Business Law Chilliwack - Our team of Antitrust and Competition, we give suggestion in all aspects of competition regulation and antitrust litigation during business restructurings, mergers, and acquisitions. These transactions are under constant government inspection from regulators. Our knowledgeable business law counsel helps businesses to stay true to their core objectives while keeping within regulations.
Among our clients are both international and national companies, whom we represented nationally before the Competition Bureau, in the Competition Tribunal and in the courts, and worldwide before several competition review authorities. Professional counsel is provided on a wide range of antitrust concerns: international cartel prosecutions, complex merger transactions, and predatory practices involving marketing, distribution and pricing. Our practice is varied, involving representation of company directors and officers, manufacturers, distributors and international and national corporations involved in the electronics, energy, financial, pipeline, telecommunications, and textile sectors. We have secured negotiated resolutions with the Competition Bureau for our clients and have handled both civil and criminal issues.
Merger reviews have been a major focus of regulatory authorities both here and abroad. A lot of the clients that retain our services, ask us to help coordinate pre-merger strategy and conduct pre-merger notification of transactions across jurisdictions. We work frequently together with competition counsel across the world, allowing us to lead negotiations and advocate competition problems efficiently on behalf of clients whose interests cross several jurisdictions.
We frequently offer clients with routine recommendation on business transactions to be able to prevent antitrust allegations. We provide a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to design workable solutions and compliance programs in order to lessen the risk of our clients facing anti-competitive behavior matters. Business practices and regulatory compliance issues are more and more coming under criminal and quasi-criminal investigation by competition regulators. We act on behalf of clients in the following types of disputes involving relationships with customers and competitors: pricing policy matters like for example price fixing; minimum advertised pricing programs; suggested resale prices; promotional allowances and rebates. We have knowledge in distribution and marketing disputes involving exclusive relationships, abuse of dominance and territorial restrictions. Many of these problems have sparked a substantial increase in class litigation. Our litigators have various skill in class action litigation.
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