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Blakes 2022 Canada/U.S. Legal Update Seminar Series: Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment

October 12, 2022 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Recently, the Canadian Parliament passed significant amendments to the Competition Act, broadening its substantive and geographic scope and sharpening its “teeth,” and made changes to national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act. What does this mean for your business and are there more changes on the horizon?

Join members of our Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment group for a discussion on the recent Competition Act amendments, including the new provisions targeting no-poach and wage-fixing agreements, the new remedies for abuse of dominance and other important amendments. Our lawyers will also provide an update on reviews under Canada’s national security regime.

The session will be moderated by Randall Hofley, Blakes Partner and former Competition Bureau General Counsel and Senior Enforcement Advisor, and will include practical guidance for in-house counsel and business leaders on how to address the recent changes and prepare for any potential changes, and what to expect on the litigation front.


  • Enforcement trends in competition law and foreign investment

  • No-poach and wage-fixing amendments

  • Other Competition Act amendments

  • National security reviews

  • What’s around the corner

After the presentation, there will be a brief Q&A session.


Event Details
Wednesday October 12, 2022
12 – 1 p.m. (ET)

Mandatory Continuing Education

New York
Blake, Cassels & Graydon (U.S.) LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the State of New York. This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and/or experienced attorneys and has been accredited for 1 hour of CLE credit.

Other U.S. Jurisdictions
Under Approved Jurisdiction Policies, so long as certain requirements are satisfied, attorneys may count towards their CLE requirement credit earned through participation in a New York accredited course. If you are in need of credit in another jurisdiction, please reach out to Stacey Evans Greenberg.

This program is eligible for up to 1 substantive hour.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished. 

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for up to 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia