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Comment: Rogers-Shaw deal clears major hurdle in Canada; Tribunal’s reversal could weigh on competition law reform

By Flavia Fortes
  • 30 Dec 2022 16:34
  • 30 Dec 2022 22:24
Rogers Communications and Shaw cleared a major hurdle in Canada last night when the Competition Tribunal overturned a decision by the competition agency to block the parties’ $26 billion deal.

But the Competition Bureau Canada said it will appeal the case*, and the transaction must get approval from the minister of innovation, science

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Flavia Fortes

Global Head of Mergers


Flavia writes about merger control, antitrust enforcement and litigation in the U.S. and Brazil. Before joining MLex, Flavia worked as an Antitrust Consultant in the Federal Trade Commission's Office of International Affairs and as a Research Fellow for the American Antitrust Institute. She has written on the intersection of antitrust law and intellectual property law in technology-driven and innovative markets.

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