The Canadian Competition Authority challenges real estate brokerage rules (Canadian Real Estate Association)

Introduction Canada's Competition Bureau, an independent law enforcement agency that assists the Commissioner of Competition (the “Commissioner”) in protecting and promoting competition, announced on 8 February 2010 that a notice of application would be filed on behalf of the Commissioner with the Competition Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) challenging the way the Canadian Real Estate Association (“CREA”) conducts business [1]. The filing is pursuant to s. 79 of the Competition Act (the “Act”) [2], which prohibits abuse of dominant position. The notice and accompanying Statement of Grounds and Material Facts claim that the rules imposed by CREA, one of Canada's largest single industry trade associations representing more than 98,000 real estate brokers/agents and salespeople in more than 100 local

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Gavin Murphy, The Canadian Competition Authority challenges real estate brokerage rules (Canadian Real Estate Association), 8 February 2010, e-Competitions February 2010, Art. N° 30782

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