Partner announcement

Goodmans Welcomes Cal Goldman

January 20, 2014

Cal’s practice covers all aspects of Canadian competition law, with a particular emphasis on domestic and international mergers, abuse of dominance, cartels, civil reviewable matters and counselling on trade practices. He also has extensive experience advising on foreign investment matters under the Investment Canada Act.

Cal is the former Director (since renamed “Commissioner”) of the Competition Bureau in the Canadian government. He serves as co-chair of the Foreign Investment and Antitrust Interface Task Force of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law. He is also on the Executive of the Competition Committee of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD. In recent years, he has served as co-chair of the International Task Force of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law and prior to that, was chair of the National Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association.

Cal is recognized globally in numerous directories and guides, including Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013 (as the only "Star Individual” in Canada and the United States), Legal Media Group’s The Best of the Best, The Lexpert /American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada and Law Business Research’s The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists.

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Goodmans is internationally recognized as one of Canada’s pre-eminent business law firms. Based in Toronto, the firm has market-leading expertise in M&A, corporate and transaction finance, private equity, real estate, tax, restructuring, litigation and other business-related specialties. The firm represents a broad range of Canadian and foreign clients from entrepreneurial businesses to multinational corporations, financial institutions, pension funds and governments and has a reputation for handling challenging problems, often international in scope, which demand creative solutions.

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