Dany H Assaf

Dany H Assaf
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Dany is the co-chair of the competition and foreign investment practice. His practice focuses on advising international and domestic clients on all aspects of competition law and foreign investment matters including national security reviews. He has been involved in many of Canada's highest-profile transactions, investigations and reviews over his career including the Interac case (Canadian bank payments system), GE/Honeywell, Rio Tinto/Alcan and the Tervita efficiencies case recently before the Supreme Court. Dany has appeared on behalf of clients at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Ontario Superior Court and the Competition Tribunal, and before the Competition Bureau. He has provided testimony on proposed amendments to the Competition Act before the Canadian Senate and on the Investment Canada Act to a Canadian parliamentary committee.

Dany has served as a private sector adviser to the International Competition Network and as past chairman of the economics committee of the Canadian Bar Association’s national competition law section; he is also a former adjunct professor of competition law and the co-author of Competition and Antitrust Law: Canada and the United States (fourth edition) for LexisNexis Butterworths (2014). He is recognised as a leading expert in areas of competition law and foreign investment law and was nominated as a "Dealmaker of the Year" in 2015 by Global Competition Review. He has also been previously recognised as one of the world’s "top 40 competition lawyers under 40" by Global Competition Review and one of Canada’s "top 40 lawyers under 40" by Lexpert in 2006.

WWL says: Dany Assaf is a standout name in the Canadian market, known for his excellent knowledge of transactional and regulatory competition law matters. 

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