Rob has extensive experience in all areas of competition law and regularly advises clients with respect to conspiracy, bid rigging, trade association activities, misleading advertising, mergers and other reviewable trade practices mergers, the criminal and non-criminal matters and the misleading advertising provisions of the Competition Act.
Rob regularly advises clients with respect to regulatory approval under the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act, in respect of major transactions. He has acted as litigation counsel in cases under various provisions of the Competition Act, including as lead counsel to Visa Canada in a 2012 proceeding before the Competition Tribunal. He has extensive experience in class actions, including DRAM, air cargo, hydrogen peroxide, EPDM, chocolate, LCD and credit cards. He has also developed a recognised expertise in the misleading advertising field and has frequently appeared successfully before the Competition Tribunal and various trial and appellate courts.
Rob is consistently recognised as a leading practitioner by the following publications: Law Business Research's Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2014, Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2013 (competition) and The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2014 (competition); The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013 (competition); The 2013 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (competition); Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2013 (competition/antitrust, competition/antitrust: litigators); Benchmark Canada’s The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys 2013 (competition); The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014 (competition/antitrust law, advertising and marketing law); The 2014 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (competition); and Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers/Economists 2014.
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