Now that traditionally print and television-based publications are being published on the internet, courts are being asked to apply defamation law to internet publications. The unique structure of the internet as a medium...more
Defamation law continues to be in the news, with actions recently being threatened or commenced against municipal and provincial politicians in Ontario. The rise of the internet as a medium through which anyone can (and many...more
In a much-anticipated case that slightly modified one of the most important doctrines in American securities law, the United States (U.S.) Supreme Court has determined to keep the “fraud on the market” theory of reliance in...more
In Kaynes v. BP, 2013 ONSC 5802, Justice Conway determined that a statutory claim for secondary market misrepresentation under the Ontario Securities Act (“OSA”) is a “statutory tort” over which the Ontario Superior Court of...more
I was recently interviewed by Law Times regarding a case about partnership buy-in agreements, which, in my view, should contain all material terms, particularly regarding payments the new partners are to make to the firm....more
On October 31, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released three important judgments dealing with whether consumers can sue manufacturers who are involved in conspiracies that increase the prices of products that consumers...more
In this interview about trends in securities class actions, securities litigator Brian Radnoff observed that it wasn’t surprising there were fewer securities class actions filed in Canada in 2012 than in years prior.