Dr. A. Neil Campbell 

Co-Chair, Competition and Trade
Toronto  t: 416.865.7025  |  e: neil.campbell@mcmillan.ca

Dr. A. Neil Campbell

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 416.865.7025
e: neil.campbell@mcmillan.ca

overview

  • Co-Chair of the Competition and International Trade Law Groups and partner in the Energy Law Group. Member of the firm's Board of Partners, 2001–2007 and 2017–present.
  • Competition law experience — over 300 merger clearances under the Competition Act and/or the Investment Canada Act; over 25 major cartel cases and/or related class actions; multiple abuse of dominance and other unilateral conduct investigations and proceedings; and advising on marketing, distribution, grey marketing, joint venture and compliance issues.
  • Trade law experience — anti-dumping and subsidy proceedings; NAFTA / USCMA, WTO and other, Canada Free Trade Agreement and government procurement matters; export/import controls; economic sanctions including Cuba and other issues under the Foreign Extraterritorial Measures Act; foreign corrupt practices (the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act); and investor-state disputes under NAFTA and bilateral investment treaties.
  • Energy law experience — electricity market issues including in relation to generation, loads, renewables / conservation, procurement contracts, imports / exports and regulatory matters; as well as competition and foreign investment issues in the oil and gas sector.
  • Counsel to PLDS defendants in the Godfrey v. Sony Corp., alleged price-fixing class action, Supreme Court of Canada decision pending.
  • Represented clients in matters before the Federal, Ontario and British Columbia courts as well as the Competition Tribunal, Canadian International Trade Tribunal and numerous regulatory / enforcement agencies.
  • Leader of McMillan's Search Response Services team.
  • Public policy experience — submissions to Canadian parliamentary committees and government agencies as counsel to the Competition Policy Group; co-founder and principal author of over 35 Merger Streamlining Group submissions to governmental authorities in respect of compliance with the ICN Recommended Practices for Merger Notification and Review Procedures; co-author or coordinator for multiple CBA Competition Section, ABA Antitrust Section and IBA Antitrust Committee submissions to government authorities.
  • Appointed to the Roster of NAFTA Chapter 19 (Trade Remedies) Panelists in 2018 
  • Regulated industries — extensive experience in financial services, energy, pharmaceuticals, broadcast / telecom and transportation. 

Representative Matters

  • Numerous merger cases involving phase two investigations or negotiated remedies (including the Novartis / Alcon, Coca-Cola Company / Coca-Cola Enterprises and Transcontinental / Quebecor consent agreements)
  • Various proceedings before the Competition Tribunal including Ultramar / Coastal (merger), AIM / SNF (merger injunction), UCDA v. IBC (refusal to supply and price maintenance), and Paradise Pharmacy v. Novartis (refusal to supply) 
  • High profile cartel and/or related class action proceedings including vitamins (BASF), rubber chemicals and related products (Crompton), air cargo (Air France and KLM), retail gasoline in Quebec (Olco), auto parts (Sumitomo Electric and Bosch), optical disc drives (Philips and Lite-On), chocolate confectionery (Hershey), car carriers ("K" Line) and foreign exchange (RBS)
  • Counsel to parties in various dumping and subsidy proceedings before the CBSA and/or CITT including in the Carbon Steel Plate (VII), Copper Tubing, Grain Corn and Gypsum Wallboard cases
  • Reduced a C$33 million levy of civil ascertained forfeiture penalties in an export controls case to C$25,000 (CBSA v. Leblanc and Lafrance) and settled related criminal proceedings
  • Settled a threatened prosecution of a chemical company for violations of export controls related to dual-use products without financial penalty
  • Represented the auto sector (both industry associations and their members) in the Ethyl NAFTA, AIT and constitutional proceedings related to the MMT fuel additive
  • Counsel to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) on the foreign ownership reviews for the Canwest / Alliance Atlantis and proposed BCE Privatization transactions
  • Counsel to the Commissioner of Competition on the review of BHP Billiton / Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan
  • Member of the Competition Bureau's External Working Group on Reform of the Conspiracy Offence
  • Member of the Regulatory Issues Advisory Group for the federal government's Payment Systems Task Force
  • As Chair of the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) Market Surveillance Panel, conducted investigations involving alleged abuses of market power and gaming and issued 12 semi-annual reports on the operation of the wholesale electricity market
  • Counsel to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) on the development of its General Conduct Rule

