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唐纳德
B. 休斯顿

法律顾问

多伦多

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法学院

曼尼托巴大学

酒吧入场

安大略省,1981年

唐纳德·B·休斯顿 is 法律顾问 in our 竞争/反托拉斯& Foreign Investment Group in 多伦多. He is widely recognized as one of Canada’s leading practitioners in competition law and litigation. Mr. 休斯顿 is a former Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National 竞争Law Section.

Mr. 休斯顿’s competition practice includes cartel investigations and prosecutions, mergers, civil cases before the 竞争Tribunal and private actions (including class actions) in the Courts. He has frequently represented the Commissioner of 竞争in the Tribunal and before the Courts. He also assists clients by counselling on the competition aspects of business transactions and by making representations to the Bureau in mergers and other matters.

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Mr. 休斯顿 has acted as counsel on numerous significant competition matters. Current and recently completed mandates include:

  • 在正在进行的拟议集体诉讼中代表被告,指控其在以下企业中从事反竞争行为:
  • 外汇兑换
  • SSA债券
  • 豪华车
  • 车辆排放技术
  • 汽车零部件,包括加热器控制面板
  • 计算机组件,包括电容器,电阻器和悬挂组件
  • 包装金枪鱼
  • 石膏干墙
  • 代表Centrica Inc向NRG Energy出售Direct Energy;
  • 代表加拿大贝尔公司收购Axia;
  • 代表壳牌加拿大公司出售其在加拿大的油砂权益;
  • 代表Molson Coors收购Miller啤酒品牌;
  • 辩护有关巧克力产品的刑事定价罪;
  • 代表一家电信公司辩护竞争事务专员提出的误导性广告的主张;
  • 代表一家能源公司,为竞争专员在竞争法庭中滥用支配地位的指控提供辩护;
  • 代表拉法基公司处理与Holcim Inc.的全球合并;
  • 代表Desjardins收购State Farm的财产和意外保险业务;
  • 指称违反法庭命令的刑事指控的辩护。

其他重要任务包括:

合并

  • Direct Energy将其安大略省家庭服务业务出售给Enercare Inc .;
  • Agrium收购了Viterra零售;
  • 莱昂收购砖头;
  • Maple Group acquisition of the 多伦多 Stock Exchange;
  • Eaton Corporation收购Cooper Industries;
  • BCE收购了CTV电视网络;
  • 加拿大BFI收购Waste 服务 Inc .;
  • Avaya Inc.收购北电企业通信业务;
  • Suncor merger with Petro-Canada– 法律顾问 for the Commissioner;
  • ICI被Akzo Nobel收购-合并;
  • 嘉吉有限公司收购Better Beef Group。

卡特尔调查& 集体诉讼

Mr. 休斯顿 has represented clients in cartel investigations (and/or related class actions) involving a wide range of products including the following: foreign exchange, electronic books, air cargo, chocolate products, drywall, polyurethane foam, various automotive products, rubber chemicals, various computer chips and components, optical disk drives, construction flat glass, hydrogen peroxide and other chemicals, food additives and vitamins.

Other 竞争诉讼

  • Commissioner诉Agricore United (2006年–合并诉讼);
  • 专员诉加拿大废物服务局 (2004年–合并诉讼);
  • 专员诉加拿大航空 (2003年-滥用支配地位,掠夺);
  • 勃林格殷格翰诉百时美施贵宝 (1999-私人行动,掠夺);
  • 上加拿大法律协会诉加拿大 (1996年-受管制的行为);
  • ICN Pharmaceuticals诉加拿大 (1996-专利药品价格审查委员会的管辖权);
  • 导演诉D&B Companies (1996年–滥用支配地位);
  • 董事诉Southam Inc. (1995年–合并诉讼);和
  • 导演诉加拿大航空 (1993年–合并诉讼,变更令)。

Mr. 休斯顿 has appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada and all levels of Courts in Ontario. His experience litigating cases before the 竞争Tribunal is unsurpassed in Canada.

刊物

Mr. 休斯顿 is an adjunct professor at Western University 法学院, and has written and lectured extensively. His publications include:

  • “审判行动”(2nd),1998年,已故的法官索平卡和梅兰妮·索平卡
  • “加拿大诉讼竞争法”,(加拿大LexisNexis,2018年),撰稿人
  • J. Bitran等人撰写的“年度加拿大竞争和外国投资法年度回顾”;
  • 竞争Law, in “Intellectual Property 纠纷: Resolutions and Remedies,” Thomson/Carswell;
  • “Recent Developments in 竞争集体诉讼 in Canada”, with E. Rix, 加拿大研究所,2009;
  • J. Pratt撰写的“意图在加拿大滥用统治案件中的作用”, 洞察力,2006;
  • “国际卡特尔案件中的管辖权问题:加拿大的观点”, 欧文·罗 2006;
  • J. Pratt所著的“加拿大的捕食法及其在航空业中的应用”, 阿巴,2004;
  • P. Sirkis撰写的“价格维持,价格歧视和掠夺性定价:概述和实际问题”, 奥斯古德·霍尔 2004;
  • “专家报告:实践&商业诉讼程序&法务会计”,与J. Pratt一起, 巴特沃思,2003;
  • “Anti-Trust 集体诉讼: A Canadian Growth Business”, 美国律师媒体 2002;
  • “针对反竞争行为的私人救济”, CBA,1998年,与R. Bell和S. Bhattacharjee一起。