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Donald B Houston

Toronto, Canada Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Competition/Antitrust , Competition/Antitrust: Litigators
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Competition/Antitrust - Canada

Band 3

Donald Houston is a seasoned transactional lawyer and a litigator who has represented clients in a range of high-profile price-fixing investigations. One source said: "He is a first-rate competition lawyer."
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Competition/Antitrust: Litigators - Canada

Band 2

Donald Houston is a seasoned transactional lawyer and a litigator who has represented clients in a range of high-profile price-fixing investigations. One source said: "He is a first-rate competition lawyer."
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Competition law and litigation practice includes defending criminal prosecutions, Competition Tribunal proceedings and private actions, including class actions. Has frequently represented the Commissioner of Competition. Counsels clients on mergers and other business practices. Significant cartel and merger practice, both domestic and international. Significant merger mandates include Bell/Axia, Shell/CNRL, Molson/Miller, Lafarge/Holcim, Leon’s/The Brick, Agrium/Viterra, Maple/Toronto Stock Exchange, BCE/CTV, BFI/Waste Services, Suncor/Petro-Canada, Avaya/Nortel and Akzo/ICI. Significant cartel/class-action mandates include foreign exchange, chocolate, tuna and other food products, polyurethane foam, construction glass, automobiles and automotive products, computer chips and chemical products. Significant experience litigating Competition Tribunal cases.

Career

Ontario Bar, 1981.

Professional Memberships

Former Chair of CBA National Competition Law Section; ABA; IBA.

Publications

“Competition Law,” in Intellectual Property Disputes (Thomson/Carswell);

Jurisdictional Issues in International Cartel Cases: A Canadian Perspective, with J Pratt, in ‘Litigating Conspiracy’ (Irwin Law):

The Trial of an Action (2d), with M Sopinka.

Adjunct professor at Western University Law School.

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