Prior to the 1986 Amendments to the Canadian Competition Act,cases

Question 65
Multiple Choice

Prior to the 1986 amendments to the Canadian Competition Act,cases brought against mergers were almost always unsuccessful.The reason most often cited for this is A)that merging firms were always successful in destroying the incriminating evidence. B)that judges were influenced. C)that mergers that were detrimental to the public interest previously fell under criminal law,rather than civil law,making them particularly hard to prove. D)that mergers that were detrimental to the public interest previously fell under civil law,rather than criminal law,making them particularly hard to prove. E)the lack of a director responsible for prosecution.