M&A 2021: Navigating Data Challenges and Competition Control

2021 is shaping up to be a record year for M&A activity. Where deals stalled in 2020 resulting from the impact of the pandemic, 2021 has revealed renewed optimism with signs of accelerated activity. With these new opportunities, however, organizations pursuing M&A deals will also face new challenges.

For businesses in Canada or conducting business in Canada, evolving data policies and stricter guidelines from competition control present hurdles to completing deals.

Watch this webcast to gain a clear grasp of the latest data trends and updated guidance from the Competition Bureau to better navigate the current climate; including:

  • Key trends shaping the current M&A environment in Canada
  • Emerging data policies impacting SIRs and use of cross border data
  • Considerations for better navigating updated Competition Bureau guidance and tightened standards


David Meadows, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Deedra Smith, Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Denes Rothschild, Partner, Competition/Antitrust and Foreign Investment Review Group, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

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