Competition Law, Policy, and the Digital Economy (Recording) 

Oct. 19, 2021

CBA Competition Law Online Symposium

Competition Law, Policy, and the Digital Economy

Presented by the CBA Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section

CBA members: $65
CBA Young Lawyer Members (<5 years): $55
CBA Student members: $15
Non-members: $155

Plus applicable taxes

Group rates available. Please contact

This is the 5th webinar in the CBA Competition Law Fall Online Symposium. Registrants will receive an on-demand recording following each webcast. You can purchase the full online symposium at a package rate.

Day 2 - Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Competition Law, Policy, and the Digital Economy

Sponsored by
Charles River Associates

Significant pressure is building across the globe for major investigations and enforcement actions relating to the digital economy, particularly in respect of major global platforms. 

However, the “winner take most” reality of digital markets, particularly those involving digital platforms, presents a unique systematic challenge to effective competition policy. In an arena where competition laws may not be able to prevent terminal harm to emerging businesses and where expected penalties for non-compliance are relatively small, is it better to have succeeded and face antitrust scrutiny, or to have failed and watch your (very rich) competitor face that scrutiny instead?

This panel will explore the current investigatory and enforcement landscape facing “big tech”, and discuss existing and potential tools available to the Competition Bureau to both address current issues in “big tech” and proactively address emerging issues.  

Vass Bednar, Executive Director, Master of Policy Program, McMaster
Krista McWhinnie, Deputy Commissioner, Competition Bureau
Chris Hersh, Norton Rose Fulbright

Kaeleigh Kuzma, Oslers


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    Oct. 19, 2021
    1:00pm-2:30pm ET






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