Business Law Regina - Our team of Competition and Antitrust, we give recommendation in all aspects of antitrust litigation and competition regulation during company mergers, acquisitions and restructuring. These transactions are under constant government examination from regulators. Our knowledgeable business law counsel assists businesses to stay true to their core objectives while keeping within regulations.
Among our clients are both national and international businesses, whom we represented nationally before the Competition Bureau, in the Competition Tribunal and in the courts, and internationally before different competition review authorities. Expert counsel is provided on different antitrust problems: complex merger transactions, international cartel prosecutions, and predatory practices involving distribution, pricing and marketing. Our practice is varied, involving representation of company officers and directors, manufacturers, distributors and national and international corporations involved in the electronics, energy, financial, textile, pipeline and telecommunications sectors. We have secured negotiated resolutions with the Competition Bureau for our client√?¬®le and have handled both civil and criminal problems.
Regulatory authorities abroad and here have been making merger review a major focus. Clients retain us to coordinate pre-merger strategy and conduct pre-merger notification of transactions across jurisdictions. We work often together with competition counsel across the globe, enabling us to advocate competition issues and lead negotiations effectively on behalf of clients whose interests cross numerous jurisdictions.
We regularly offer clients with routine advice regarding business transactions to be able to avoid antitrust allegations. We provide a multi-disciplinary team of experts to design compliance programs and workable solutions so as to reduce the risk of our clients facing anti-competitive behavior matters. Regulatory compliance issues and business practices are increasingly coming under quasi-criminal and criminal investigation by competition regulators. We act on behalf of clients in the subsequent kinds of disputes involving relationships with competitors and customers: pricing policy problems like minimum advertised pricing programs; price fixing; promotional rebates and allowances; suggested retail prices. We have skill in distribution and marketing disputes involving territorial restrictions, exclusive relationships, and abuse of dominance. A lot of these problems have sparked a significant increase in class litigation. Our litigators have various skill in class action litigation.
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