Dajena is developing a broad practice in all areas of competition law and foreign investment review.
She acts on a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, cartel investigations, misleading advertising and other regulatory matters. Dajena works with clients in a wide range of industries, including retail, commercial real estate, construction and engineering, mining, consumer products and financial services.
Xplornet Communications Inc.
Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc., a portfolio company of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and Canada's leading rural broadband provider, in its acquisition of Corridor Communications Inc., which operates CCI Wireless., a provider of broadband solutions to rural homes in Alberta, along with enterprise clients across western Canada.
Acting for Plenary Americas, a leading investor, developer and operator of public infrastructure in North America, in its sale to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
WESCO International, Inc.
Acting as Canadian competition counsel to WESCO International, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based distributor of electrical, industrial, and communications products, in its US$4.5-billion acquisition of Anixter International Inc.
Xplornet Communications Inc.
Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural-focused broadband service provider, in its sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners.
Brand Industrial Services, Inc.
Acting for BrandSafway, a global leader providing a broad range of solutions to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure markets, in its acquisition of AGF Access Group, Inc.
Total System Services Inc. (TSYS)
Acted for Total System Services Inc. (TSYS), a leading global payments provider, on competition matters related to its US$26-billion merger of equals with Global Payments Inc., to create a global technology-enabled payments company.
Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
Acted for Cadillac Fairview in its acquisition from First Gulf and its partners of one of the largest planned commercial developments in Canada, the 38-acre East Harbour project in downtown Toronto.
Blackstone Property Partners
Acted for an affiliate of Blackstone Property Partners in its joint venture with Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc., to acquire the 1.45 million-square-foot Bentall Centre office and retail complex in Vancouver.
Barrick Gold Corporation
Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in its historic joint venture with Newmont Goldcorp Corporation, which combined their respective mining operations, assets, reserves and talent in Nevada to create the world's largest gold complex.
Kinepolis Group NV
Acted for Kinepolis Group NV in its $123-million acquisition of Landmark Cinemas Canada LP, Canada's second-largest movie theatre exhibition company.
Moderator, Canadian Bar Association, “Machine Learning and Algorithmic Collusion”; Teleconference
May 08, 2020
Canada’s New Competition Commissioner Announces Aggressive Enforcement Plans
June 17, 2019 - Last month, Canada’s newly appointed Commissioner of Competition, Matthew Boswell, promised to prioritize more aggressive competition law in Canada. In his first speech since he was appointed to the position for a five-year term, as well as in subsequent interviews and public pronouncements, the...
Algorithms: Challenges and Opportunities for Antitrust Compliance, co-author
Dec. 12, 2018 - Compliance and Ethics Spotlight (American Bar Association)
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