Business Law Burnaby - We counsel clients in all aspects of competition regulation and antitrust litigation during business acquisitions, restructurings and mergers. Such transactions are under constant scrutiny by government regulators. Our skilled business law counsel helps businesses to stay true to their core objectives while keeping within regulations.
Among our clients are both national and international companies, whom we represented nationally before the Competition Bureau, in the Competition Tribunal and in the courts, and internationally before several competition review authorities. Professional counsel is provided on various antitrust problems: complex merger transactions, international cartel prosecutions, and predatory practices involving distribution, pricing and marketing. Our practice is diverse, involving representation of distributors, national and international corporations, company directors and officers and manufacturers 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 civil and criminal matters.
Merger reviews have been a major focus of regulatory authorities both here and abroad. Many of the clients that 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 across the globe, enabling us to lead negotiations and advocate competition problems effectively on behalf of clients whose interests cross several jurisdictions.
We often offer clients with routine suggestion about business transactions to be able to avoid antitrust allegations. We offer a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to design workable solutions and compliance programs to decrease the risk of our clients facing anti-competitive behavior problems. Regulatory compliance matters and business practices are more and more coming under quasi-criminal and criminal investigation by competition regulators. We act on behalf of clients in the following kinds of disputes involving relationships with customers and competitors: pricing policy problems like for instance price fixing; minimum advertised pricing programs; suggested resale prices; promotional rebates and allowances. We have experience in distribution and marketing disputes involving exclusive relationships, abuse of dominance and territorial restrictions. A lot of these matters have sparked a substantial increase in class litigation. Our litigators have a wide range of experience in class action litigation.
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