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March 2, 2015 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the re-appointment of Edward Iacobucci as a Fellow-In-Residence and as the Institute’s Competition Policy Scholar.

“Ed is an outstanding scholar in law and economics,” said Robson. “We look forward to his continuing contributions to the Institute’s work in competition policy, and to our research program generally.”

A longtime associate of the Institute, Professor Iacobucci was appointed Dean and James M. Tory Professor of Law on January 1, 2015, at the University of Toronto Faculty Of Law. Recent Competition Policy Council reports include “Cross-Border Price Regulation: Anti-Competition Policy?” and “Reforming Telecommunications and Broadcast Policy for the New Technological Age.”

A Rhodes Scholar, Professor Iacobucci was educated at Queen’s University (B.A. Hons.1991); University of Oxford (M.Phil.1993); and the University of Toronto (LL.B. 1996).

Prior to becoming Dean, he was Osler Chair in Business Law and Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, and Associate Dean, Research.  He started at the Faculty of Law in 1998.  He was Visiting Professor at New York University Law School in 2007, Visiting Professor at University of Chicago Law School in 2003 and a John M. Olin Visiting Fellow at Columbia University Law School in 2002.

Previously, 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 more generally.

For more information please contact: James Fleming of the C.D. Howe Institute at 416-865-1904; email:jfleming@cdhowe.org.

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