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Richard Annan at the CBA Competition Law Fall Conference


Area Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment


Shaw Centre (formerly Ottawa Convention Centre)
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON  K1N 9J2

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Session II -10:45am-12:00pm - Debating the Efficiencies Defence

Panellist:  Richard Annan, Counsel, Goodmans LLP

The appropriate role of efficiencies in merger analysis remains a hot topic in Canada as well as in the U.S. Join us for an engaging discussion regarding the most current perspective on the role and practical impact of efficiencies in merger analysis and recent cases in Canada and the U.S.. The panel will also discuss the relevance of the efficiencies defence in today’s economy, the evolution of the defence through jurisprudence and practice, and practical observations on best practices, approach and strategy in cases where efficiencies may be a factor in the outcome.

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