Imran Ahmad is a Business Law Partner in the Toronto office and specializes in the areas of cybersecurity, competition and foreign investment law.
As part of his cybersecurity, privacy and data breach practice, Imran works closely with clients to develop and implement practical and informed strategies related to cyber threats and data breaches. He focuses on legal risk assessments, compliance, due diligence and risk allocation advice, security and data breach incident preparedness and response. He also provides representation in the event of an investigation, enforcement action, or litigation.
Imran is a member of the Advisory Board of the Canadian Advanced Technologies Alliance’s Cyber Security Council. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association’s Privacy and Access to Information Law Section.
Imran’s competition and foreign investment practice encompasses a wide range of competition and foreign investment matters. He regularly advises both Canadian and foreign clients with respect to merger review, abuse of dominance, refusal to deal, misleading advertising and foreign investment approvals across a broad spectrum of industries.
Imran also advises clients in connection with criminal conspiracy and bid-rigging investigations under the Competition Act.
In 2015, Imran was appointed Vice-Chair of the Marketing Practices Committee of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Competition Law Section.
Prior to his call to the bar, Imran was a political advisor to Lieutenant-General the Honourable Roméo A. Dallaire (Ret’d), Senator, and clerked for Justice Edmond P. Blanchard at the Federal Court of Canada and Competition Tribunal in Ottawa.