Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg (Toronto)

Anita Banicevic

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg (Toronto)

Anita Banicevic is a partner in the competition and foreign investment review practice of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg’s Toronto office. 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.


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Anita Banicevic, Mark Katz The Canadian Competition Authority expresses concerns about the possible anticompetitive consequences of agreements between competitors on employees and labour markets


Canadian Competition Bureau Issues Guidance on “No-Poach” and other “Buy-Side” Employment Agreements Between Competitors* Introduction The Canadian Competition Bureau (“Bureau”) has issued a statement (the “Statement”) clarifying its position on “no-poaching”, wage-fixing and other types of (...)

Anita Banicevic, Mark Katz The Canadian Federal Court provides practical guidance for parties responding to compulsory production orders from the Competition Authority (Bell Mobility)


Responding to Compulsory Production Orders from the Competition Bureau: Federal Court of Canada Provides Practical Guidance* Canada’s Commissioner of Competition is armed with a variety of compulsory powers that he can use in pursuing investigations. One such power is the ability, with the (...)

Anita Banicevic, Mark Katz The Canadian Competition Bureau issues draft intellectual property enforcement guidelines that will have practical implications for the pharmaceutical industry


Canada’s Updated Draft Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines and the Pharmaceutical Industry* I. INTRODUCTION In June 2015, Canada’s Competition Bureau released its updated draft of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines (“Draft IPEGs”) for public review and consultation. The (...)

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