Editor: Jeffrey, is Canada recovering from the recession?
Brown: Relatively speaking, Canada has been doing well, but there is a lot of nervousness out there because the medium and longer terms are uncertain given, for example, the financial situation in Europe. Similarly, the Canadian economy is so closely linked to the U.S. economy that any...
Editor: In our last interview in October 2009, you both generally agreed that there would never be complete convergence between our U.S. antitrust and Canada's competition laws. Where do you think that we are one year later in minimizing conflicts between the two systems?
Editor: The title of your joint interview in our August 2008 issue was "American and Canadian Antitrust/ Competition Law: Convergence?" Have there been any developments since that time? And do you think convergence will ever be accomplished?