Mergers/Monopolistic Practices Roundtable 

May 26, 2022

The CBA Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section’s Mergers Committee and Reviewable Matters / Unilateral Conduct Committee present:

Mergers/Monopolistic Practices Roundtable

May 26, 2022 | 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern
Online (Zoom)


The Mergers and Reviewable Matters/Unilateral Conduct Committees of the CBA Competition Law Section invite you to a joint Roundtable with the most senior and experienced staff of the Mergers and Monopolistic Practices Branch of the Competition Bureau.

Join us as we discuss various topics including the Branch’s annual performance statistics and highlights of what has been an extremely busy year. The Bureau/Bar Mergers Task Force will also provide an update on its activities. As always, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback on the topics discussed.


Melissa Fisher, Competition Bureau

Paul Johnson, Rideau Economics

Shuli Rodal, Osler





10 min

Opening Remarks and Updates from the Chairs

Shuli Rodal, Paul Johnson
Melissa Fisher, Krista McWhinnie 

40 min

MINU and MICU Updates

Hilary Furness, Xavier Mercier, Daniel Jensen & MMPB management

50 min

10 min

10 min

10 min


Digital Case Updates


Health and Pharma


Lionel Kinkartz,  Carson Sherwood 

Shawn Hashmi, Daniel Jensen 

Daniel Jensen, Lionel Kinkartz

10 min

Secure Section 104 Tribunal and FCA decisions

John MacGregor 

10 min

GFL litigation and settlement

Chris Cybulski

30 min

Proposed Amendments and Upcoming Consultation (Bar to speak)

Shuli Rodal, Paul Johnson

15 min

Other Enforcement Updates


5 min

Bureau consultation on Transparency Bulletin

Lionel Kinkartz

5 min

Update on International Pharma Working Group and Collaboration with Health Canada

Aaron Gladstone, Daniel Jensen

5 min

Update on the return to work and upcoming MMPB staffing

Ariane Jaros-Denis, Trevor MacKay

5 min

Wrap Up and Closing Remarks

                                                                                          Shuli Rodal, Paul Johnson
Melissa Fisher, Krista McWhinnie



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    May 26, 2022
    09:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Eastern)

    Online (Zoom)

    A Zoom meeting link will be sent via email the day prior to the event.

    Free for CBA Competition Law Section members, Section Affiliates, and members of the Competition Bureau.

    Section Affiliates, please email to register for this event.

    Competition Bureau Members, please email the Competition Bureau Learning Unit at to register for this event.

    Non-members: $30+Tax



Augusta Acquah
Liaison Officer, CBA Sections  
The Canadian Bar Association
(613) 237-2925 ext. 133  | (800) 267-8860 |