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Anthony Baldanza Toronto Lawyer

Anthony F. Baldanza *

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1980
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
*practising through a professional corporation


Anthony (Tony) Baldanza practices general corporate/commercial law focussing on negotiated transactions (including joint ventures, partnerships, supply and distribution agreements and mergers and acquisitions), corporate reorganizations, competition law and foreign investment law.

Tony previously served as Chair and Co-Chair of Fasken’s Competition, Marketing & Foreign Investment Group. In his competition law practice, Tony provides advice and representation in relation to mergers, cartels, abuse of dominance and other restrictive trade practices. In his foreign investment practice, Tony advises foreign-controlled enterprises on the application of the Investment Canada Act – including its national security provisions – when establishing a new business or acquiring an existing business in Canada, and assists clients in clearing transactions through the relevant agencies. Tony is also adept in clearing transactions through Transport Canada pursuant to the Canada Transportation Act.

Tony’s expertise in competition and foreign investment law, including national security reviews, is highly regarded and listed in a wide range of reports and surveys. He is consistently recognized by legal directories including Chambers Canada, Chambers Global, Lexpert, The Best Lawyers in Canada and The Legal 500 Canada. Tony  is the past Chair of both the Foreign Investment Review Committee and the Mergers Committee of the Canadian Bar Association’s Competition Law Section.


Client Work

  • Pacific BioEnergy Corporation (subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation) sale of pellet sales contract book to Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc.,
  • Keltic Canada Development Co. Ltd. acquires Brighouse West Business Park in C$300 million transaction,
  • Arsenal and Seal for Life announce acquisition of Canusa,
  • Divestiture of Ridley Terminals Inc. by Canada Development Investment Corporation on behalf of the Government of Canada for C$350,000,000,
  • Twin Point Invests in Stealth Monitoring,
  • China's Zijin Mining to buy Canada's Nevsun for approximately C$1.86 billion,
  • Airway Centre purchase of property portfolio,
  • Tianqi Lithium Corporation to acquire 24% of the shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. from Nutrien for US$4.07 Billion,
  • Greater Toronto Airports Authority acquisition of the Mississauga International Centre,

Career & Education


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

Memberships & 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


Fasken Institute



Article The Competition Bureau Clarifies its Enforcement Approach in IP Matters with Updated Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines Competition Chronicle
Article Canada: Cartels The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2015
Article Canada: Merger Control The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2015

Speaking Engagements

Recent Must-Know Developments in Competition Law location location Toronto
Competition Law Compliance Programs: comments on the legal context and on the Competition Bureau’s draft Compliance Bulletin Canadian Bar Association Annual Competition Law Fall Conference location location Ottawa
Presentation on Bid Rigging Federated Press Fourth Public Procurement Law Course location location Toronto


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