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Competition Bureau recommends overhaul of competition law

News | 02/08/2022 5:47 pm EST
Matthew Boswell/ photo via Competition Bureau

In reviewing mergers and acquisitions Canada’s Competition Act should do away with the so-called efficiencies exception, and should enact what are known as structural presumptions to shift the burden to merging parties to prove why a presumptive merger would not harm competition, according to the authority in charge of enforcing the act.

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