Martin Masse provides advice to clients on federal regulatory matters, including in relation to competition/antitrust law, international trade law and public procurement matters. His advice on competition law matters, includes obtaining merger controls and Investment Canada Act clearance for high-profile domestic and international mergers. Mr. Masse has represented clients in relation to criminal cartel and bid-rigging investigations, including obtaining immunity and leniency treatment from the Competition Bureau. He has assisted clients in relation to retail price maintenance, abuse of dominance investigations and competition law-related civil class action matters. As a recognized leader in the field of international trade law, Mr. Masse has represented clients in anti-dumping and subsidy matters before the Canada Border Services Agency and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal. He regularly advises on export controls, economic sanctions and customs issues. He has counselled both bidders and procuring bodies in relation to important public procurement processes, including for large-scale light rail and infrastructure projects. He has successfully represented clients in a number of procurement challenge proceedings.
On May 25, 2017, Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. completed its statutory plan of arrangement whereby all its shares were acquired by a corporation, 2517835 Ontario Inc., owned by Slaight Communications Inc., Obelysk Media Inc. and Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius XM Canada Holdings also announced that it will be redeeming all of its outstanding 5.625 per cent senior unsecured notes due April 23, 2021, at a redemption price equal to 102.813 per cent of the principal amount of the Existing Notes plus accrued and unpaid interest.