Responding to Compulsory Production Orders from the Competition Bureau: Federal Court of Canada Provides Practical Guidance* Canada’s Commissioner of Competition is armed with a variety of compulsory powers that he can use in pursuing investigations. One such power is the ability, with the permission of a court, to subpoena documents and information under section 11 of the Canadian Competition Act. Of late, the Commissioner has been using such orders quite extensively, against both targets of investigations and third parties. For instance, in two of his most recent investigations, the Commissioner obtained a total of 20 compulsory production orders against third parties, in addition to orders against the targets of the investigations themselves. The Competition Act allows the
The Canadian Federal Court provides practical guidance for parties responding to compulsory production orders from the Competition Authority (Bell Mobility)
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