Provided by Kevin Ackhurst
Kevin Ackhurst is a partner in the Competition & Foreign Investment Group. He has over 20 years of extensive experience providing timely and practical advice to help businesses navigate the Canadian regulatory processes involved in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Kevin advises on civil and criminal competition law matters, including abuse of dominance, cartels, competitor collaborations, mergers, misleading advertising, and pricing and distribution practices. To assist clients in staying onside the Competition Act, Kevin develops and helps implement competition law compliance programs for large and small organizations. Kevin also advises clients on the review of foreign investments under the net benefit and national security provisions of the Investment Canada Act.
Kevin works with Canadian and international clients across a broad range of industries, including aerospace, agribusiness, automotive, consumer products, energy, film, video, publishing and recorded music, financial services, mining, newspaper, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, specialty chemicals, telecommunications and transportation. He is consistently recognized for his prominent position in the Canadian antitrust legal landscape by global and domestic directories, including Chambers Canada, Chambers Global, Best Lawyers in Canada and Lexpert.
Kevin Ackhurst advises on various cross-border merger files, particularly in the cannabis and transportation spaces. He joined Stikeman Elliott from Norton Rose Fulbright in September 2021.
"He is excellent at synthesising issues in a concise and simple manner."