The Maryland District Court orders production of documents in response to request from Canadian Competition Bureau (Aegis Mobile)

Introduction The recent decision of the District Court of Maryland rendered on 4 August 2014, concerning Aegis Mobile, LLC [1] signals a major development in cross-border regulatory enforcement and co-operation between Canada and the United States (US). Made pursuant to the US Safe Web Act, the Aegis case demonstrates a growing willingness on the part of the authorities of both countries to work to share information in building and prosecuting cases against individuals and companies accused of unfair business practices. Background In September 2012, Canada’s Competition Bureau (the Bureau) began legal proceedings under

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  • Norton Rose Fulbright (Toronto)
  • Norton Rose Fulbright (Ottawa)

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Kevin Ackhurst, Richard A. Wagner, The Maryland District Court orders production of documents in response to request from Canadian Competition Bureau (Aegis Mobile), 4 August 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin August 2014, Art. N° 72335

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