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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 03, 2021
Associate Ian Cass to Discuss the Role of Economists in Merger Reviews at the CBA Young Lawyers Symposium 2021

Brattle Associate Ian Cass will speak at the Canadian Bar Association (CBA)’s Young Lawyers Symposium 2021, which will take place on Thursday, June 3 from 1:00–3:30 p.m. (PT) | 4:00–6:30 p.m. (ET). The event is presented by the Young Lawyers Committee of the CBA’s Competition Law Section.

December 02, 2020
Who's Who Legal Recognizes Four Brattle Economists in Global Guides for Litigation and Canada

Who’s Who Legal has recognized three Brattle principals and one Brattle associate as leading consulting experts in its 2020 global guides for Litigation Expert Witnesses and Canada Competition Economists.

August 28, 2020
Who's Who Legal Recognizes 15 Brattle Economists as Leading Consulting Experts

Who’s Who Legal has recognized 15 Brattle economists as leading consulting experts in its global guides for: Competition Economists, Construction – Quantum & Delay, Financial Advisory and Valuation – Corporate Tax Experts, and Financial Advisory and Valuation – Quantum of Damages.

August 06, 2020
Ian Cass to Participate in CBA Teleconference on Economic Analysis in Merger Review

Brattle Associate Ian Cass will join the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Competition Law Section’s Economics and Law Committee teleconference on economic analysis in merger review, taking place August 6 from 9:00–10:00 a.m. (PT)/12:00–1:00 p.m. (ET).

July 06, 2020
Who's Who Legal Recognizes Brattle Economists as Leading Competition Experts

Who’s Who Legal has recognized four Brattle principals, one Brattle associate and one Brattle academic advisor as leading experts in the competition field for 2020.

December 11, 2019
Ian Cass to Discuss the Role of Dynamic Efficiencies in Merger Cases During CBA Event

Brattle Associate Ian Cass will discuss dynamic efficiencies in merger cases during the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Competition Law Section’s teleconference, “Non-Price Effects and Dynamic Efficiencies: The Rise of Qualitative Analysis,” which will be held December 11 from 12:00–1:00 p.m. (ET).

April 25, 2019
Ian Cass to Speak at Canadian Bar Association Competition Law Section Young Lawyers Conference

Brattle Associate Ian Cass will speak on a panel at the Canadian Bar Association’s (CBA) Competition Law Section Young Lawyers Conference, to be held April 25 in Ottawa.

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.