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BLG Recognized as Global Leader in Competition Law

Firm Highlighted in Global Competition Review's GCR 100 2018

Toronto (January 19, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce it has been ranked as a recommended firm in the 2018 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, as well as partner Davit Akman in its analysis of the firm. The guide highlighted the team's recent work representing Loblaw and its subsidiary Shoppers Drug Mart in the Competition Bureau’s recently discontinued abuse of dominance investigation; defending Deutsche Bank in cartel litigation arising from global investigations involving foreign exchange rates and precious metals; and defending KEMET and KEMET Electronics in multiple class actions across Canada alleging price fixing of electrolytic and film capacitors.

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 Canada and The Legal 500 Canada.

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]