Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Richard D. Elliott

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Lawyer (Partner)

Richard Elliott is a partner in the Competition & Foreign Investment Review practice. He specializes in advising Canadian and foreign-based clients on all aspects of Canadian competition law, including mergers, abuse of dominance and cartels, as well as on the application of the Investment Canada Act. From 2001 to 2004, Richard worked in Washington, D.C., at a leading U.S. and European law firm, where he assisted in advising on a variety of U.S. and European competition law matters. From 1991 to 2001, Richard served as an enforcement official at Canada’s Competition Bureau, where he was responsible for conducting or overseeing more than a hundred merger reviews, as well as various other enforcement and policy matters.

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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg (Toronto)
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg (Toronto)
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Articles

361 Bulletin

Richard D. Elliott, William J. Kolasky The US FTC holds that an agreement between two joint venture partners not to advertise or discount directly competing products violated s. 5 of the FTC Act (PolyGram/Warner)

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It is said that hard cases make bad law, but sometimes easy cases can make even worse law, especially when theory gets in the way of common sense. A case in point is the Federal Trade Commission’s Three Tenors decision last summer, in which the Commission held that an agreement between two (...)