Category: Constructive Trust

Class action plaintiffs can obtain wiretap evidence - October 19, 2014 by zeldalegacy

Class action plaintiffs can obtain court-ordered disclosure of wiretap evidence obtained by the Competition Bureau, Canada’s Supreme Court held today in Imperial Oil v Jacques. This decision will make it easier for plaintiffs to obtain evidence in price fixing cases by effectively allowing second-hand wiretapping. Over 220,000 intercepts The plaintiffs were seeking production from the [...]
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Affleck, Greene and Osborne recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 - October 16, 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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Sixth auto parts fine brings total to over $51 million - October 14, 2014 by zeldalegacy

DENSO Corporation recently pleaded guilty to three counts of bid-rigging under the Competition Act and was fined .45 million, the Competition Bureau announced recently. DENSO was involved in an international bid-rigging conspiracy that fixed prices for body electronic control units (Body ECUs) supplied to Toyota for cars manufactured in Canada. A Body ECU controls the power [...]
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AGM Appointments to the CBA National Competition Law Section - October 8, 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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Credit cards subject to provincial disclosure laws - October 8, 2014 by zeldalegacy

Federal or provincial? The perennial question in Canadian law (and politics) is: is it federal or provincial? In the case of credit cards issued by banks, the answer is “both”. Although banks are a federal responsibility, provincial consumer protection laws mandating disclosure of contract terms apply to banks that issue credit cards, the Supreme Court [...]
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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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