333 Bay St, Suite 2400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, Box 20, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1980 (ON)
Anthony (Tony) Baldanza practises 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.
In separate closings on August 1 and August 16, 2018, Bayer AG, a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture, completed one of the largest antitrust enforcement divestitures in history by selling their agricultural businesses and assets for US$9 billion to German chemical company BASF SE.