Ms Catherine Simard

Catherine Simard

Updates

Competition & Antitrust

Competition Bureau to make more forceful use of its powers of inquiry
Canada | 14 February 2013

Interim Competition Commissioner John Pecman recently announced that the Competition Bureau will be changing its approach to Section 11 orders under the Competition Act. Such orders – made during the course of an inquiry – allow the commissioner to examine any person which has or is likely to have relevant information, and to obtain documents or information that is deemed relevant to an inquiry.