Top Ten Points to Know When Resolving Global Antitrust Cases in Canada

Graham Reynolds, Aug 31, 2010

As one of the leading international antitrust regulators, Canada’s Competition Bureau (“Bureau”) undertakes many multinational investigations, most commonly in coordination with other regulators. Where parties under investigation are seeking to resolve their global antitrust liability, Canada’s Competition Bureau is often one of the jurisdictions they will approach.  Processes in Canada are similar to, but have important distinctions from, case resolution practices in other jurisdictions. This brief article seeks to highlight some of the more important features of which lawyers should be aware when seeking a Canadian resolution.