Over the next few years, more companies are expected to consolidate in response to both cyclical and sectoral changes in the energy sector. Canada’s Competition Bureau will no doubt be keeping a close eye on every deal and companies must ensure their transactions stay on the right side of competition and antitrust law.
Osler’s Oil and Gas Group has extensive experience advising many of the world’s largest companies on competition-related matters. We have a deep knowledge of the Investment Canada Act and understand the relevant industry rules and regulations that could impact a potential deal. We have also counseled many of the world’s largest companies on antitrust issues.
If you’re thinking of doing any transactions in the future, considering working with legal counsel now to ensure your transaction complies with the right competition and antitrust regulations.