Toronto (January 27, 2016) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce it has been ranked as a recommended firm in the 2016 edition of the Global Competition Review's GCR 100.

"Our team has the experience and skill to help our clients navigate any international competition and anti-trust issue, whether it is a merger, acquisition, compliance review or class action," said Frank S. Callaghan, national group head of Corporate & Capital Markets at BLG. "Our lawyers work with many of the world's leading companies to obtain the approvals they need to achieve their business goals."

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, in its analysis of the firm. The guide highlighted the team's recent successes for major clients, including extricating Samsung Electronics from a class action, and advising Wind Mobile in the Rogers/Mobilicity acquisition.

The GCR 100 is an extensive qualitative analysis of the world's leading competition and antitrust law practices with the publication profiling the best practices worldwide across 39 jurisdictions.

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 725 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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