Antitrust and Competition: Canada

Wed Sep 12 21:27:00 UTC 2018
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As evolving industries and enforcement policies continue to shape markets and economies, the potential costs of anticompetitive behavior rise ever-higher. NERA economists have the tools and experience—more than 50 years of it—to address these issues.

Experts at NERA employ economic theory and quantitative methods, grounded in a thorough understanding of the market, to provide a full range of theoretical and empirical economic analyses and testimony in matters involving mergers and acquisitions, antitrust litigation, and competition policy to clients in Canada and around the world. NERA’s expertise spans a range of antitrust-related issues, including:

  • Market Definition 
  • Market Dynamics
  • Entry Conditions 
  • Pricing
  • Abuse of Dominance
  • Agreements
  • Competitive Effects
  • Damages
  • Efficiencies

In litigation matters, NERA consultants are strongly equipped to provide objective analysis, expert testimony, and regulatory insights at all stages of the dispute resolution process. They are further able to assess and testify to the economic merits of allegations of anticompetitive mergers and acquisitions, cartels, bid rigging, abuse of dominance, refusals to deal, exclusive dealing, horizontal and vertical restraints, as well as damages estimations and the appropriateness of class certification.