Presentations

CBA Competition Law: Spring Conference
Canadian Competition Law Through the Ages
International Cooperation: The Competition Bureau and Global Merger Enforcement
Merger Mashup: Trends and Developments in Merger Enforcement in the US, Europe and Canada
Economic Analysis of Coordinated Effects
Bringing and Defending Class Actions: 10 Things Plantiffs' and Defense Counsel Need to Know
Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures in Canada: Processes, Timelines and Implications of an Investigation
The Interface of Competition Policy and Enforcement with Industry-Specific Regulation

Publications

Getting the Deal Through (Canada Chapter) – Merger Control 2020
The Next Wave of US Extraterritorial Sanctions regarding Cuba – Potential Impacts for Canadian Companies
Getting the Deal Through (Canada Chapter) – Cartel Regulation 2019
2019 Canadian Merger Notification Threshold Increases
Anti-Corruption 2019 Guide
Getting the Deal Through (Canada Chapter) – Merger Control 2019
A Competition Law Analysis of Common Shareholdings
Surtax! What To Do Now
Canada's Use of its National Security Power
Book Review of A Guide To Energy Market Manipulation
Getting the Deal Through (Canada Chapter) – Cartel Regulation 2018
2018 Canadian Merger Notification Threshold Increases
The Comprehensive and Progressive
TPP – Countering The Pressures for Protectionism
Proposed Changes to the Competition Bureau's Immunity Program Will Undermine Effective Cartel Enforcement in Canada - Comments of McMillan LLP on the Consultation Draft dated October 26, 2017
Bringing the Home State Back In: The Case for Home State Control in Investor-State Dispute Settlement
Foreign Corruption: Canada Makes "Facilitation Payments" Illegal
2017 Canadian Merger Notification Threshold Increases
Getting the Deal Through – Cartel Regulation 2017
Government of Canada Provides Valuable Guidance on National Security Review of Foreign Investment in Canada
Getting the Deal Through – Merger Control 2018 (Canada Chapter)
Foreign Corruption: Canada's Top Court Shields Top Bank and Whistleblowers
The Impact of New Transatlantic Trade Agreements on Commercial and Investment Transactions
Holding Some Separate and Scrambling the Rest: The Competition Tribunal's Split Decision on a Retail Gasoline Merger Injunction
For Better or Worse? Canada Updates Procurement Integrity Regime
UPDATED: Canada Expands Economic Sanctions and Targets Russian Energy Sector
Hitting 'Em Where it Hurts: Canada Targets Russian Energy Sector in Latest Round of Economic Sanctions
Le Projet de loi no 26 : une approche novatrice pour récupérer les sommes dont les contribuables ont été privés par les fraudes ou manœuvres dolosives dans le cadre de contrats publics
Competition Act Amendments to Address "Unjustified" Canada-US Price Discrimination
Federal Government Tightens Procurement Integrity Provisions
Group Buying - A Canadian Case Study
Ontario's Long-Term Energy Plan, 2013: "Achieving Balance" Through Clean Energy, Conservation & Innovation
Supreme Court of Canada trilogy holds that indirect purchasers may advance class action for recovery of unlawful price-fixing
Canada's first rejection of an investment on national security grounds
Foreign Corrupt Practices - The Growth and Limitations of Canadian Enforcement Activity
Ontario Energy Board's power to order restitution confirmed
Changes to Investment Canada Act implemented
Corporate directors beware - Canada passes tough amendments to anti-corruption legislation
Court of Appeal dismisses conspiracy claim against joint purchasers
"Calling All Whistleblowers" - the Competition Bureau's newest cartel-busting initiative
Canada proceeds with promised changes to foreign investment review
Canada Gets Tough on Foreign Corrupt Practices
Cooperating Firm Agrees to Penalty Equal to 5 Times the Amount of Foreign Bribe
Competition and Foreign Investment Reviews of Asian Investments into Canada
Canada makes changes to Investment Canada regime
Leniency applicants now debarred from federal procurement
Canada continues to welcome foreign investment with Investment Canada Act changes
New abuse of dominance enforcement guidelines
More abuse?: the Competition Bureau proposes revised guidelines on abuse of dominant market position
Foreign corruption compliance: should you have an anti-bribery compliance program?
Canada and China conclude major investment treaty negotiations
The Evolution of Amnesty and Leniency in Canadian Cartel Enforcement
A New Era for Canadian Cartel Enforcement
The Internationalization of Unilateral Conduct Laws - Conflict, Comity, Cooperation and/or Convergence?
Implementation of the International Competition Network's Recommended Practices for Merger Review: Final Survey Report on Practices IV - VII
Paradise lost or regained? A report on implementation of the ICN's Recommended Practices on Merger Notification
Preliminary Report on Implementation of the International Competition Network's Recommended Practices (IV-VII) for Merger Notification Procedures
Best Practices for the Review of International Mergers

