Susan M. Hutton

Stikeman Elliott (Ottawa)
Lawyer (Partner)

Susan Hutton is a senior partner in Stikeman Elliott’s Competition and Foreign Investment and International Trade practice groups. She has provided Competition Act and Investment Canada Act advice in respect of numerous complex mergers and acquisitions, for example, Reynolds Consumer Products/Novelis Foil Products, MTS Allstream/Accelero, CNOOC/Nexen, Astral/BCE, Motorola Mobility/Google, Johnson & Johnson/Synthes and PotashCorp/BHP Billiton. She has guided clients through civil and criminal investigations as well as complaints under the Competition Act, and provides ongoing compliance advice to many clients. The Global Competition Review’s Canada survey recognizes Susan as acting for clients in several top-tier deals and describes her as being "among the most talented and well-regarded in the country". She has successfully represented complainants and exporter/importers in dumping and countervailing duty actions and also advises with respect to anti-corruption compliance. Ms. Hutton worked in the field of economic research including econometric modelling with the Bank of Canada prior to entering law. She has worked in Bangkok and Singapore, has advised the Government of Vietnam regarding the development of its competition law, and is a member of Stikeman Elliott’s China Task Force.

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Michael Laskey, Susan M. Hutton The Canadian Supreme Court clarifies the notion of "prevention" of competition and revitalizes efficiencies defence in a merger case (Tervita)

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Supreme Court clarifies "prevention" and revitalizes efficiencies defence in Tervita merger case* Canada’s Supreme Court of Canada issued its much-anticipated decision in the case of Tervita Corp. v. Canada Commissioner of Competition yesterday, upholding the Federal Court of Appeal’s (and the (...)

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