Foreword to the Statement of Concerns “We were requested by Illumina, Inc. to review the serious jurisdictional issues arising from the European Commission’s assertion of jurisdiction over Illumina’s acquisition of GRAIL, Inc. That acquisition did not trigger the merger review thresholds in (...)
Cal Goldman’s practice encompasses Canadian and international matters before the Competition Bureau, as well as foreign investment reviews under the Investment Canada Act. Cal has acted as counsel in a number of leading competition law and foreign investment review cases in Canada, including competition cases before the Supreme Court of Canada. Most recently, Cal was Co-Chair of the Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment Group at Goodmans LLP. He is a former Commissioner of the Competition Bureau in the Canadian government and a former Vice Chair of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Competition Committee. From 2019 to August 2021, he was Co-Chair of the ABA Antitrust Law Section Task Force on the Future of Competition Law Standards, which delivered two substantial Reports to the Section’s Council in August 2020 and August 2021 on evolving antitrust thinking and enforcement issues. In 2020-21, Cal also was Co-Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce Competition Commission’s Working Group on Competition Policy and Economic Recovery. He is currently a Special Advisor to the Business at OECD Competition Committee (BIAC), a member of the C. D. Howe Institute Competition Policy Council, he is on the Binational Panels Roster under the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement, and serves as Co-Editor of the Foreign Investment Regulation Review text. In addition, Cal is a former Chair of the National Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association.
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