Anita Banicevic is a partner in the competition and foreign investment review practice. She advises domestic and international clients on many aspects of Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, including mergers, criminal and civil investigations, misleading advertising and other pricing, distribution and general compliance matters. Anita has experience advising clients in a wide variety of industries, including airlines, building materials, consumer products, financial institutions, natural resources, pharmaceuticals, real estate, retail and transportation. She has obtained Competition Act and Investment Canada Act clearance for numerous transactions involving domestic and international businesses. Anita has also represented clients in a number of abuse of dominance and criminal price-fixing investigations by the Competition Bureau. She has experience with contested proceedings, negotiated resolutions, and where available, immunity or leniency agreements. Anita is currently an executive member of the National Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), co-chair of the Compliance and Ethics Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association and was formerly the chair of the CBA’s fall conference on Competition Law. She is also a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network, an organization of international competition law authorities devoted to improving worldwide cooperation and convergence.