Resolving Shareholder Disputes in Canada


This article, published in July 2009, discusses key issues affecting disputes among shareholders of private corporations in Ontario, Canada. The authors, Igor Ellyn and Orie Niedzviecki, both of Ellyn Law LLP Business Litigation and Arbitration Lawyers, are partners of a Toronto boutique law firm which focuses on the litigation, arbitration and resolution of shareholder and other business disputes.

A more complete discussion of this topic is found in an article by Igor Ellyn, QC and Karine de Champlain called “Shareholders Remedies in Canada”, which may found online at An article on disputes between spouses involved together in business, see

This is article is for information only and is not intended as legal advice. Legal advice is provided only upon consultation with a lawyer. Further information about the authors appears at the end of the article.

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