The Canadian Competition Authority fines interior company $750,000 for participating in criminal bid-rigging (CPL Interiors)

CPL Interiors Fined More Than $750,000 In Toronto Condo Refurbishment Bid-Rigging Case* On January 17, 2021, Canada’s Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced that CPL Interiors Ltd. (CPL) was fined $761,967 after pleading guilty before the Ontario Superior Court for participating in a criminal bid-rigging conspiracy under Canada’s Competition Act. In making the announcement, the Commissioner of Competition said: “Cracking down on criminal conspiracies that harm Canadians and the Canadian economy is a top priority for the Competition Bureau. We will continue to pursue all those who plot to increase their profits through criminal bid-rigging schemes.” CPL admitted to conspiring with several competing businesses between 2009 and 2014 to divide/allocate customers and fix bid prices (i.e.,

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  • Steve Szentesi Law Corporation (Vancouver)

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Steve Szentesi, The Canadian Competition Authority fines interior company $750,000 for participating in criminal bid-rigging (CPL Interiors), 17 January 2022, e-Competitions January 2022, Art. N° 105922

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