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Competition Law and Accounting


Québec City


May 9, 2023

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We cordially invite you to join McCarthy Tétrault for a two-part “Competition Law and Accounting” panel discussion as part of our Accounting Firm Series. 


  • Michael Caldecott, Partner, Competition/Antitrust & Foreign Investment Group, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto
  • Kate McNeece, Partner, Competition/Antitrust & Foreign Investment Group, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto
  • ModeratorLeah Ostler, Associate, Litigation Group, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto

Discussion topics include: 

Part 1: Competition Law Refresher and Update

  • Recent amendments to Canada's Competition Act
  • Key competition law risk areas for accounting firms 
  • International learnings: UK competition authority's audit market study 

Part 2: Competition law issue-spotting and opportunities for collaboration in different areas of your business 

  • Deal Advisory and Corporate Finance: merger review and document-creation best practices 
  • Risk consulting and advisory: building competition law into clients' compliance frameworks 
  • ESG- environmental claims and disclosures that could amount to "greenwashing", a form of deceptive marketing

Note: All instructions and information on how to access the webinar will be forwarded a few days before the event.

This program qualifies for up to 1 hour of CPD credit under the Law Society of Ontario and Law Society of BC’s mandatory education regimes. 

Barreau du Québec Continuing Education: This program contains up to 1 hour of content. For more information regarding the declaration and recognition of educational activities, please contact the Barreau du Québec.

For questions about this seminar, please contact [email protected].


12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (ET)

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