Oliver Borgers is a partner in McCarthy Tétrault’s national competition/antitrust law and foreign investment group in Toronto. He is a specialist in foreign investment and national security merger review issues arising under such statutes as the Investment Canada Act, and has extensive dealings with the Ministry of Industry and Canadian Heritage on investment matters.
He also has extensive experience in providing strategic advice to major national and international companies on all aspects of Canadian competition law, including merger control, pre-merger notifications and clearances, various marketing and pricing practices, market restrictions, exclusive dealing, and a host of other compliance, civil and criminal issues that arise out of antitrust law.
Mr Borgers is globally recognised as a leading competition lawyer in the most recent editions of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers and The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists (Global Competition Review), PLC Which Lawyer, Competition Law Handbook (Practical Law Company), Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in Canada – Competition/Antitrust and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (a guide to the leading law firms and lawyers in Canada).
Mr Borgers received an LLM from the University of Toronto in 1988, an LLB from the University of Ottawa in 1986, and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Toronto in 1983. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1988, and to the England and Wales Bar in 1995. He speaks English, French and German, as well as some Spanish.