Toronto (January 18, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that Subrata Bhattacharjee has been appointed as Director of the Canada China Business Council.

The Canada China Business Council ("CCBC") is a bilateral non-profit organization with six offices in both Canada and China. In addition to its focused and practical services, CCBC acts as a voice for the Canadian business community on issues affecting Canada-China business, trade, and investment. Members represent a wide range of sectors, including financial services, professional services, manufacturing, construction, transportation, oil and gas, natural resources, ICT, public sector, and education.

Mr. Bhattacharjee is the National Vice Chair of BLG’s Competition and Foreign Investment Review Group and has provided foreign investment/national security review and competition law advice on some of 2017’s largest Chinese inbound acquisitions. He has repeatedly been recognized in global and domestic peer and client surveys as one of Canada’s leading lawyers in these areas of expertise. Mr. Bhattacharjee has been actively involved in the Canada-East Asia trade and investment corridor for many years.

BLG recognizes China’s increased profile as one of Canada’s largest trading partners. The Firm’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 a focus on China. 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, and has assisted foreign companies seeking to do business in Canada and enabled Canadian companies pursue business opportunities in China.

Through its Beijing office, BLG has solidified its governmental and professional services relationships in China. It has also placed BLG at the epicenter of China's administrative, policy and regulatory activity. BLG is laying down an important marker and demonstrating its commitment to China and to its Chinese clients.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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Tamara Costa
National Director, Marketing and Communications
TCosta@blg.com
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