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Kyle H. Donnelly

Associate

Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.7450

Kyle Donnelly has a general corporate commercial practice with a focus on a wide range of regulatory matters including competition, foreign investment, and communications matters.

Kyle regularly advises both domestic and foreign clients engaged in mergers, joint ventures and other forms of strategic alliances in connection with the notification and clearance provisions of the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act. 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 new anti-spam legislation.

Kyle also advises both domestic and foreign clients on communications law matters and has provided legal advice with respect to telecommunications proceedings, including those relating to licensing, policy matters and competitive disputes. He assists clients on issues such as licensing, 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 is currently Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee.  He is also a member of the American Bar Association (Section of Antitrust Law).

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  • Canadian counsel to St. Jude Medical, Inc. regarding all competition law matters and filings in connection with its acquisition by Abbott Laboratories for US$25 billion.  Read more
  • Sanjel Corporation, an Alberta-based energy services and pressure pumping company, in connection with the sale of its Canadian fracturing, coiled tubing and cementing assets to STEP Energy Services Ltd. and 1961531 Alberta Ltd.
  • Sanjel Corporation, an Alberta-based energy services and pressure pumping company, in connection with the sale of its US fracturing, coiled tubing and cementing assets to Liberty Oilfield Services Holdings LLC.

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