Toronto (November 8, 2017) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP ("BLG") is pleased to announce that Subrata Bhattacharjee has been appointed as Chair of the American Bar Association ("ABA") Section of Antitrust Law’s 2018 Antitrust in Asia Conference. Highlighting BLG’s commitment to the Asia-Pacific region, Mr. Bhattacharjee is the first Canadian to be appointed to this position.

The Antitrust in Asia Conference features leading enforcers, judges, academics, and practitioners. It will address key developments across the Asia-Pacific region, providing conference attendees the opportunity to interact with top policy-makers. An essential event for competition lawyers with clients or matters based in or touching Asia, the Conference is set to take place in Seoul, South Korea from May 31 to June 1, 2018.

Mr. Bhattacharjee is the National Vice Chair of BLG’s Competition and Foreign Investment Review Group. His practice focuses on all aspects of competition/antitrust law, foreign investment law and regulatory litigation, including quasi-criminal and constitutional matters. Mr. Bhattacharjee is actively involved in BLG’s International Business practice with particular emphasis on East Asia. He sits on the Council of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law.

BLG’s Asia-Pacific Group provides legal and regulatory guidance to foreign companies seeking to do business in Canada and Canadian companies pursuing business opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region. With decades of collective experience and a multidisciplinary approach, the Group provides efficient and effective advice regarding any issue a business, individual or governmental client may face. BLG’s Competition and Foreign Investment Review Group has built strong relationships with leading clients and counsel in East Asia – notably in South Korea and Japan – where the Group’s lawyers enjoy strong reputations for client service and quality.

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