Margaret Sanderson

Vice President, Practice Leader of Antitrust and Competition Economics

Margaret F. Sanderson has in-depth experience analyzing the economic issues inherent in a wide range of mergers, antitrust/competition, class certification, damages, finance, energy, and telecommunications projects.

She has consulted to legal counsel, governments, and private-sector clients in a diverse range of industries.

Ms. Sanderson has testified before Canadian courts and regulatory authorities and the US Federal Trade Commission. Prior to joining CRA, she headed the Economics unit at the Competition Bureau, where she directed the economic expertise applied within the Bureau to enforcement cases, enforcement policy, and regulatory interventions. Ms. Sanderson has published various articles on mergers and antitrust/competition policy and taught courses on antitrust/competition economics.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Abuse of dominance
    CRA helped successfully defend the Vancouver Airport Authority (VAA) against a claim by the Canadian Competition Bureau that VAA had abused a dominant...
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  • 02
    Agrium/Potash Corporation merger
    CRA consultants advised counsel to Agrium Inc. and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. as they sought regulatory approval of their $36 billion merger. The...
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  • 03
    CRA advises Lowe’s on $3.2 (CAN) billion acquisition of RONA
    CRA economists advised counsel to Lowe’s on its acquisition of RONA throughout the Competition Bureau’s review of the transaction. On May 12, 2016, the Bureau...
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