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Brian A. Facey

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Brian A. Facey, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Brian is Chair of the Blakes Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment Group, widely regarded as one of the leading competition law practices in Canada and recently named Competition Regional Firm of the Year - Americas by Global Competition Review. He is a member of Blakes’ Executive Committee. For over 25 years, Brian has advised clients in hundreds of regulatory matters, including multijurisdictional and domestic strategic merger transactions, criminal cartel cases, dominance matters, class actions and distribution and advertising matters under the Competition Act. He advises foreign investors, companies and states under the provisions of the Investment Canada Act and the State-Owned Enterprise Guidelines, which regulate the acquisition of control of Canadian businesses by non-Canadians. He is a leading authority on the Investment Canada Act, and co-author of the Investment Canada Act: Commentary and Annotation (LexisNexis). Brian’s treatises have been cited by all levels of courts in Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada for his work on efficiencies and strategic mergers. He has also appeared on behalf of clients before the Competition Bureau, the Competition Tribunal, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and various levels of Ontario courts.

Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 863-4262
Fax: (416) 863-2653
E-mail: [email protected]

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