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Competition/Antitrust
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Provided by Omar K Wakil

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A leading lawyer in his field, Omar has deep understanding of competition law and foreign investment matters and extensive experience that spans industries, giving clients creative, tailored advice across business-critical transactions, discrete matters and investigations.

Omar advises domestic and international clients on all aspects of competition law and foreign investment. In particular, he provides strategic advice to firms involved in mergers, cartel and abuse of dominance investigations under the Competition Act.

In his foreign investment review practice, Omar advises clients on net benefit and national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act. He has represented numerous foreign investors, including state-owned enterprises, as well as domestic targets in acquisition transactions.

Omar works with clients active in a wide range of business sectors, including automotive parts, agricultural products, chemicals, consumer products, energy, financial services, grocery retailing, manufacturing, media, metals and mining, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and transportation.

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Competition/Antitrust - Canada
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Toronto-based Omar Wakil is considered a go-to competition and antitrust lawyer by both clients and international counsel alike.
"Omar Wakil is a top-tier attorney; he is extremely knowledgeable, responsive and client-oriented." "On Competition Act approvals, he steps in and takes care of things."

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