Successfully Represented Rogers Communications Inc. in Largest Contested Merger in Canadian History
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In May 2022, Canada's Commissioner of Competition made an application to block Rogers' acquisition of Shaw over concerns that the deal will "substantially prevent or lessen competition in wireless services." Lax O’Sullivan successfully defended Rogers before the Competition Tribunal, which rejected the Commissioner of Competition’s challenge to the $26 billion acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc. by Rogers Communications Inc. in its entirety.
The Commissioner has appealed to the Federal Court of Appeal, which is scheduled to hear the appeal on January 24, 2023.