Anita Banicevic is a partner in the competition and foreign investment review practice at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. She advises domestic and international clients on all aspects of Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, including criminal and civil investigations, mergers, misleading advertising, and other pricing, distribution and general compliance matters.
She has also represented clients in a number of criminal cartel, misleading advertising and abuse of dominance investigations and proceedings initiated by the Competition Bureau. She has experience with contested proceedings, negotiated resolutions and, where available, immunity or leniency agreements.
Ms Banicevic is actively involved in both the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), and holds leadership positions in both organisations. She is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the National Competition Law Section of the CBA, as well as co-chair of the Compliance and Ethics Antitrust Law Section of the ABA. She has also regularly served as an invited non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network. In addition, she is frequently recommended as a leading competition law practitioner in Canada, including by Best Lawyers in Canada and Who’s Who Legal: Competition.