Kyle Donnelly's corporate commercial practice focuses on a wide range of regulatory matters including competition, foreign investment (including national security), and communications matters.
Kyle regularly advises both domestic and foreign clients engaged in mergers, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and other investments in connection with the notification and clearance provisions of the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act. Kyle has extensive experience advising clients regarding the national security review and cultural sector investment review processes under the ICA. Kyle advises clients in connection with potentially anti-competitive business practices, and compliance issues related to the Competition Act as well as federal and provincial marketing and advertising laws and regulations, including Canada's anti-spam legislation.
Kyle also advises clients on Canada Transportation Act and communications law matters and has provided legal advice with respect to merger reviews and Canadian status determinations under the CTA; and telecommunications proceedings, including those relating to licensing, policy matters and competitive disputes. He assists clients on issues such as licensing, spectrum management, rate regulation and tariffs, access to and provision of wholesale telecommunications services, foreign ownership restrictions, and spam and privacy requirements.
Kyle is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association (Competition Law Section) and American Bar Association (Section of Antitrust Law).