News

22 McMillan Lawyers Recognized in the 2020 Legal 500: Canada Directory
McMillan Lawyers Recognized in the 2019 Lexpert/ROB Special Edition on Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers
McMillan Lawyers Earn 41 Rankings across 23 Categories in Chambers Canada 2020
71 McMillan Lawyers Named in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers recognized in US/Canada Cross-Border Guide 2019
McMillan Competition and Antitrust Lawyers Accept Leadership Roles with the ABA
60 McMillan Lawyers Recognized in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
McMillan Highlighted in both Lexpert's Top 10 Deals and Top 10 Business Decisions
Chambers Global 2019 has ranked McMillan as a leading law firm in several practice areas
Chambers Anti-Corruption 2019 Guide: Canada
McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2019 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
McMillan Lawyers Recognized in Lexpert's Special Edition on Litigation – 2018
32 McMillan lawyers recognized in Who's Who Legal Canada 2018
McMillan Named Competition Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Canada
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2019 edition of Chambers Canada
65 McMillan Lawyers Named in the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers recognized in US/Canada Cross-Border Guide 2018
McMillan lawyers well-represented in the 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Chambers Global 2018 has ranked McMillan as a leading law firm in several practice areas
McMillan Lawyers Geoffrey Kubrick and Neil Campbell Appointed to NAFTA Chapter 19 (Trade Remedies)
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2018 edition of Chambers Canada
Margaret McNee recognized as Mutual Funds Lawyer of the Year, along with 58 McMillan Lawyers in the 2018 Best Lawyers in Canada Report
McMillan lawyers well-represented in the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Chambers Global 2017 has ranked McMillan as a leading law firm in several practice areas
McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2017 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers recognized in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers for 2016
Seven McMillan lawyers appear in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers 2016
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2017 edition of Chambers Canada
McMillan lawyers recognized in Who's Who Legal: Canada 2016
61 McMillan lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017
McMillan Lawyers featured in the Lexpert 2016 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers well-represented in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Neil Campbell and McMillan's Competition Group honoured at the 2016 Global Competition Review Awards
McMillan lawyers recognized in 2016 Chambers Global
McMillan lawyers recognized in Who's Who Legal: Competition 2016
McMillan lawyers listed in the 2016 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
McMillan Plays a Leading Role in the ABA Section of Antitrust Law
McMillan lawyers recognized in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers
McMillan lawyers are well represented in inaugural edition of Chambers Canada
McMillan Plays a Leading Role in the CBA Competition Law Section
60 McMillan lawyers recognized in the 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada
McMillan Co-Hosts Mergers Program With Bloomberg, New York State Bar Association, and CBA
McMillan Lawyers featured in the Lexpert 2015 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Dr. Neil Campbell moderates at the Foreign Investment Review Committee Annual Conference
McMillan's Competition/Antitrust Group Honoured at the 2015 Global Competition Review Awards
No smooth track to China for Bombardier; Takeover rumors
McMillan lawyers recognized in 2015 Chambers Global
Neil Campbell cited in Supreme Court Decision Tervita Corp. v Canada (Commissioner of Competition)
McMillan lawyers listed in the 2015 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
Who's Who Legal: Competition 2015 recognizes three McMillan lawyers
Dr. Neil Campbell speaks at CanSIA's Solar Canada 2014
McMillan lawyers named amongst Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers by Lexpert
The Legal 500 Canada 2015 recognizes 16 McMillan lawyers
Who's Who Legal: Canada 2014 recognizes 17 McMillan lawyers
McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2015 Best Lawyers in Canada
Fourteen McMillan Lawyers featured in the Lexpert 2014 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Neil Campbell provides keynote address at the Van Horne Institute Conference
Neil Campbell provides competition policy perspectives as panelist at CBA Competition Law Spring Forum
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2014 Chambers Global Directory
Nine McMillan lawyers listed in the 2014 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
McMillan listed as "Canada Elite" by Global Competition Review (GCR)
Who's Who Legal: Canada 2013 recognizes 21 McMillan lawyers
49 McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2014 Best Lawyers in Canada
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013 Recognizes 44 McMillan Leading Practitioners
McMillan Achieves Impressive Results in Who's Who of Competition Lawyers
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2013 Chambers Global Directory
Ten McMillan lawyers listed in the 2013 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
Five McMillan lawyers recognized in Lexpert's Special Edition Report on Business: Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers
Asian Legal Business China features Neil Campbell's article and comments on Canada's economic ties with China
Former Top Competition Bureau Prosecutor Guy Pinsonnault joins McMillan
47 McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2013 Best Lawyers in Canada
Seven McMillan lawyers featured in the Lexpert 2012 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2012 Recognizes 39 McMillan Leading Practitioners
McMillan Lawyers are well represented in the 2012 Chambers Global Directory
McMillan hosts an American Bar Association (ABA) Town Hall
McMillan listed as "Canada Elite" by Global Competition Review (GCR)
McMillan hosts an American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law teleseminar
Eight McMillan lawyers featured in the 2012 LEXPERT/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
Who's Who Legal: Canada 2011 recognizes 25 McMillan lawyers
50 McMillan Lawyers recognized in the 2012 Best Lawyers in Canada
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2011 recognizes 35 McMillan leading practitioners
McMillan Lawyers are well represented in the 2011 Chambers Global Directory
McMillan competition group wins at inaugural Global Competition Review Awards
McMillan lawyers once again recognized by the 2011 Lexpert®/American Lawyer: Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
Martin Low and McMillan competition group transactions are 2011 GCR award finalists

