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 large domestic and international mergers. He has assisted clients in relation to national security reviews, cultural sector investments, retail price maintenance, and abuse of dominance investigations. He has also represented clients in relation to high-profile criminal cartel and bid-rigging investigations. As a recognized leader in international trade law, Mr. Masse regularly advises on export controls, economic sanctions and customs issues. He has also represented clients in anti-dumping and subsidy matters before the Canada Border Services Agency and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal. On public procurement matters, Martin has counselled both bidders and public procuring bodies on important public procurement processes, including for large-scale infrastructure projects. He has successfully represented clients in procurement challenge proceedings and advises on the application of trade treaty obligations, bid fairness issues and security clearance requirements.
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.