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Marilyn Leblanc is an associate in the Competition Law Group in Montréal. She advises Canadian and international clients on all aspects of Canadian competition law, especially with respect to mergers, abuse of dominance, cartels and deceptive marketing practices. Marilyn worked as a senior officer at the Competition Bureau from 2005 to 2011, and as a lawyer in the Bureau’s legal services department. In her practice, she has acted in merger cases and been involved in many other cases related to policy development and implementation. She received her B.C.L. from Université Laval in 2004.

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Competition Tribunal Releases its Decision in the CCS Merger Case

Posted in Private Equity, Private Transactions, Public M&A

On June 15, the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) released its decision in Commissioner of Competition v. CCS Corporation. The Tribunal ordered CCS Corporation (CCS) to divest the shares or assets of Babkirk Land Services Inc. (Babkirk), concluding that the merger was likely to prevent competition substantially in the market for the supply of secure landfill services for solid hazardous waste from oil and gas producers in northeastern British Columbia. It also found that the merger would have prevented a decrease in average prices for hazardous waste disposal (referred to as “tipping fees”) of at least 10%, although not for almost … Continue Reading