Dany Assaf is co-chair of the competition and foreign investment review practice at Torys LLP in Toronto, Canada. He is recognised as a leading expert in competition law, including being named as one of the world’s ‘Top 40 Competition Lawyers Under 40’ by Global Competition Review.
He has extensive domestic and international advisory experience, and has been involved in many of Canada’s highest-profile transactions and investigations in all areas of competition law. He has appeared at all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada. He provided testimony on proposed amendments to the Competition Act before the Canadian Senate and on the Investment Canada Act to the Canadian Parliamentary Committee on Industry, Science and Technology. He is a former adjunct professor of competition law and co-author of Competition and Antitrust Law: Canada and The United States (4th edition) for LexisNexis Butterworths (2014). He served as a private sector adviser to the International Competition Network and is past chair of the economics committee of the Canadian Bar Association’s competition law section. He holds a BComm (with distinction) from the University of Alberta and an LLB from the University of Toronto.