Highlights

Education

  • BA
    University of Toronto
  • LLB, 1978
    Osgoode Hall Law School at York University

Year of Call/Admission

  • Ontario, 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

Anthony F. Baldanza

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Tony practises business law, with a focus on competition law, foreign investment law, and negotiated transactions.

In respect of competition law, Tony provides advice and representation in relation to mergers, criminal matters including cartels, and other restrictive trade practices. In his merger practice, Tony has handled merger transactions in a wide range of industries, and regularly assists clients in clearing such transactions through the Canadian Competition Bureau pursuant to the Competition Act and, along with counsel in other jurisdictions, the competition law/antitrust authorities of other jurisdictions. Also, Tony regularly advises companies on how to structure distribution and licensing arrangements to avoid competition law problems, and counsels companies and professional and trade associations on the scope of permissible activities. Tony serves as Co-Leader of Fasken Martineau’s Antitrust/Competition & Marketing Law Group and is a past Chair of the Mergers Committee of the CBA Competition Law Section.

In respect of foreign investment law, Tony provides advice and representation in relation to the application of the Investment Canada Act to the establishment of new businesses and the acquisition of existing businesses by foreign enterprises. Tony is a past Chair of the Foreign Investment Review Committee of the CBA Competition Law Section.

In respect of general business law, Tony provides advice and assistance in relation to a wide range of negotiated transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (domestic and cross-border), joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and supply and distribution arrangements. Tony also regularly advises clients in relation to general corporate and commercial matters and on the legal requirements for establishing new businesses in Canada.

Honours and Awards

  • Consistently listed in a wide range of reports and surveys as one of Canada's leading competition law and foreign investment lawyers. These publications include Global Competition Review (GCR 100), a guide to the world's leading competition law and economics practices; Legal 500 Canada, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Chambers Global: Chambers Canada; The World's Leading Lawyers; The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers; Practical Law Company Cross-border Handbooks-Competition Handbook; Acritas Star™; 2016 Global Counsel Competition Law Handbook and The Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers.

Membership/Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association including Competition Law Section
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association including Antitrust Law Section