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McCarthy Tétrault’s National Competition/Antitrust Law Group Garners Top Canadian Accolades

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June 18, 2010

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Yves Bériault
Oliver J. Borgers
Yves Comtois
Neil Finkelstein
Donald B. Houston
Randal T. Hughes
Madeleine Renaud




Toronto, June 18, 2010 — McCarthy Tétrault’s National Competition/Antitrust Law Group continues to be recognized for leadership in Canada. The team earned significant praise in recently released 2010 rankings for competition, litigation and Investment Canada advice. The McCarthy Tétrault group acted on some of Canada’s highest profile deals and cases in 2009 and the first quarter of 2010.

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers, in its 2010 edition, ranks McCarthy Tétrault in Band 1, its top tier, for competition/antitrust (including litigation and foreign investment review). Chambers also ranked seven McCarthy Tétrault competition and foreign investment lawyers individually — Randal Hughes, Neil Finkelstein, Donald Houston, Oliver Borgers, Madeleine Renaud, Yves Comtois and Yves Bériault (now retired), most with multiple designations. McCarthy Tétrault competition lawyers received more individual rankings from Chambers Global than any other Canadian law firm.

The Global Competition Review’s GCR 100: A Guide To The World’s Leading Competition Law And Economics Practices and its Country Survey: Canada ranks McCarthy Tétrault’s Competition Law Group in its "Elite" category, the review’s highest possible designation. It also recognized the expertise of the same group of individual members of the McCarthy Tétrault team. McCarthy Tétrault competition lawyers also received more individual rankings from GCR than any other Canadian law firm.

PLC’s Cross–Border Competition Handbook 2010 recognized the firm as having a "leading" competition practice in Canada, its highest designation. The PLC Competition Handbook also recognized the competition law expertise of the group of seven individual team members listed above.

About McCarthy Tétrault’s Competition Group

McCarthy Tétrault has one of the leading competition law practices in Canada. Our Group regularly advises clients on large national and international merger transactions involving complex competition law issues and intensive negotiations with the Canadian Competition Bureau and authorities across multiple jurisdictions. We also advise foreign clients on the Investment Canada Act and other regulatory requirements of acquisitions of, or investments in, Canadian businesses. We have been involved in numerous major domestic and international cartel investigations and prosecutions. Our group has extensive experience and credibility in dealing with the Competition Bureau on mergers and cartel investigations, both domestic and international, and an unsurpassed record of success in litigating contentious issues, including defending class actions, before the Competition Tribunal and the Courts. Our credibility and experience mean better results for our clients.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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Orna Dobner
416-601-7684
[email protected]
Hélène Sansoucy
514-875-1789
[email protected]
 

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