Cal Goldman is a partner at Goodmans and co-head of the firm’s competition, antitrust and foreign investment group. His practice covers all aspects of Canadian competition law, focusing on Canadian and international mergers, abuse of dominance, cartels, civil reviewable matters and counselling on trade practices. He has extensive experience advising on foreign investment matters under the Investment Canada Act. He also has been involved in major Canadian and international cartel matters, from earlier cases pertaining to fax paper, lysine and vitamins through to more recent cases pertaining to auto parts and other product markets.
Cal is a former commissioner of the Canadian Competition Bureau. Before his appointment as commissioner, he acted as special counsel to the attorney general of Canada in the Uranium cartel proceedings and in the appellate proceedings on the constitutional validity of Section 45 (the cartel provision) of the Competition Act.
Cal is co-chair of the Foreign Investment and Antitrust Interface Task Force of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law. He is on the Executive of the Competition Committee of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD. Cal is co-chair of the ICC Task Force on the International Competition Network.
Cal is recognised globally in numerous directories and guides. He is ranked in the top tier by Chambers Global for both competition and antitrust law and by Investment Canada foreign investment review and by Legal Media Group’s The Best of the Best, Who’s Who Legal: Competition Lawyers and Economists, Lexpert and other rankings.