Omar Wakil is co-chair of the competition and foreign investment review group of Torys LLP. He advises Canadian and international clients on all aspects of competition law and on net benefit and national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act.
He is the author of two leading reference texts, The Annotated Competition Act and The Annotated Investment Canada Act. He is a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network, a member of the CD Howe Institute’s Competition Policy Council and past chair of the mergers and foreign investment review committees of the national competition law section of the Canadian Bar Association.
Omar is widely regarded as one of Canada’s leading lawyers and in 2008 Global Competition Review named him one of the world’s 40 leading competition lawyers under the age of 40.
WWL says: Omar Wakil is one of our highest rated lawyers in this area this year. He is particularly noted for his advisory work on major M&A transactions.
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