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Watchdog's requests seen as warning sign for mergers Add to ...

If you read between the lines, some of the country’s top competition lawyers say, the federal government’s anti-monopoly watchdog recently sent Canadian companies a warning: If you are merging with a rival, you could face extra scrutiny.

What some see as a salvo from the Competition Bureau, which obtained sweeping new powers in 2009, appears between the lines in the regulator’s recently released merger-review guidelines.

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