Michael S. Koch

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-5156
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: mkoch@goodmans.ca

Partner. Focuses on regulation and public law litigation, including communications, competition, foreign investment and copyright law. Has been involved in major competition and foreign investment matters and has played a role in each significant CRTC proceeding to establish the competitive framework for the Canadian telecommunications industry since serving as counsel to the CRTC in 1994. Regularly represents clients before numerous administrative tribunals (eg., the CRTC and the Copyright Board of Canada), government departments (eg., the Competition Bureau, the Investment Review Division and Spectrum Management Departments of Industry Canada) and has acted for both the Competition Bureau and the CRTC. Has argued over 30 statutory appeals and judicial review proceedings before courts at all levels, including the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Also provides strategic, industry-specific advice and representation to telecommunications and media companies, and to investors and other clients interacting with the communications and internet industries. Has spoken on subjects in administrative law, communications regulation, copyright and competition law for LSUC, OBA, University of Toronto, Osgoode Hall Law School and internationally.

Year Called to the Bar:1988 (ON)
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