Successfully represented a financial institution before the Divisional Court on an appeal involving the issue of the enforceability of a
“minimum standards only” termination provision
Successfully represented a major financial institution in a guardianship dispute before the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Successfully represented a financial institution in the Federal Court of Appeal in a judicial review application relating to human rights and Canada Labour Code issues.
Advised on the pension and benefits aspects of the acquisition of a Canadian directories business by a global asset management firm.
At trial, successfully enforced an oral agreement that there was joint ownership over an insurance producer’s book of business. When he left, the court required that he pay fair market value for 50% of his book of business. This decision was upheld by the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Successfully represented an insurance brokerage in the Court of Appeal for Ontario in a wrongful competition and breach of fiduciary duty action.
Defended a major financial institution in a wrongful competition matter in the investment industry.
Successfully argued for the early dismissal of an unjust dismissal complaint under the Canada Labour Code for a major financial institution.
Successfully defended a plan administrator in an application seeking survivor benefits contrary to the pension plan terms.
Successfully represented a financial institution before the Federal Court of Appeal in a wrongful dismissal matter.