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Omar K. Wakil

Torys LLP

Omar K. Wakil, Torys LLP

Co-chair of the firm’s Competition and Foreign Investment Review Practice. Advises domestic/international clients on all aspects of competition law. Provides strategic advice to firms involved in mergers, cartel and abuse of dominance investigations under the Competition Act. Also advises clients on net benefit and national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act. Has represented numerous foreign investors, including State Owned Enterprises, as well as domestic targets in acquisition transactions. Author of the Annotated Competition Act and the Annotated Investment Canada Act. Speaks regularly on Canadian Bar Association’s conference panels and contributes to the organization’s policy statements. Past chair of the Section’s Mergers and Foreign Investment Review committees. Member of the CD Howe Institute's Competition Policy Council and private sector adviser to the International Competition Network. Ontario Bar, 1996. LLB, 1994, University of Toronto. Solicitor, England and Wales, 2003.

Year Called to the Bar:1996 (ON)
79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 865-7635
Fax: (416) 865-7380
E-mail: owakil@torys.com

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