Business Law Saskatoon - Our team of Antitrust and Competition, we give suggestion in all aspects of antitrust litigation and competition regulation during company acquisitions, restructuring and mergers. These transactions are under constant government examination from regulators. Our knowledgeable business law counsel assists companies to stay true to their core objectives while keeping within regulations.
Among our clients are both international and national businesses, whom we represented nationally before the Competition Bureau, in the courts and in the Competition Tribunal, and worldwide before various competition review authorities. Expert counsel is offered on a wide range of antitrust problems: complex merger transactions, international cartel prosecutions, and predatory practices involving marketing, distribution and pricing. Our practice is diverse, involving representation of national and international corporations, company directors and officers, manufacturers and distributors involved in the electronics, energy, financial, pipeline, telecommunications, and textile sectors. We have secured negotiated resolutions together with the Competition Bureau for our client√?¬®le and have handled both criminal and civil concerns.
Merger reviews have been a major focus of regulatory authorities both here and abroad. A lot of the clients which retain our services, ask us to help conduct pre-merger notification of transactions and coordinate pre-merger strategy across jurisdictions. We work often along with competition counsel all around the globe, enabling us to advocate competition problems and lead negotiations successfully on behalf of clients whose interests cross several jurisdictions.
In order to avoid antitrust allegations, we frequently provide clients with regular suggestion. Our teams of experts offer multi-disciplinary service and advice by crafting compliance programs and workable solutions. These would help decrease the risk of our clients facing anti-competitive behavior issues. Regulatory compliance problems and business practices are more and more coming under criminal and quasi-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 issues such as minimum advertised pricing programs; price fixing; promotional allowances and rebates; suggested retail prices. We have knowledge in marketing and distribution disputes involving abuse of dominance, territorial restrictions and exclusive relationships. Many of these issues have sparked a large increase in class litigation. Our litigators have various experience in class action litigation.
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