Education

  • University of Toronto, SJD (competition and trade law) (Governor General's Medal; study of Canada's merger review system won the Alan Marks Medal for best graduate thesis) - 1993
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB (gold medalist and Governor General's Medal) - 1989
  • York University (Schulich School of Business), MBA (Accounting and Public Administration) (gold medalist) - 1989
  • Certified Management Accountant (national gold medalist) - 1988
  • University of Western Ontario (Ivey Business School), HBA (gold medalist) - 1982

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 1991

Practices

anti-corruption and fraud
cartels
mergers
foreign investment review
unilateral conduct and distribution practices
competition and antitrust
international trade
international economic and trade sanctions
white collar defence and government investigations

Industries

automotive
energy
food, beverage and agribusiness
electricity and utilities
life sciences
media, communications and entertainment
transportation

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association – Section of Antitrust Law – member of Competition Law Standards Task Force
  • Canadian Bar Association – Competition Law Section – Chair of 2019 Annual Conference; former Chair of the Foreign Investment Review Committee and the International Committee; member of the Canadian Competition Law Review editorial board (2016–2018)
  • International Bar Association – Antitrust Committee former Co-Chair (2010–2011); Co-chair of its Merger Working Group
  • Canadian Competition Law Review – Chief Editor (2019–2020)
  • Member of the CD Howe Institute's Competition Policy Council
  • Member of the MLex editorial board
  • Member of the editorial advisory board of the IBA's Business Law International journal
  • Non-governmental advisor to the International Competition Network
  • Global Coordinating Editor for Cartel Regulation (2014–present) (Lexology Getting the Deal Through) 

Teaching Engagements

  • Guest Lecturer in Osgoode Hall Law School (York University) L.L.M. Competition Law & Policy course
  • Taught at the University of Western Ontario (Ivey Business School), York University (Atkinson College), University of Toronto (Faculty of Law) and Osgoode Hall Law School (part-time LL.M. program)

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer and Fundraiser for The Healing Cycling Foundation – (personally raised over $50,000 in annual cycling ride donations between 2008–2015 to support hospice palliative care)

Awards & Rankings

  • Listed in the Legal500 Canada 2020 as a “Leading Lawyer” in the area Competition and Antitrust and a “Recommended Lawyer” in the area of International Trade 
  • Recognized in the 2019 Lexpert/ROB Litigation – Special Edition as one of Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers
  • Recognized by Chambers Canada (2020) as a leading lawyer in the area of Competition / Antitrust Law
  • Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 (Competition / Antitrust Law and International Trade & Finance Law) 
  • Ranked by Who’s Who Legal: Thought Lawyers - Global Elite 2019 (Competition)
  • Chambers Global 2019 (Band 1) and Chambers Canada 2019 (Band 1) as a leading lawyer in the area of Competition / Antitrust
  • Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers 2019
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Most Frequently Recommended – Competition Law) 
  • Lexpert / American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2019 (Competition Law)
  • Lexpert Report on Business on Litigation 2018 Special Edition
  • Who’s Who Legal Canada 2018 (Competition) 
  • Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 (Competition / Antitrust Law and International Trade & Finance Law)
  • The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists 2018 
  • Global Investigation Review’s 2017 survey of the investigations bar in Canada
  • Named Global Competition Review's "Dealmaker of the Year" in 2016
  • Ranked as the leading competition lawyer in Canada and one of the world's top 20 competition lawyers in the Who's Who of International Competition Lawyers (2014)
  • Euromoney's International Expert Guides - The World's Finest Lawyers Chosen by Their Peers - International Trade Lawyers - 2016
  • Recognized by Lexpert Report on Business Magazine, Energy Law Special Edition leading energy lawyers 2014 

