100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50
Toronto, ON M5X 1B8
Phone: (416) 862-6569
Fax: (416) 862-6666
E-mail: rdattu@osler.com

Partner in the Toronto office, leading the firm’s international trade and investment law practice. Consistently ranked at the very highest level in his practice area by international and national legal directories. Assists businesses to formulate and implement international trade and investment strategies, including measures to mitigate against political and business risks. Provides compliance advice on global business transactions including customs, export controls, economic sanctions, anti-bribery laws, anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing, national security, corporate social responsibility measures and transactions with governments. Over 25 years of litigation experience acting in some of the most complex trade and investment disputes in Canada, including arbitrations under Canada’s bilateral investment treaties and several WTO disputes. Acted in half of all completed Canadian challenges under Chapter 19 of NAFTA, 45 Federal Court cases and more than 50 trade remedies disputes. He has held leadership positions with the Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration.

Year Called to the Bar:1984 (ON)
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