Mark Warner Interviewed by BNN about U.S. Investigation into Possible Collusion Among U.S. Airlines

Mark Warner Interviewed by BNN about U.S. Investigation into Possible Collusion Among U.S. Airlines

VIDEOMark Warner interviewed on BNN about the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Investigative Demand to four U.S. airlines concerning allegations of price and capacity collusion by them in response to a complaint by Connecticut Senator Bill Blumenthal. (July 2, 2015) The named airlines were: American, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines. The complaint by Senator Blumenthal also referenced Air Canada. Mark Warner is a Canadian and U.S. competition / antitrust lawyer who has counselled companies and individuals on cartel investigations, merger notifications and abuse of dominance cases in the airline and airport services industries in Canada, the U.S., the EU. and emerging markets.


			

MARK WARNER INTERVIEWED ON CFRB / NEWSTALK 1010 ABOUT THE U.S. INVESTIGATION OF POSSIBLE AIRLINE COLLUSION

Mark Warner interviewed on CFRB Newstalk 1010 about the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Investigative Demand to four U.S. airlines concerning allegations of price and capacity collusion by them in response to a complaint by Connecticut Senator Bill Blumenthal. The named airlines were: American, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines. The complaint by Senator Blumenthal also referenced Air Canada. (July 2, 2015) [Listen from 7:02 to 9:44]

Mark Warner is a Canadian and U.S. competition / antitrust lawyer who has counselled companies and individuals on cartel investigations, merger notifications and abuse of dominance cases in the airline and airport services industries in Canada, the U.S., the EU. and emerging markets.

Mark Warner Celebrates Magna Carta with American Bar Foundation Fellows in London

CHfrNxWWsAAkHBDMark Warner was elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation earlier this year. The Fellows is limited to one percent of the lawyers admitted to practice in each jurisdiction in the United States and to a small number of international lawyers. (Seen here with with former American Bar Foundation President and 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Hon. Bernice Donald, June 14, 2015.)

Mark Warner Quoted in Global Competition Review Article About Bid-Rigging Guilty Plea in Canada

Mark Warner quoted in a Global Competition Review article about bid-rigging guilty plea in Canada in wake of a recent high-profile trial loss for the Canadian Competition Bureau in a similar case of rigging bids for the provision of information services to Canadian government agencies.

Mark Warner Interviewed About Canada’s WTO Win in U.S. Meat Labelling (COOL) Case

VIDEO Mark Warner was interviewed on BNN about Canada’s WTO Appellate Body win in U.S. Country of Origin Meat Labelling (COOL) Requirements dispute. (May 19, 2015)

Mark Warner Interviewed about NAFTA, Banking, Canadian Government Bonds and the “Volcker Rule”

VIDEO Mark Warner Interviewed about NAFTA, Banking, Canadian Government Bonds and the “Volcker Rule” on BNN in the wake of comments by Canadian Minister of Finance Joe Oliver that the Volcker Rule violates NAFTA and the U.S. Treasury Department’s response. (May 19, 2015)

Mark Warner Speaks on Competition, Trade & Investment Issues Affecting the Pharmaceutical Industry at Rutgers School of Law

Mark Warner speaks on Competition, Trade & Investment Issues Affecting the Pharmaceutical Industry at Rutgers School of Law. (April 9, 2015) Mark will discuss the Canadian Competition Bureau’s approach to patent litigation settlement agreements, Eli Lilly’s NAFTA Investor-State challenge to Canada’s Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) regime, pharmaceutical issues in the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations and an upcoming Canadian Supreme Court hearing on compensation to generic manufactures following failed patent litigation by brands. As a former Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade and Ministry of Research & Innovation, Mark participated in the CETA negotiations, including with respect to IPR and pharmaceutical issues.

Mark Warner Discusses Competition, Corruption and Corporate Governance at Seminar in São Paulo, Brazil

Mark Warner discusses Competition, Corruption and Corporate Governance at Seminar at the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) School of Business Administration (EAESP) in São Paulo on April 6, 2016. The seminar will discuss the ongoing investigation of Brazil’s state petroleum company, Petrobras which has now implicated more than a dozen multi-national construction companies for alleged bid-rigging. Mark will draw parallels with the ongoing prosecution of SNC-Lavalin relating to allegations of fraud and corruption in connection with alleged bribes to foreign public officials and for alleged fraud relating to construction of the Great Man Made River Project in Libya and the prosecution of former executives of SNC-Lavalin relating to alleged bribes of SNC-Lavalin paid for a contract to build a hospital in Montreal.

Mark Warner Interviewed About the Competition Bureau’s Approval of Postmedia’s Proposed Acquisition of QMI’s English-language Media Assets on CHED AM630 in Edmonton

Mark Warner discussing the Canadian Competition Bureau‘s Position Statement approving the Postmedia’s Proposed Acquisition of QMI’s English-language Media Assets on CHED AM 630 in Edmonton‎ with host Ryan Jespersen (March 26, 2015). [Begins at 2:02 ends at 15:19]

Based on an extensive 5-month review, the Bureau has determined that the proposed transaction is unlikely to result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition in any relevant market as a result of, among other things: a lack of close rivalry between Postmedia’s and QMI’s English-language newspapers; existing competition from free local daily newspapers; the incentive for the merged entity to retain readership and maintain editorial quality in order to continue to attract advertisers to its newspapers; and the increasing competitive pressures from digital alternatives in an evolving media marketplace. Section 97 of the Act provides for a one-year period following the completion of the transaction during which the Commissioner may challenge the transaction before the Competition Tribunal.

Mark Warner interviewed on BNN about the Liberalization of the Sale Wine and Beer in Ontario

VIDEO Mark Warner discusses competition and trade issues involved in the proposed liberalization of the sale wine and beer in Ontario on BNN. (March 13, 2015) Mr. Warner is a former Acting Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services which provided oversight to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and the Vintners Quality Alliance Ontario (VQA) and as Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade participated in the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations, including with respect to trade in alcoholic beverages and Monopolies and State Enterprises.

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