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Michael Koch quoted in "The CRTC's Blow to Certainty", The Globe and Mail


Lawyer Michael Koch
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Excerpt from "The CRTC's Blow to Certainty", by Anthony Davis:

For Michael Koch, partner at Goodmans LLP in Toronto, the CRTC ruling added to a slew of recent federal regulatory decisions concerning deals - including blocking the initial takeover attempt of Progress Energy by Malaysia's state-owned Petronas - that could discourage domestic and foreign investment in not only the telecom industry, but other sectors as well.  "I think Canada's economy is attractive, but markets don't like unpredictability," says Koch, who served as counsel with the CRTC in the 1990s and helped establish the Canadian telecommunications industry's competitive framework.

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