Dany Assaf is a Partner at Torys LLP. He is co-chair of the firm’s Competition and Foreign Investment Review Practice. Dany’s practice focuses on advising international and domestic clients on all aspects of competition law and foreign investment matters including in the area of national security reviews. He acts for Canadian and international clients, advising on all aspects of competition law and foreign investment matters under the Investment Canada Act and has been involved in many of Canada’s highest profile transactions, investigations and reviews over his career including the DuPont/Dow merger, the Supreme Court of Canada Tervita efficiencies case, the Interac case (Canadian bank payments system), GE/Honeywell and Rio Tinto/Alcan.
Dany has been recognized as a leading expert in the areas of competition law and foreign investment law, including being named as one of the world’s “Top 40 Competition Lawyers Under 40” by Global Competition Review in 2008 as well as one of Canada’s “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” by Lexpert magazine in 2006. Dany was also nominated as Dealmaker of the Year by Global Competition Review in 2015.