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Auto Parts Cartel Final Tally: 13 Guilty Pleas And $86 Million In Fines
Canada's Competition Bureau ended its investigation into criminal big-rigging in the auto parts sector with a guilty plea from Japanese auto parts manufacturer INOAC.
Canada
20 Feb 2019
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Putting the "Car" in "Cartel"
Class actions have been filed in Ontario against German carmakers alleging that they coordinated the design and pricing of components in their cars. Kirk Baert, a partner at Koskie Minsky, who along with Ken Rosenberg of Paliare Roland acts for the plaintiff, said "Collusion of such a scale among such large companies is a serious issue.
Canada
7 Sep 2017
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Construction Benvas Inc. Pleads Guilty To Bid-Rigging, Fined $100,000
Construction Benvas Inc. was paid $25,000 by the winning bidder, CIV-BEC Inc., for unlawfully agreeing not to submit a bid for the infrastructure repair project on Courville St.
Canada
1 Nov 2016
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Toyo Fine Brings Auto Parts Total To $58m
Another fine has been levied in the Competition Bureau's auto parts investigation, bringing the total amount of fines to $58 million.
Canada
14 Dec 2015
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Competition Bureau and RCMP to Cooperate on Investigations
The Competition Bureau has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with the RCMP to facilitate the coordinated investigation and enforcement of Competition Act offences.
Canada
1 Dec 2015
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Cartels & Leniency 2016
The Guide is published yearly by the Global Legal Group with contributions from leading competition lawyers worldwide and provides practical insight into cross border law and key legal issues across 34 jurisdictions.
Canada
30 Nov 2015
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Michael Osborne To speak At ICN Cartel Workshop In Columbia
Michael Osborne has been invited by the Competition Bureau to participate at the International Competition Network's (ICN) Cartel Workshop in Cartagena, Columbia, in late October.
Canada
1 Oct 2015
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Chocolate Prosecution Melts
The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) has stayed the prosecution of Mars Canada Inc., and several others who were accused of participating in a conspiracy to fix the price of chocolates in Canada.
Canada
11 Sep 2015
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National Energy Pays $7 Million To Resolve Door-To-Door Sales Investigation
National Energy Corporation, has agreed to pay a total of $7 million in restitution, administrative monetary penalties, and costs to settle the Bureau’s concerns about its door-to-door selling tactics.
Canada
1 Dec 2014
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AGM Cited As Canadian Authority In International Legal Guide
Michael Osborne, Michael Binetti and Fiona Campbell authored the Canadian chapter in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Cartels & Leniency 2015.
Canada
28 Nov 2014
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Sixth Auto Parts Fine Bring Total To Over $51 million
DENSO Corporation pleaded guilty to three counts of bid-rigging under the Competition Act and was fined $2.45 million, the Competition Bureau announced.
Canada
28 Aug 2014
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Auto Parts Supplier Fined $4.5 Million
A Japanese bearings manufacturer, NSK Ltd., has pleaded guilty to two counts of bid-rigging and was fined $4.5 million for its participation in an international bid-rigging cartel (see Competition Bureau press release).
Canada
3 Feb 2014
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Commissioner Announces "Bureau Without Borders"
In a recent speech, Interim Commissioner of Competition John Pecman announced his vision of a "Bureau Without Borders".
Canada
18 Jun 2013
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Chocolate Cartel Crunched As Price-Fixing Charges Laid
A number of Canada’s most loved chocolate bar makers are accused of conspiring to fix prices for chocolate bars and other chocolate snacks. Nestlé Canada Inc., Mars Canada Inc., and IWAL, a national network of independent wholesale distributors, as well as three executives, two from Nestlé and one from ITWAL, were charged with price fixing offences contrary to section 45 of the Competition Act, the Competition Bureau announced recently.
Canada
18 Jun 2013
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