CASE COMMENTS: FOREIGN CASE LAW - MERGERS - EFFICIENCIES DEFENCE - QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE EVIDENCE

Canada : The Canadian Supreme Court rules that efficiency defence applies to mergers even if gains in effeciency are insignificant (Tervita)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CS Canada, Jan. 22, 2015, Tervita Corp. v. Canada (Commissioner of Competition), 2015 SCC 3 After more than a decade of silence on a case involving the merger provisions of the Competition Act, the Supreme Court of Canada has now broken that silence with a decision on January 22, 2015. This long-awaited decision is important for several reasons. Indeed, in addition to the momentum that coincides with the first five-year period following the major legislative reforms of 2009, the country's highest court is attempting to set guidelines on crucial aspects of substantive merger law: on the one hand, how to assess the test for prevention of competition under

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Karounga Diawara, Canada : The Canadian Supreme Court rules that efficiency defence applies to mergers even if gains in effeciency are insignificant (Tervita), 22 January 2015, Concurrences N° 2-2015, Art. N° 73232, pp. 206-209

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