Canadian Competition Law Issues for the Financial Services Sector

In recent years, the financial services sector has seen the emergence of new business models and services, including in areas like Internet payments and intermediary platforms. At the same time, the financial services sector has emerged as a key area of focus for potential advocacy initiatives and enforcement by the Competition Bureau.

At Blakes, we routinely advise a broad range of our financial services clients regarding industry developments and antitrust risk. In this document, we provide an overview of the current landscape and some of the questions firms should consider in order to proactively mitigate risks we see emerging in this sector.


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