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Commissioner of Competition Successful in CCS Case

July-5-2012

Area Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment

Summary

Contested merger cases are rare beasts.  The great majority of parties to a merger are unwilling to accept the time, costs and uncertainties of fighting the Commissioner of Competition (“Commissioner”) before the Competition Tribunal and instead decide to avoid litigation by negotiating a consent agreement with the Commissioner or by abandoning or modifying their merger. The CCS matter is one of those rare contested merger cases.

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