The Law Office of Calvin Goldman, QC

The Law Office of Calvin Goldman, Q.C. is a dynamic Toronto-based law firm led by principal Cal Goldman, whose accomplished career puts him in a uniquely qualified position to advise and act in all areas of Canadian competition, antitrust and foreign investment law. His practice encompasses Canadian and international matters before the Competition Bureau, as well as foreign investment reviews under the Investment Canada Act. Cal has acted as counsel in a number of leading competition law and foreign investment review cases in Canada, including competition cases before the Supreme Court of Canada. 

Most recently, Cal was Co-Chair of the Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment Group at Goodmans LLP. He is a former Commissioner of the Competition Bureau in the Canadian government and a former Vice Chair of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Competition Committee. Cal is Co-Chair of the Future of Competition Law Standards Task Force of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section (ABA ALS). He is also Co-Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce Competition Commission’s new Working Group on Competition Policy and Economic Recovery, as well as Co-Chair of the ICC Competition Commission Task Force on the International Competition Network. He is a Special Advisor to the Business at OECD Competition Committee (BIAC) and is also a member of the C. D. Howe Institute Competition Policy Council. In addition, Cal is a former Chair of the National Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association.

Effective July 2020, Cal’s earlier appointment to the NAFTA Chapter 19 (Trade Remedies) Binational Panels Roster will continue under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) for a 10-year term commencing in February 2018. He is currently Co-Editor of the Foreign Investment Regulation Review text (published by Law Business Research).

Cal continues to be widely recognized globally as a leading competition and foreign investment review lawyer in numerous directories and guides, including:

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The Foreign Investment Regulation Review

Edition 9

The Foreign Investment Regulation Review is an in-depth guide to the laws, regulations, policies and practices governing foreign investment in key international jurisdictions. With an eye towards recent developments, it focuses on practical and strategic considerations – including the key steps for foreign investors planning a major acquisition, or otherwise seeking to do business in a particular jurisdiction. 

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