The Canadian Federal Court provides practical guidance for parties responding to compulsory production orders from the Competition Authority (Bell Mobility)

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

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg (Toronto)
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg (Toronto)

Quotation

Anita Banicevic, Mark C. Katz, The Canadian Federal Court provides practical guidance for parties responding to compulsory production orders from the Competition Authority (Bell Mobility), 20 August 2015, e-Competitions Due Process Research Program, Art. N° 76177

Visites 159

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues