Canadian Antitrust Class Actions — A Business Opportunity

Differences between United States and Canada antitrust law and procedural regimes for U.S. companies considering a Canadian class action.

April 7, 2014

Law360, New York (April 07, 2014, 1:34 PM ET) ‐‐ Canadian antitrust class actions serve as a potentially substantial new source of revenue and prospective business opportunities for companies in the United States that have business in Canada. While many of these companies have already realized the advantages of U.S. antitrust actions, many have not recognized the similar opportunities offered by participation in Canadian antitrust actions. But, in order to weigh their options properly, U.S. companies must first understand the differences that exist between antitrust law and procedural regimes in Canada and the United States.

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