Mark Katz is a partner in the competition and foreign investment review practice at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. He has advised domestic and international clients on a wide variety of competition law matters, such as mergers and acquisitions, criminal cartel investigations, joint ventures, abuse of dominance, distribution and pricing practices, misleading advertising and compliance as well as foreign investment in Canada.
He has appeared at every level of court in relation to competition matters, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and has acted as counsel on several leading cases before the Competition Tribunal, including the first abuse of dominance and merger cases heard by that body. He also provides advice with respect to the application of the Investment Canada Act.
Mr Katz is actively involved in both the American Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association, and holds leadership positions in both organisations. He has also 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, and has authored and presented policy briefs for clients on a variety of domestic and international competition-related matters. Most recently, he was a co-author of The Competition Law Guide for Trade Associations in Canada. He is also a member of the editorial board for Competition Law Insight and a regular contributor to the Kluwer Competition Law Blog.