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Shawn C.D. Neylan

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Shawn C.D. Neylan
Law Practice
Shawn Neylan is a partner in the Toronto office of Stikeman Elliott LLP. He counsels and represents businesses with respect to governmental filings, internal investigations and compliance issues and programs with respect to Canadian federal regulatory laws including:

  • Economic sanctions under the Special Economic Measures Act and the United Nations Act;

  • Export control under the Export and Import Permits Act;

  • National security and economic and cultural review processes under the Investment Canada Act; and

  • Merger control, competitor collaboration and unilateral conduct matters under the Competition Act.

Professional Activities
Mr. Neylan is a member of the steering groups for the Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee and National Security Committee of the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association. He is also a Co-Chair of the Competition Law Committee of the Inter Pacific Bar Association, and was a Vice-Chair of that committee from 2010 - 2014.

He was previously the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Reviewable Matters and Private Action Committee of the National Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association from 1996 to 2000 and has chaired and participated in a variety of CBA task forces.

Mr. Neylan has written and spoken on a number of economic sanctions, national security, competition law and investment review issues.

University of Victoria (L.L.B., 1987); Western Washington University (B.Sc., 1983).

Bar Admission
British Columbia, 1988
Ontario, 2000

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