Christopher Naudie

Christopher Naudie

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

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Toronto Real Estate Board Heads Back to the Competition Tribunal

On February 3, 2013, the Federal Court of Appeal released a significant ruling that reversed the Competition Tribunal’s earlier finding that the abuse of dominance provisions of the Competition Act do not apply to the Toronto...more

2/5/2014 - Abuse of Dominance Canada Real Estate Market

Voluntary Restitution Programs and Class Action Exposure: Lessons from the Hyundai/Kia Consumer Class Action Settlements

In many misleading advertising and consumer protection cases, a company that discovers a regulatory breach will self-report to the Competition Bureau or other law enforcement agencies, and implement a voluntary compensation...more

2/4/2014 - Class Action Employer Liability Issues Hyundai Kia Restitution

Canada’s Supreme Court Reshapes Consumer Class Actions and Clarifies the Test for Certification Across Canada

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada released a trilogy of long-awaited class certification rulings that realigned the ground rules for the certification of consumer class actions in Canada, particularly in cases involving...more

11/1/2013 - Canada Class Action Class Certification Competition Jurisdiction Standing

Procurement and the Competition Act: Recent Guidance from the Alberta Court of Appeal

In a recent ruling involving a joint purchase agreement, the Alberta Court of Appeal held that an agreement between competitors in the oil and gas industry to exclusively use one supplier over another did not constitute an...more

6/27/2013 - Canada Competition Competition Act Conspiracies Joint Purchasing Programs Oil & Gas

U.S. Supreme Court Holds That “Reverse Payment” Patent Litigation Settlements Are Not Immune from Antitrust Review

In a significant ruling involving both intellectual property rights and competition policy, the Supreme Court of the United States held in a 5–3 decision issued on June 17 that patent litigation settlements involving “reverse...more

6/19/2013 - Actavis Inc. FTC FTC v Actavis Generic Drugs Pay-For-Delay Pharmaceutical Prescription Drugs Reverse Payment Settlement Agreements SCOTUS Settlement

Supreme Court Tightens Conspiracy Liability Rules: Implications for Antitrust Criminal Cases

On March 1, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released an important ruling on the scope of criminal conspiracy in Canada and significantly restricted the “party liability” rules for conspiracy offences. This decision could...more

3/7/2013 - Conspiracies Murder Party Liability Rule

Federal Court of Appeal Rules that Class Proceedings under the Competition Act Can Be Stayed on the Basis of an Arbitration Clause

The Federal Court of Appeal recently issued an important ruling in respect of the application of arbitration clauses to private actions and class proceedings involving claims of anti-competitive conduct under the Competition...more

3/6/2013 - Arbitration Class Action Competition Act Jurisdiction

Class Actions: New Decisions Send a Strong Warning to Class Counsel on Fee Premiums

In two significant rulings in Ontario, the Courts have sent a strong signal to plaintiff class action firms that they will not be entitled to claim a fee premium following a successful settlement unless they can demonstrate...more

2/18/2013 - Attorney's Fees Class Action Settlement

Class Actions in Canada 2012 - The Year in Review and The Year Ahead

In This Issue: Introduction; Class Action Practice Developments; Common Issues Trials; Class Actions in Quebec; Securities Class Actions; Competition Class Actions; Product Liability Class Actions; Franchise Class...more

1/30/2013 - Class Action

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