Media Mentions

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  • Co-Chair of the Competition and International Trade Law Groups and partner in the Energy Law Group. Member of the firm's Board of Partners, 2001–2007 and 2017–present.
  • Competition law experience — over 300 merger clearances under the Competition Act and/or the Investment Canada Act; over 25 major cartel cases and/or related class actions; multiple abuse of dominance and other unilateral conduct investigations and proceedings; and advising on marketing, distribution, grey marketing, joint venture and compliance issues.
  • Trade law experience — anti-dumping and subsidy proceedings; NAFTA / USCMA, WTO and other, Canada Free Trade Agreement and government procurement matters; export/import controls; economic sanctions including Cuba and other issues under the Foreign Extraterritorial Measures Act; foreign corrupt practices (the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act); and investor-state disputes under NAFTA and bilateral investment treaties.
  • Energy law experience — electricity market issues including in relation to generation, loads, renewables / conservation, procurement contracts, imports / exports and regulatory matters; as well as competition and foreign investment issues in the oil and gas sector.
  • Counsel to PLDS defendants in the Godfrey v. Sony Corp., alleged price-fixing class action, Supreme Court of Canada decision pending.
  • Represented clients in matters before the Federal, Ontario and British Columbia courts as well as the Competition Tribunal, Canadian International Trade Tribunal and numerous regulatory / enforcement agencies.
  • Leader of McMillan's Search Response Services team.
  • Public policy experience — submissions to Canadian parliamentary committees and government agencies as counsel to the Competition Policy Group; co-founder and principal author of over 35 Merger Streamlining Group submissions to governmental authorities in respect of compliance with the ICN Recommended Practices for Merger Notification and Review Procedures; co-author or coordinator for multiple CBA Competition Section, ABA Antitrust Section and IBA Antitrust Committee submissions to government authorities.
  • Appointed to the Roster of NAFTA Chapter 19 (Trade Remedies) Panelists in 2018 
  • Regulated industries — extensive experience in financial services, energy, pharmaceuticals, broadcast / telecom and transportation. 
  • Numerous merger cases involving phase two investigations or negotiated remedies (including the Novartis / Alcon, Coca-Cola Company / Coca-Cola Enterprises and Transcontinental / Quebecor consent agreements)
  • Various proceedings before the Competition Tribunal including Ultramar / Coastal (merger), AIM / SNF (merger injunction), UCDA v. IBC (refusal to supply and price maintenance), and Paradise Pharmacy v. Novartis (refusal to supply) 
  • High profile cartel and/or related class action proceedings including vitamins (BASF), rubber chemicals and related products (Crompton), air cargo (Air France and KLM), retail gasoline in Quebec (Olco), auto parts (Sumitomo Electric and Bosch), optical disc drives (Philips and Lite-On), chocolate confectionery (Hershey), car carriers ("K" Line) and foreign exchange (RBS)
  • Counsel to parties in various dumping and subsidy proceedings before the CBSA and/or CITT including in the Carbon Steel Plate (VII), Copper Tubing, Grain Corn and Gypsum Wallboard cases
  • Reduced a C$33 million levy of civil ascertained forfeiture penalties in an export controls case to C$25,000 (CBSA v. Leblanc and Lafrance) and settled related criminal proceedings
  • Settled a threatened prosecution of a chemical company for violations of export controls related to dual-use products without financial penalty
  • Represented the auto sector (both industry associations and their members) in the Ethyl NAFTA, AIT and constitutional proceedings related to the MMT fuel additive
  • Counsel to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) on the foreign ownership reviews for the Canwest / Alliance Atlantis and proposed BCE Privatization transactions
  • Counsel to the Commissioner of Competition on the review of BHP Billiton / Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan
  • Member of the Competition Bureau's External Working Group on Reform of the Conspiracy Offence
  • Member of the Regulatory Issues Advisory Group for the federal government's Payment Systems Task Force
  • As Chair of the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) Market Surveillance Panel, conducted investigations involving alleged abuses of market power and gaming and issued 12 semi-annual reports on the operation of the wholesale electricity market
  • Counsel to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) on the development of its General Conduct Rule
December 2019
Anti-Corruption 2019 Second Edition (Canada Chapter)

