Sandy Walker

Sandy Walker is co-Chair of Dentons' Competition and Foreign Investment Review group and is recognized as one of the country’s leading competition and Investment Canada Act lawyers. Sandy's practice focuses on securing government approvals for mergers and acquisitions from the Competition Bureau, Investment Canada and other regulatory agencies, including navigating complex “net benefit to Canada” reviews and the national security review process on behalf of foreign investors, both state-owned and private sector. Sandy also provides strategic advice to clients on compliance issues arising from pricing, distribution and trade practices. She represents clients in an array of industries, including financial services, technology, mining, oil and gas, power, automotive, media and entertainment, food and beverage, manufacturing, transportation and retail.

Sandy is also Dentons’ Canadian Regulatory Practice Group leader and is the former co-lead of the firm’s China Practice Group.

Sandy is a member of the executive of the national Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, the former Chair of the Mergers Committee and the former Chair of the Foreign Investment Review Committee. She has been a Vice-Chair of the International Antitrust Committee of the American Bar Association's International Law Section, and is a regular speaker on foreign investment and competition law topics at ABA, CBA, China Institute, Canada China Business Council, and other conferences in North America, China and Europe.

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