Goodmans is recognized both within Canada and internationally as one of the country’s premier transaction law firms offering market leading expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and transaction finance, competition, antitrust and foreign investment, real estate, tax, litigation and other business-related specialities. Based in Toronto, Goodmans has approximately 200 lawyers.

The firm represents a broad range of Canadian and international clients, from entrepreneurial businesses to multinational corporations, financial institutions, private equity firms, pension funds and governments and has a reputation for handling challenging problems, often international in scope, that demand creative solutions.

Goodmans Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment Group is known for its ability to work seamlessly, effectively and successfully with our top-tier M&A and litigation practices – often advising on the largest and most complex matters in Canada. We have extensive experience advising on foreign investment under the Investment Canada Act, including issues involving national security and acquisitions by state-owned enterprises, areas of increasing importance in multijurisdictional mergers.

In addition to merger reviews, we regularly advise and represent clients in contentious matters relating to the criminal and civil provisions of the Competition Act, including cartels, abuse of dominance, marketing practices and other civil reviewable matters. We also have significant experience representing defendants in many of the leading class action cases in Canada and in the Canadian component of multi-national class actions.  

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333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Ontario M5H 2S7
Tel: +1 416 979 2211
Fax: +1 416 979 1234