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Reverse Break Fees - Breaking up is hard (and expensive) to do

Valerie Mann discusses reverse break fees in the article, "Breaking up is hard (and expensive) to do", published in the November 22, 2011 issue of Business in Vancouver.

Canada Takes on Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act

The Federal government’s legislation to control spam and other ills of the electronic age with An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act, was passed in mid-December, 2010. This newly passed legislation was Bill C-28, otherwise known as the Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act ("FISA").

Competition Update: Waste Not, Want Not... Canadian Competition Bureau Challenges Merger

On January 24, 2011, the Commissioner of Competition (Canada) filed a notice of application with the Competition Tribunal for dissolution of a merger (or divestiture of assets or control) resulting from the completed merger of CCS Corporation and Complete Environmental Inc., the latter of which owns Babkirk Land Services Inc.

Is There a Chill in the Air? Recent Decisions under the Investment Canada Act (Canada)

A discussion of recent decisions under the Investment Canada Act (Canada), including the Attorney General of Canada v. United States Steel Corporation and U.S. Steel Canada Inc. This paper was presented at the 8th Annual Insight Information Advanced Mergers & Acquisitions Course on December 6, 2010.

New Conspiracy / Cartel Law in Effect

The Federal Government introduced the most sweeping changes to the Competition Act in 25 years in March of 2009. One of the most significant amendments made was to the conspiracy law provisions. The introduction of the new conspiracy enforcement regime was delayed one year, to March 12, 2010, and is now in effect.

Lawson Lundell represents BC Hydro in the $825 million purchase of a 1/3 interest in the 493 megawatt Waneta Dam from Teck Metals Ltd.

On March 5, 2010, British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority closed the $825 million purchase from Teck Metals Ltd. of a 1/3 interest in Teck’s 493 megawatt Waneta Dam in south-eastern British Columbia.