Toronto (Canada) - Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, is pleased to announce that Antonio Di Domenico will serve a special appointment at Canada's Department of Justice (Competition Bureau Legal Services) as counsel to Canada's Commissioner of Competition for a two-year term commencing October 1, 2014. Tony will be responsible for providing legal services to the Commissioner and prosecuting matters on behalf of the Commissioner, including in the areas of mergers, restrictive trade practices, false or misleading representations, deceptive marketing practices and other competition matters.
A partner in Fasken Martineau's Litigation, Antitrust/Competition & Marketing, Class Action and White Collar Crime, Investigations & Compliance groups, Tony has extensive trial, appellate and regulatory experience and appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. He has represented clients in matters with multi-jurisdictional and parallel civil and criminal components, including clients facing parallel criminal/cartel prosecution and class action litigation. In addition to his private practice, Tony is an adjunct professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School. He writes and speaks regularly on competition/antitrust law, class actions and corporate/white collar crime, and holds leadership positions in these areas, including the Canadian Bar Association's National Competition Law Section, the Advocates' Society and the American Bar Association. Tony is co-editor of the firm's antitrust/competition and foreign investment blog, Competition Chronicle.
"We are proud of Tony for being selected and accepting this opportunity," said Martin Denyes, Fasken Martineau's Managing Partner for the Ontario Region. Our firm has a commitment to, and respect for, public service and we are so pleased to have one of our partners taking on such a role. We also look forward to his return in two years, with an even deeper breadth of knowledge and experience."
During his period of secondment, Tony will remain a partner of Fasken Martineau.
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