The Canadian Competition Tribunal dismisses abuse of dominance case in the market for residential real estate brokerage services (Toronto Real Estate Board)

Competition Tribunal Dismisses Abuse of Dominance Case Against The Toronto Real Estate Board* On April 15, 2013, the Canadian Competition Tribunal released its decision dismissing the Commissioner of Competition’s application against the Toronto Real Estate Board (“TREB”). The Commissioner had alleged that TREB had abused a dominant position in the market for residential real estate brokerage services by implementing rules that limit how its member brokers and agents can provide certain information to consumers over the Internet. Davies was counsel to an intervenor, The Canadian Real Estate Association, in the proceedings. The case, which garnered attention for its potential impact on home buyers and their agents, was also relevant to the activities of trade associations and their

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

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George N. Addy, Sandra A. Forbes, Jim Dinning, John D. Bodrug, The Canadian Competition Tribunal dismisses abuse of dominance case in the market for residential real estate brokerage services (Toronto Real Estate Board), 15 April 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2013, Art. N° 51593

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