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Ian Cass specializes in antitrust and competition, particularly supporting clients and experts in the analysis of mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining The Brattle Group, Mr. Cass worked in merger enforcement at the Canadian Competition Bureau for five years, where he led teams conducting complex merger reviews under the Competition Act in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, retail and telecommunications. He was also involved in the Bureau’s policy work with the OECD and the International Competition Network.

Publications
Article
The Importance of Quantifying Non-Price Effects in Canada
June 21, 2017
Published in Concurrences Law & Economics
This article discusses the current legal framework for competition and merger reviews in Canada and the growing interest in incorporating non-price effects into competition assessments.
News & Events
June 15, 2018
Brattle Consultant to Present at Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators Conference

Brattle Consultant Ian Cass will present at the Canadian Institute of Charted Business Valuators’ 2018 National Business Valuation Congress, to be held June 14-15, 2018 in Ottawa, Canada.

January 22, 2018
Brattle Assists Agrium Obtain Regulatory Approval in $36 Billion Merger

The Brattle Group assisted the fertilizer company Agrium Inc. to obtain regulatory approval in its $36 billion merger with Potash Corporation, forming the world’s largest crop nutrient company.

December 04, 2017
Brattle Client Superior Plus Cleared in Acquisition of Canwest Based on Efficiencies

Brattle’s client Superior Plus recently received clearance from Canada’s Competition Bureau to acquire Gibson Energy’s propane distribution business, Canwest, making the post-merger business the largest propane distributor in Canada.

June 21, 2017
Brattle Economists Publish Concurrences Article on Non-Price Effects in Competition

Brattle Principal Renée Duplantis and Consultant Ian Cass have published an article in the recent issue of Concurrences Law & Economics that discusses the current legal framework for competition and merger reviews in Canada and the growing interest in incorporating non-price effects into competition assessments.

April 19, 2017
Ian Cass to Present During CBA Competition Law Section’s Teleconference

Brattle Consultant Ian Cass will present at the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Competition Law Section’s Mergers Committee teleconference, “Merger Review in the World of the Internet,” taking place April 19, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm EST.