Paul Collins is a partner and Head of the Competition & Foreign Investment Group in Toronto. He practices corporate and commercial law, with a specialization in the area of competition law. He provides transactional and general compliance advice, along with advice regarding marketing and advertising law. He is a leading advisor for foreign investors in connection with the Investment Canada Act. Paul is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association (Competition Law Section) and the Antitrust Law Sections of both the International Bar Association and the American Bar Association, and is a past chair of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Bar Association Competition Law Section from May 2010 until May 2012. Paul served as a Senior Deputy Commissioner with the Competition Bureau where, as the head of the Mergers Branch, he was instrumental in the Bureau’s review of high-profile corporate transactions and the development of key Bureau policies arising from the significant amendments to the Competition Act introduced in 2009.