Michael is a respected and practised litigator who acts for and advises parties in a wide range of competition matters, a variety of commercial disputes, including contractual disputes, shareholders' disputes, commercial fraud, and employment matters, and also in administrative law and constitutional issues.
Michael has been admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK).
Michael is a frequent contributor to newsletters published by the ABA's Anti-trust Section, The Litigator and often quoted by The Financial Post, The Lawyer's Weekly, Lexpert Magazine and other publications of interest to the legal community.
Apple and ebook publishers Hachette, Macmillan, and Simon & Shuster have agreed to change how they sell ebooks to settle allegations that they entered into an anti-competitive agreement that reduced ... [more]Full article
Amazon.com.ca Inc. has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty, plus $100,000 in costs, to settle allegations by the Competition Bureau that its practice of advertising savings from a list ... [more]Full article
Apple’s iPhone smartphone enjoys market power, but terms imposed by Apple on wireless carriers did not harm competition, the Competition Bureau concluded recently. The Bureau analyzed Apple’s terms under the Competition ... [more]Full article
Abbott Laboratories, a US-based multinational medical device manufacturer, completed its acquisition of competitor St. Jude Medical after receiving clearance from competition authorities in Canada, the US, and the EU in ... [more]Full article
Superior Court judges can sit outside their home provinces, the Supreme Court held today. This decision will facilitate the management of national class actions and other inter-provincial litigation in Canada. The ... [more]Full article