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Government Relations and Strategy

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Almost all businesses are affected by decisions made at almost all levels of government.

Those decisions can help or hinder your goals. When you have skilled, well-informed counsel at your side, you can anticipate and reduce risk. You can also identify opportunities to improve the future position of your organization.

Fasken offers three distinct advantages. First, we take a rigorous approach to understanding your business and legal priorities. Second, we conduct ourselves with the highest professional standards. Third, our client relationships are protected by solicitor-client privilege and the strictest discretion.

We assist local clients doing business in foreign jurisdictions, with an emphasis on African and Latin American countries. Our industry knowledge is truly global and well respected by government and clients alike.

Most of our government relations lawyers are fully bilingual in English and French, and some speak additional languages We are trained in both civil and common law. Many of us have held senior decision-making positions in government, either as advisors to cabinet ministers, elected officials or as lobbyists.

Our client work includes implementing effective government relations strategies for mining, insurance and pharmaceutical industry associations, multinational financial services corporations, and numerous private businesses in Canada and abroad.

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We understand the decision-making process and skillfully advocate for your interests.

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