The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (Canada) rules a private claim regarding a joint venture agreement between two purchasers of chemicals products (Dow Chemical Canada / Nova Chemicals Corporation)

Alberta Court of Queen* In a recent decision handed down by the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, in Dow Chemical Canada ULC v. NOVA Chemicals Corporation, 2018 ABQB 482 (“Dow Chemical”), the Court established both new law and confirmed earlier case law under sections 45 and 90.1 of the federal Competition Act (the conspiracy and civil agreements provisions of the Act). In the Dow Chemical case, Dow Chemical Canada ULC (“Dow”) sued NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA”) for various alleged breaches of a joint venture agreement that related to joint operation of an ethylene production facility in Alberta. NOVA then counterclaimed against Dow for breach of

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Steve Szentesi, The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (Canada) rules a private claim regarding a joint venture agreement between two purchasers of chemicals products (Dow Chemical Canada / Nova Chemicals Corporation), 20 June 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2018, Art. N° 88765

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