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Oliver J. Borgers

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Partner in the firm’s Toronto office. Practice focuses on antitrust law, foreign investment law and national security review. Emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, notifications and market conduct. Specialist in foreign investment merger review issues arising under such statutes as the Investment Canada Act. Extensive dealings with the Canadian government on investment and national security matters. Successfully handled numerous high-profile mergers. Led team that obtained Competition Act and Investment Canada Act clearance for Canada’s largest transaction to date (Rio Tinto acquisition of Alcan). Regularly speaks on competition law, foreign investment, national security and merger-related topics to audiences in Canada and abroad. Teaches competition law course at Western Law School (London). Sits on editorial board of PLC’s Competition Law Handbook. Contributing editor of Foreign Investment Review. Chair of CBA National Competition Law Section; co-founder and former chair of the Foreign Investment Review Committee; past chair of the Mergers Committee; founding Director of the Canadian-German Lawyers’ Association; member of Kartellrecht (German Antitrust Law Association). Speaks English, French, German and some Spanish; Canadian and English qualified solicitor.

Year Called to the Bar:1988 (ON); 1995 (England & Wales)
66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 601-7654
Fax: (416) 868-0673
E-mail: oborgers@mccarthy.ca

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