Richard Wagner focuses on Canadian federal administrative and regulatory laws that affect business, with particular emphasis on international trade law, competition/antitrust law and government procurement/anti-corruption law.
His international trade law experience includes advising and representing clients in matters regarding the import and export of goods and services (customs compliance, sanctions, export and import controls, etc.), trade remedies and recourse under trade treaties.
His competition/antitrust law experience includes mergers and acquisitions, reviewable practices such as refusal to deal and abuse of dominant position, as well as criminal and civil conspiracy, bid-rigging and restraint of trade issues.
Mr. Wagner’s government procurement law experience includes advising clients on structuring government contracts, contract tender issues and procedures, as well as lobbying, ethics and anti-corruption laws and issues. He advises and represents clients in negotiations with government departments and agencies, as well as in regard to bid challenges and anti-corruption investigations and proceedings.
Mr. Wagner regularly advises and represents Canadian and foreign clients regarding trade, competition/antitrust, procurement and anti-corruption matters before government departments and authorities, various tribunals and the courts.