Corporate, Commercial and Securities
- Counsel in precedential case on securities process and disclosure in a conflict of interest transaction.
- Represented an appellant before the Supreme Court of Canada in Pioneer Corp. v. Godfrey, the leading case on certification standards in anti-trust class actions.
- Represented an intervener before the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Comeau, the leading case concerning free trade in Canada under s.121 of the Constitution Act.
- Represented companies in technology, manufacturing and mining industries in litigation matters and related strategy in hostile proxy / control contests.
- Represented a European banking client in an appeal before the Ontario Court of Appeal in a complex 12-year, multi-transfer fraudulent conveyance action.
- Represented an international telecommunications company in defending an interlocutory and permanent injunction based on allegedly misleading advertising statements.
- Represented a ground lease tenant in successfully responding to a leave to appeal application to the Supreme Court of Canada in a dispute regarding a rent reset provision.
- Represented a lender in related bankruptcy and receivership proceedings.
- Canadian counsel for SABMiller plc regarding Canadian Competition Bureau clearance of its US $107 billion take-over by Anheuser Busch InBev SA/NV
- Counsel to multiple electronic manufacturers defending multijurisdictional civil cartel/conspiracy class action proceedings.
- Counsel to multiple global financial institutions defending multijurisdictional civil cartel/conspiracy class action proceedings.
- Counsel to multiple global auto-parts manufacturers defending multijurisdictional civil cartel/conspiracy class action proceedings.
- Counsel to a financial institution defending class action proceedings relating to alleged breaches of consumer protection laws.
- Represented a ground lease tenant in a complex rental reset arbitration.
- Defended a mining company in an international arbitration (LCIA) regarding a claim for a 50% interest in a mining project in Africa arising from an Earn-in agreement.
- Represented a global telecommunications company in an arbitration dealing with a breach of contract dispute.
- Represented a ground lease tenant in an arbitration dealing with a breach of contract dispute.
- Represented a global investment company in an arbitration dealing with a purchase price adjustment contract dispute
- The Catalyst Capital Group Inc. (Re), 2020 ONSEC 6
- Pioneer Corp. v. Godfrey, 2019 SCC 42
- R. v. Comeau, 2018 SCC 15
- Friends of Toronto Public Cemeteries Inc. v. Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries, 2018 ONSC 7711
- Omega General Insurance Company v. Tsianos, 2017 ONSC 5179
- In the matter of the court-appointed receivership of Casselman Plywood Hardware Building Centre Ltd., 2017 ONSC 4107
- Samuels v. Canada (Attorney General), 2016 ONSC 7937
- Fontanilla v. Thermo Cool Mechanical, 2016 ONSC 7023
- Bayerische Landesbank Girozentrale v. Sieber Estate (Trustee of), 2016 ONCA 399, 2016 ONCA 400
- Yim v. Rogers Communications Partnership, 2016 ONSC 2105