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October 9, 2019 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Edward Iacobucci as a Fellow-in-Residence.

“Ed is a fount of policy insights backed by a wealth of legal experience,” commented Robson. “His research, and his contributions to our Competition Policy Council, are tremendously valuable to the C.D. Howe Institute.”

“I am pleased to continue working with the C.D. Howe Institute, an important Canadian institution, and to serve on the Competition Policy Council in particular,” said Iacobucci. “I learn a great deal from the practitioners, academics and policy-makers that comprise the Council, and look forward to the next year of discussion and debate.”

Edward Iacobucci is Dean and James M. Tory Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto.

He started at the Faculty of Law in 1998. He was a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University Law School in both 2010 and 2018, Visiting Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore Law School in 2014, New York University Law School in 2007, University of Chicago Law School in 2003 and a John M. Olin Visiting Fellow at Columbia University Law School in 2002.

Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, he was the John M. Olin Visiting Lecturer at the University of Virginia in 1997-98 and served as Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Mr. Justice John Sopinka in 1996-97.

He won a teaching prize at the Faculty of Law in 2000 and was a joint winner with his co-authors of the 2002-3 Doug Purvis Prize in Canadian Economics for The Law and Economics of Canadian Competition Policy. His areas of interest include corporate law, competition law, and law and economics.

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