REPRESENTATIVE INVESTIGATIONS EXPERIENCE

  • Advised a publicly listed tech company with operations in the US and Canada on its response to investigations and inquiries by the Ontario Securities Commission relating to alleged improper conduct by an investment dealer. 
  • Advised a national communications and cable provider on a number of internal investigations related to procurement and software fraud.
  • Advised a leading Canadian pension fund on an internal investigation of a whistle-blower complaint alleging corrupt practices in the IT department of the fund’s wholly-owned commercial real estate subsidiary.
  • Advised a national non-profit organization on an internal investigation of accounting irregularities and potential fraud. 

REPRESENTATIVE FRAUD AND ASSET RECOVERY EXPERIENCE

  • Obtained a number of urgent Mareva injunctions for a national communications and cable provider, freezing millions of dollars misappropriated in separate frauds perpetrated by employees and suppliers of the client.
  • Obtained an urgent order for the return of pharmaceutical products misappropriated from an international pharmaceutical company by a Canadian distributor.
  • Represented a consortium of high net worth investors in recovering millions of dollars misappropriated through a complex series of mortgage frauds.
  • Represented a consortium of European-based credit card issuers in bringing court proceedings in Canada to secure and ultimately recover the proceeds of significant credit card fraud.
  • Assisted both corporate and individual clients to recover funds misappropriated by employees or business partners.

OTHER REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Advised an international retailer on anti-corruption and anti-money laundering obligations and best practices in Canada.
  • Defended a municipality against charges relating to the operation of a sewage treatment facility.
  • Defended clients against charges relating to alleged violations of conservation by-laws.
  • Represented a range of employers in proceedings arising from employees’ violation of their non-solicitation and non-competition obligations.
  • Represented homeowners in disputes arising from negligent or fraudulent conduct by general contractors or other trades.
  • Assisted clients in advancing or defending civil claims alleging defamation.