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Supreme Court Decision Underscores Importance of Quantifying Efficiency Gains in Merger Reviews

January-26-2015

Lawyer Richard Annan, Michael Koch
Area Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation, Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment

Summary

The Supreme Court of Canada has provided important guidance for determining whether a merger is likely to prevent competition substantially, and for the proper application of the “efficiencies defence” under section 96 of the Competition Act (“Act”).

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