Mark Katz is a partner in the following practices at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP: competition and foreign investment review; investigations and white collar defence; advertising, marketing and distribution; retail; and China.
Mark advises domestic and international clients on a wide variety of competition law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, criminal cartel investigations, joint ventures, abuse of dominance, distribution and pricing practices, misleading advertising and compliance. Mark also provides advice regarding the application of legislation governing foreign investment in Canada.
Mark has authored a wide variety of articles and conference papers on competition law matters and contributed to a number of texts and treatises in the area, as well as authoring and presenting policy briefs for clients on a variety of domestic and international competition-related matters. Most recently, Mark co-authored The Competition Law Guide for Trade Associations in Canada. Mark is also a member of the editorial board for Competition Law Insight.
Mark is very active in the American Bar Association and Canadian Bar Association, including serving as the past vice chair of the trade, sports and professional associations committee of the American Bar Association’s section of antitrust law, and as a past co-chair of the international antitrust law committee of the ABA's section of international law.
Mark is recognised in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leader in his field, and in the GCR 100 (Canada), The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who's Who Legal: Canada (competition), Who's Who Legal: Competition and the compendium Who's Who Legal.
Mark obtained his LLB at Osgoode Hall Law School, graduating in 1987. He joined the firm as a partner in 1999.
WWL says: Mark Katz is a “competition expert” who undertakes work involving abuse of dominance, criminal cartels and major M&A transactions.
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