Susan M. Hutton

Susan Hutton is a partner in the Competition & Foreign Investment and International Trade Groups. She provides Competition Act and Investment Canada Act advice in respect of numerous complex mergers and acquisitions. She provides clients with ongoing compliance advice and has guided clients through civil and criminal investigations, as well as complaints under the Competition Act. Susan has successfully represented complainants and exporter/importers in dumping and countervailing duty actions and also advises with respect to anti-corruption compliance.

Professional Activities

Susan is a past Chair of the Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association; past Chair of the Editorial Board of the Canadian Competition Law Review, the journal of the Canadian Bar Association’s Competition Law Section; Vice-Chair of the International Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law, and a member of the C.D. Howe Institute’s Competition Policy Council.


Susan previously worked in the field of economic research, including econometric modelling with the Bank of Canada, prior to entering law. She has worked in Bangkok and Singapore, and has advised the Government of Vietnam regarding the development of its competition law

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