Jeffrey Brown




  • Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    Canada’s Competition Bureau underwent a changing of the guard in 2012-13, as lifelong competition law enforcer John Pecman took the helm of the Bureau following the resignation of Melanie Aitken in September 2013. Mr. Pecman assumed the role of Interim Commissioner of Competition upon Ms. Aitken’s departure and was confirmed for a five-year...
  • Monday, August 20, 2012
    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...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Editor: I last interviewed you in October 2010. What are some of the recent trends in the economies of Canada and the U.S. that have affected antitrust?
  • Monday, October 4, 2010
    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?
  • A Comparison Of Competition Laws In The U.S. And Canada
    Sunday, October 4, 2009
    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?