Denes Rothschild is a partner with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Canada’s largest law firm, a member of the Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment Group and Co-Leader of the Public Policy and Government Relations Group. Denes’ practice includes advice on proposed mergers, competition compliance and criminal cartel matters, along with foreign investment review matters. He also litigates class action claims against clients relating to alleged collusion, and advises on advertising and marketing law.
Denes has recently represented clients before the Competition Bureau on various mergers, including Pan American/Tahoe, Stone Canyon/ICS, Alterra/Innergex, Aramark/AmeriPride, Aurora/CanniMed, Finning/4Refuel and the Government of Canada’s acquisition of the Trans Mountain Pipeline from Kinder Morgan. In prior years, he advised on all competition aspects of the largest retail merger in Canadian history, the acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart by Loblaw. He has also advised clients on two recent national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act.
Making use of his dual Canadian and American law degrees, Denes regularly collaborates with attorneys in other jurisdictions to ensure consistent and outstanding representation for his large multinational clients. He has also spent a year seconded as corporate counsel to Hewlett-Packard.
Denes is the Vice-Chair of the Agriculture and Food Committee of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section and a former Young Lawyer Representative. He is also on the Board of Kef Toronto, a Jewish community non-profit in Toronto’s East End.