Kalbfleisch Adam

Adam Kalbfleisch

Partner

Competition, Foreign Investment Review and Regulatory Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.5757

Adam Kalbfleisch's practice encompasses a wide range of competition, foreign investment review and regulatory matters. Adam, who is recognized by clients in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business as a “patient, detailed, and responsive" lawyer, 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.

Adam advises clients in connection with conspiracy and other criminal provisions of the Competition Act, as well as on potentially anticompetitive business practices, including abuse of dominance, exclusive dealing and refusal to deal matters as well as corporate compliance. Adam also advises clients concerning product regulation and marketing/advertising law matters in a wide range of industries, including food processing, pharmaceutical, and other common manufacturing sectors.

Adam is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association and was the chair of the 2014 Annual Competition Law Fall Conference of the CBA. He is also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Competition Law & Policy Task Force and the Chair of the Icelandic Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Select Experience

  • Katz Group in connection with its sale of Rexall Health to McKesson Corporation for approximately $2.9 billion. Read more
  • 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
  • Bennett Jones LLP acting for DirectCash Payments Inc. in connection with US$460 million acquisition by Cardtronics plc Read more

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  • 2017, Chambers Canada

    Adam Kalbfleisch, ranked, Competition/Antitrust

    "provides fantastic support; he's super helpful, very responsive and very available,"
  • 2017, Chambers Global

    Adam Kalbfleisch, ranked, Competition/Antitrust
  • 2016, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business

    Adam Kalbfleisch, ranked, Competition/Antitrust

    Adam Kalbfleisch was part of the team acting for Safeway on its transaction with Sobeys. He also advised Clarke Inc. on the sale of its freight transportation business to TransForce.

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