Competition Law for REALTORS®
In Competition Law for REALTORS®, REALTORS® will review key sections of competition law including enforcement, conspiracy, discussions with competitors, false or misleading representations, common types of advertising and related compliance guidelines, abuse of dominance, and price maintenance.
By the end of this course, learners will be able to identify and describe key civil and criminal sections of the Competition Act and the liabilities and penalties for violating it. REALTORS® will also be able to recognize business practices that likely violate competition law, may violate competition law, or where further guidance should be obtained; describe the Competition Bureau's enforcement powers and potential penalties; identify what is and is not appropriate to discuss with competitors; and recall the importance of compliance programs at their brokerage, board, and association.
This course gives REALTORS® practical and clear guidance to help them recognize and avoid competition law issues and incorporate identified strategies to comply with the law into their daily practice.
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