Toronto (January 19, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce it has been ranked as a recommended firm in the 2018 edition of the Global Competition Review's GCR 100.

The GCR 100 also recognized Robert S. Russell and Subrata Bhattacharjee, the chair and vice-chair of BLG's Competition and Foreign Investment Review Group respectively, as well as partner Davit Akman in its analysis of the firm. The guide highlighted the team's recent work representing Loblaw and its subsidiary Shoppers Drug Mart in the Competition Bureau’s recently discontinued abuse of dominance investigation; defending Deutsche Bank in cartel litigation arising from global investigations involving foreign exchange rates and precious metals; and defending KEMET and KEMET Electronics in multiple class actions across Canada alleging price fixing of electrolytic and film capacitors.

BLG's Competition and Foreign Investment Review Group offers comprehensive Canadian competition/antitrust and foreign investment advice to leading Canadian and global clients. The group's expertise includes cartel investigations and litigation, competition related litigation, merger clearance, foreign investment advice and reviews, and distribution, pricing and marketing and advertising. Its lawyers enjoy strong reputations for client service and quality, and the group is also recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada and The Legal 500 Canada.

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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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Marketing and Communications
TCosta@blg.com
416.350.2642