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.