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Excessive Pricing by Dominant Firms - What Even IS That?

Susan M Hutton, Alan Benjamin Freedman, Justine Johnston, and Pinelopi Stamou

Canada's newest form of abuse of dominance - excessive pricing - raises a whole host of issues. In excess of what? How do high prices lessen competition? Is the "fix" price regulation? Excessive pricing has long been part of abuse law in Europe, and has also been considered under certain US statutes. Our experts from Europe, the US and Canada discuss the amendment to Canada’s abuse of dominance framework and how excessive pricing has been dealt with in Europe.