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Year called to bar: 2006 (ON)
Chair of Goodmans' Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment Group. Provides strategic advice on Canadian competition law for complex mergers, multi-jurisdictional mergers, alleged cartels, and alleged abuses of dominance. Also advises on mergers subject to the Investment Canada Act. Has particular expertise translating the international competition law developments into strategic advantages for clients in Canada. International knowledge originates from practising with a leading international law firm in Brussels. Repeatedly recognized as one of the five most highly regarded North American practitioners by Who’s Who Legal: Competition – Future Leaders in the 2018 and 2019 editions, which profiles the foremost competition lawyers under 45. Recognized in 2020 by Global Competition Review as one of its global “40 Under 40,” which is published every four years. Recognized as one ofLexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. Active member of the Canadian competition law community. Has been an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and served as chair of several committees of the CBA’s National Competition Law Section.
On December 15th, 2019, Cineplex Inc. signed an arrangement agreement with Cineworld Group, plc, pursuant to which Cineworld Group will acquire Cineplex shares for C$34 per share for a total transaction value of approximately C$2.8 billion.
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“DHC”) completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Dash 8 aircraft program from Bombardier Inc. (“Bombardier”) for gross proceeds of approximately US$300 million
Element Financial Corporation (TSX: EFN) completed its largest acquisition to date with the $570-million purchase of the assets comprising GE Canada's fleet leasing business. GE Canada's fleet vehicle portfolio consists of 650 regionally diversified customers and integrated fleet management services for vehicle and light and medium truck financings. As part of the acquisition, Element also entered into a strategic alliance agreement with GE Capital Fleet Services in the US pursuant to which the companies will collaborate primarily on the pursuit of Canadian/US cross-border fleet management opportunities.