Business Law Langley - We counsel clients in all aspects of competition regulation and antitrust litigation during business mergers, acquisitions and restructuring. Such transactions are under constant scrutiny by government regulators. Our knowledgeable business law counsel helps businesses to stay true to their core objectives while keeping within regulations.
We represent various international and domestic clients, representing them nationally before the Competition Bureau, in all levels of the court, in the Competition Tribunal, and internationally before different competition review authorities. Professional counsel is offered on different antitrust concerns: complex merger transactions, international cartel prosecutions, and predatory practices involving marketing, distribution and pricing. Our practice is diverse, involving representation of distributors, national and international corporations, company directors and officers and manufacturers involved in the electronics, energy, financial, pipeline, telecommunications, and textile sectors. We have secured negotiated resolutions together with the Competition Bureau for our clients and have handled both criminal and civil concerns.
Regulatory authorities abroad and here have been making merger review a major focus. Clients retain us to conduct pre-merger notification of transactions and to coordinate pre-merger strategy across jurisdictions. We work frequently together with competition counsel all over the globe, enabling us to lead negotiations and advocate competition problems successfully on behalf of clients whose interests cross several jurisdictions.
In order to avoid antitrust allegations, we frequently provide clients with regular recommendation. Our teams of professionals provide multi-disciplinary advice and service by crafting workable solutions and compliance programs. These will help reduce the risk of our clients facing anti-competitive behavior issues. Regulatory compliance problems and business practices are more and more coming under criminal and quasi-criminal investigation by competition regulators. We act on behalf of clients in the following kinds of disputes involving relationships with customers and competitors: pricing policy issues such as price fixing; minimum advertised pricing programs; promotional rebates and allowances; suggested retail prices. We have experience in distribution and marketing disputes involving territorial restrictions, exclusive relationships, and abuse of dominance. A lot of these matters have sparked a large increase in class litigation. Our litigators have a wide range of knowledge in class action litigation.
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