Business Law Kitchener - Our team of Competition and Antitrust, we give suggestion in all aspects of antitrust litigation and competition regulation during company restructurings, mergers, and acquisitions. These transactions are under constant government scrutiny from regulators. Our knowledgeable business law counsel assists businesses to stay true to their core objectives while keeping within regulations.
We represent a lot of international and domestic clients, representing them nationally before the Competition Bureau, in the Competition Tribunal, in all levels of the courts, and globally before various competition review authorities. Expert counsel is provided on a wide range of antitrust matters: complex merger transactions, international cartel prosecutions, and predatory practices involving distribution, pricing and marketing. Our practice is diverse, involving representation of international and national corporations, company directors and officers, manufacturers and distributors involved in the electronics, energy, financial, telecommunications, textile and pipeline sectors. We have secured negotiated resolutions with the Competition Bureau for our client√?¬®le and have dealt with both civil and criminal problems.
Merger reviews have been a major focus of regulatory authorities both here and abroad. A lot of the clients which retain our services, ask us to help conduct pre-merger notification of transactions and coordinate pre-merger strategy across jurisdictions. We work often with competition counsel all around the world, allowing us to lead negotiations and advocate competition problems effectively on behalf of clients whose interests cross numerous jurisdictions.
To be able to avoid antitrust allegations, we frequently offer clients with routine recommendation. Our teams of experts provide multi-disciplinary advice and service by crafting workable solutions and compliance programs. These will help reduce the risk of our clients facing anti-competitive behavior problems. Regulatory compliance issues and business practices are increasingly coming under criminal and quasi-criminal investigation by competition regulators. We act on behalf of clients in the following types of disputes involving relationships with customers and competitors: pricing policy matters like minimum advertised pricing programs; price fixing; promotional allowances and rebates; suggested retail prices. We have skill in distribution and marketing disputes involving territorial restrictions, exclusive relationships, and abuse of dominance. A lot of these concerns have sparked a significant increase in class litigation. Our litigators have various skill in class action litigation.
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