I offer business and individual clients efficient and strategic advice in relation to competition/antitrust law, advertising, white-collar crime, Internet and new media law, as well as consulting and advisory services for mergers and Canadian foreign investment laws. I also offer competition and regulatory law compliance, education and policy services to companies, trade and professional associations and government agencies.
My experience includes counseling clients on the application of Canadian competition and regulatory laws and I have worked on hundreds of domestic and cross-border competition, advertising and marketing, promotional contest (sweepstakes), conspiracy (cartel), abuse of dominance, compliance, refusal to deal, pricing and distribution, Investment Canada Act and merger matters.
My experience includes working on advertising, association, competition/antitrust, compliance, corporate/commercial, litigation and trade law matters in the following industries:
Agriculture, airlines, architectural woodworking, architects, associations, broadcasting, cat food, cement, chicken farmers, computers, computer hardware, construction materials, copper mining, defence procurement, diamonds, digital media, direct marketing, dog food, energy, financial services, float plane airlines, floor plan finance, forestry, gaming, gem polishing, gold mining, grain elevators, hedge funds, insurance, labour unions, LCD monitors, manufacturing, media, mining, news wire services, online contests, online gaming, online search engine ranking, outfitting and hunting, pencils, pet food, pharmacies, port terminal grain handling facilities, potash, printing, rail, real estate, real estate self-storage, real estate boards, real estate services, residential home construction, retail, retail books, roofing shingles, satellite communications, silver mining, social media, software, stock exchange services, telecommunications, telemarketing, theatre exhibition and film distribution, tires, tourism, trade associations, trailer leasing, transportation, upstream oil and gas, and vitamins.
Recent Representative Matters
Some of my recent representative work includes: association related competition law compliance, competition law compliance programs, advertising and marketing law advice (including for several of the world’s largest consumer products companies and a European Government), submissions to the Competition Bureau (including the Bureau’s recent advocacy consultation), Competition Bureau complaints, competition and advertising law related memoranda, applications for Competition Bureau advisory opinions, acting on Canadian price-fixing cases, contest law advice, competition law seminars and presentations for industry groups, drafting contest rules/forms and assisting litigation counsel with competition law theory and strategies.
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