CAMP in the News

Does competition law and Canada’s foreign investment review enable or hinder innovation?

On the other side of the divide, Keldon Bester, executive director of the Canadian Anti-Monopoly Project, welcomes the changes in competition law and doesn’t expect a huge impact on innovation investments or merger activity. He notes that the Competition Bureau intervenes on only “a razor-thin amount of merger cases,” with consent agreements accounting for less than one per cent of all mergers.