine MacNeil, for the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, CLE.
“Competition Bureau / Korean FTC Cooperation Agreement”, Lang Michener publication.
“Merger Remedies in Canada: Recent Developments”, Lang Michener publication.
“Good Marketing or Misleading Advertising?: Competition Bureau Steps-up Enforcement”, Lang Michener publication.
“Grafton Fraser Agrees to Pay $1.2 Million Penalty to Settle Misleading Advertising Case”, Lang Michener publication.
Canadian Competition Law and Policy, Casebook, UBC Faculty of Law.
“$1.8 Million Settlement in U.S. Gun-Jumping Case: Reviewing Pre-Merger Coordination”, Lang Michener publication.
“Is That Really on Sale?: Traps for Unwary Advertisers”, Business in Vancouver (BIV).
“The ‘C’ Files – Top 10 Competition Questions of 2004”, Presentation for CREA Leadership Day.
CREA Misleading Advertising Guide, The Canadian Real Estate Association.
Competition Law Overview for Leadership, Canadian Real Estate Association publication.
Competition Law Compliance Workbook, The Canadian Real Estate Association publication.
“Co-operation and Competition: Being Ready for the Competition Bureau from an Association Perspective”, Canadian Bar Association, Annual Fall Conference on Competition Law.
Contributor, Competition Law of Canada, Goldberg & Bodrug, eds. (Juris looseleaf).
“Reform of the Tribunal Process”, with George Addy, James Doris, Insight Information Co., National Conference, Canada’s Changing Competition Regime, February 26-27, 2003, Toronto.
“Proposed Public Interest Review for Transportation Mergers”, with John Bodrug.
“Enforcing the Unenforceable: Constitutional Challenges to Canada’s Foreign Extraterritorial Measures Act”, with Milos Barutciski.
“Litigating Abuse of Dominance Cases After Bill C-23”, with Kent Thomson, Competition Issues in Difficult Times, Anti-Competitive Behaviour and Enforcement in Soft Market, Toronto.
Contributor, Canadian Bar Association, National Competition Law Section, Reviewable Matters and Private Actions Committee, Private Actions Update, with John Bodrug.
“ICPAC and the Road Not Taken”, with Brian Facey, Canadian Bar Association, Annual Competition Law Fall Conference.
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