A Perspective on Merger Review and Other Current Topics under the Competition Act

  • Calvin S. Goldman
Keywords: Energy Law, Petroleum Law


In this article, the author examines recent developments under the federal Competition Act and its potential impact on mergers in the oil and gas industry. The author provides a broad overview of the merger review process and highlights recent Canadian case law on mergers. Implications of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement on the administration of competition law in Canada are also canvassed.