Chambers and Partners

September 2019
Gun Jumping in Merger Control: A Jurisdictional Guide

Concurrences, Contributor (Chapter on Canada)

February 2019
2019 Canadian Merger Notification Threshold Increases

Competition and Foreign Investment Bulletin

January 2019
Getting the Deal Through – Cartel Regulation 2019

Contributing Editor

December 2018
Anti-Corruption 2019 Guide

Chambers and Partners

October 2018
A Competition Law Analysis of Common Shareholdings

CPI Antitrust Chronicle

July 2018
Surtax! What To Do Now

International Trade Bulletin

June 2018
Canada's Use of its National Security Power

Foreign Investment Bulletin

May 2018
Book Review of A Guide To Energy Market Manipulation

The Energy Law Journal, Vol. 39, No.1

February 2018
2018 Canadian Merger Notification Threshold Increases

Competition and International Trade Bulletin

January 2018
Bringing the Home State Back In: The Case for Home State Control in Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Business Law International, Vol. 19, No. 1

February 2017
Getting the Deal Through – Cartel Regulation 2017

Global Coordinating Editor; Canada Chapter

March 2014
Federal Government Tightens Procurement Integrity Provisions
Government Procurement Bulletin
December 2013
Group Buying - A Canadian Case Study
The Antitrust Source
Fall 2013
Monopsony Power and the Relevance of the Sell-Side Market
Canadian Competition Law Review
August 2013
Foreign Corrupt Practices - The Growth and Limitations of Canadian Enforcement Activity

Indiana International & Comparative Law Review, Vol. 23 No.1

July 2013
Changes to Investment Canada Act implemented
International Trade Bulletin
February 2013
Canada Gets Tough on Foreign Corrupt Practices

Business Law Bulletin

2013
Competition and Foreign Investment Reviews of Asian Investments into Canada
China International Institute of Antitrust and Investment, First Annual Antitrust Symposium, Chapter 34, LexisNexis
December 2012
Canada makes changes to Investment Canada regime
International Trade Bulletin
September 2012
New abuse of dominance enforcement guidelines
Competition Bulletin
April 2012
More abuse?: the Competition Bureau proposes revised guidelines on abuse of dominant market position
Competition and Antitrust Bulletin/TerraLex Newsletter
February 2012
Canada and China conclude major investment treaty negotiations

International Trade Law Bulletin

June 2011
The Evolution of Amnesty and Leniency in Canadian Cartel Enforcement
Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report
January 2011
A New Era for Canadian Cartel Enforcement
The 2011 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
October 2004
Paradise lost or regained? A report on implementation of the ICN's Recommended Practices on Merger Notification
Global Competition Review, Merger Streamlining Group, October 2004
September 2001
Best Practices for the Review of International Mergers
Global Competition Review
July 2019
Common Shareholdings: A Legal Analysis
CRESSE Annual Conference - Special Policy Session
May 2018
CBA Competition Law: Spring Conference
Abuse and Monopolization in a Digital Age: New Dog or Old Tricks?, Toronto, Ontario
June 19, 2017
Canadian Competition Law Through the Ages
CBA National Competition Law Section's Young Lawyers Committee, Toronto, Ontario
May 26, 2017
International Cooperation: The Competition Bureau and Global Merger Enforcement
CBA Mergers Roundtable, Toronto, Ontario
May 11, 2017
Merger Mashup: Trends and Developments in Merger Enforcement in the US, Europe and Canada
ABA Business Law Section, Antitrust Committee
May 8, 2017
Economic Analysis of Coordinated Effects
CBA: Economists Roundtable with the Competition Bureau, Toronto, Ontario
November 15, 2016
Bringing and Defending Class Actions: 10 Things Plantiffs' and Defense Counsel Need to Know
Class Actions for Litigators, Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, Ontario
December 8, 2014
Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures in Canada: Processes, Timelines and Implications of an Investigation
Solar Canada (CanSIA) 2014 Conference
May 29, 2014
Keynote Address
University of Calgary, Van Horne Institute Conference on Restructured Electricity Markets, Calgary, Alberta
May 21, 2014
The Interface of Competition Policy and Enforcement with Industry-Specific Regulation
Panelist, Canadian Bar Association's 2014 Spring Competition Law Conference, Toronto