Category: Constructive Trust

Third parties cannot challenge merits of competition settlements - September 30, 2014 by zeldalegacy

Third parties cannot challenge underlying facts Third parties cannot challenge the factual basis underpinning settlements between the Commissioner of Competition and targets of inquiries under the Competition Act, the Competition Tribunal held recently. Challenges by third parties consent agreements are limited to Whether terms of the consent agreement are outside the scope of the type [...]
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Peter R. Greene inducted into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society - September 22, 2014 by zeldalegacy

Peter R. Greene, Managing Partner at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, has been inducted into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society at the Schulich School of Law. The Bertha Wilson Honour Society recognizes extraordinary alumni for their exceptional contributions to the legal profession, business and industry, their communities, charitable organizations, and society as a whole. The Society [...]
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Sale Of 14 Transcontinental Community Newspapers Approved - September 16, 2014 by zeldalegacy

The Competition Bureau has approved the sale of 14 Transcontinental Media community newspapers.  Transcontinental Inc. originally proposed to acquire 74 community newspapers from Québecor Media Inc.   To preserve competition and identify alternatives to Transcontinental owning all the newspapers, the Commissioner of Competition and Transcontinental signed a Consent Agreement in May 2014.  The agreement requires Transcontinental to [...]
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AGM Appointments to the CBA National Competition Law Section - September 12, 2014 by zeldalegacy

Three members of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP’s Competition & Regulatory Law team are serving as Vice-Chairs of committees of the National Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association.
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Sale Of 14 Transcontinental Community Newspapers Approved - September 11, 2014 by zeldalegacy

The Competition Bureau has approved the sale of 14 Transcontinental Media community newspapers.  Transcontinental Inc. originally proposed to acquire 74 community newspapers from Québecor Media Inc.   To preserve competition and identify alternatives to Transcontinental owning all the newspapers, the Commissioner of Competition and Transcontinental signed a Consent Agreement in May 2014.  The agreement requires Transcontinental to [...]
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Affleck, Greene and Osborne recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 - August 25, 2014 by zeldalegacy

Donald S. Affleck Q.C., Peter R. Greene and W. Michael G. Osborne, FCIArb have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 in the following fields: Don Affleck: Advertising and Marketing Law Peter Greene: Corporate and Commercial Litigation Michael Osborne: Competition/Antitrust Law Best Lawyers® is highly regarded as a guide [...]
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Injunctions available to enforce foreign arbitral awards, BC court says - August 24, 2014 by zeldalegacy

The New York Convention permits parties to arbitrations to enforce arbitral awards in any contracting state, including Canada. This means that Canadian courts are not entitled to consider whether the award should first be enforced in any other state, the BC Court of Appeal held recently in Sociedade-de-fomento Industrial Private Limited v. Pakistan Steel Mills [...]
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Loblaws and Shoppers Divestitures Approved - August 18, 2014 by zeldalegacy

The Competition Bureau has approved plans by Canadian grocery giant Loblaw Companies Limited to divest nine  in-store pharmacies to Remedy’s Rx, two grocery stores to Metro Inc., and two Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacies to the Jean Coutu Group. The divestitures are pursuant to a March 2014 Consent Agreement between Loblaw and the Commissioner of Competition [...]
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AGM recognized in GCR Competition 100 - August 15, 2014 by zeldalegacy

The Global Competition Review has recognized Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP in its GCR 100 guide to the world’s leading competition law and economics practices.
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Competition Law Review - August 12, 2014 by zeldalegacy

Our review of developments in competition law in Canada over the past twelve months.
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