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BLG Recognized As Global Leader In Competition Law

Firm Highlighted in Global Competition Review's GCR 100

Toronto (January 13, 2017) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce it has been ranked as a recommended firm in the 2017 edition of the Global Competition Review's GCR 100.

The GCR 100 also recognized Robert S. Russell and Subrata Bhattacharjee, the chair and vice-chair of BLG's Competition and Foreign Investment Review Group respectively, and noted the recent addition of partner Davit Akman in its analysis of the firm. The guide highlighted the team's recent successes for major clients, in which an Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling reduced the size of the plaintiff class. The team's work defending Deutsche Bank in Canadian competition class action proceedings regarding alleged collusion to set foreign exchange rates and acting for Loblaw in the Canadian Competition Bureau's high-profile abuse of dominance investigation were also noted.

BLG's Competition and Foreign Investment Review Group offers comprehensive Canadian competition/antitrust and foreign investment advice to leading Canadian and global clients. The group's expertise includes cartel investigations and litigation, competition related litigation, merger clearance, foreign investment advice and reviews, and distribution, pricing and marketing and advertising. Its lawyers enjoy strong reputations for client service and quality, and the group is also recognized in Chambers GlobalChambers CanadaThe Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Legal 500 Canada.

About The GCR 100

The GCR 100 is an extensive qualitative analysis of the world's leading competition and antitrust law practices with the publication profiling the best practices worldwide across 39 jurisdictions.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
[email protected]