Norton Rose Fulbright (Toronto)

D. Michael Brown

Norton Rose Fulbright (Toronto)

Michael Brown’s practice is in civil litigation and regulatory matters, with an emphasis on class actions, competition litigation, and consumer product safety/liability. He advises and represents corporate defendants in antitrust class actions involving alleged breaches of the Competition Act, product liability and recall class actions, and securities class actions relating to the purchase or issuance of securities. Mr. Brown regularly advises clients in the consumer and commercial products and services sectors on regulatory matters relating to competition law, consumer product safety, advertising and marketing, and product recalls. He represents clients in their dealings with the Competition Bureau, Health Canada and other regulatory agencies, including in relation to regulatory and criminal investigations, applications for leniency or immunity and court and tribunal proceedings.


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Norton Rose Fulbright (Toronto)
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Kevin Ackhurst, Danny Urquhart, D. Michael Brown The Federal Court of Appeal of Ottawa denies the Competition Bureau public interest privilege (Vancouver Airport Authority)


Last April, the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) rejected arguments that the Tribunal’s longstanding approach to public interest privilege should re-evaluated and found that class privilege protected documents from disclosure that the Competition Bureau (Bureau) had collected from third parties (...)

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