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It’s Fraud Prevention Month – How Can You Protect Yourself From Fraud?

Julius Caesar was once warned to beware of the Ides of March. Unfortunately, consumers and businesses are at risk from fraudsters year round, not just in March, which the Competition Bureau has proclaimed to be “Fraud Prevention Month”. Every year since 2004, the Bureau has spent March warning Canadians about fraud and how to combat it. Over 125 law enforcement agencies and public and private sector organizations are participating this year’s campaign. Throughout the month, the Competition Bureau and the Fraud Prevent Forum has been carrying out a series of activities and events to inform Canadians about the impact of ... [more] Full article

Why Car Rentals Cost More Than Advertised: Avis and Budget Taken To Task By Competition Bureau

Canada’s Competition Bureau is accusing Avis and Budget of misleading consumers into thinking their rental car prices are lower than they actually are. The Bureau claims that prices are much ... [more] Full article

National Energy pays $7 million to resolve door-to-door sales investigation

National Energy Corporation, has agreed to pay a total of $7 million in restitution, administrative monetary penalties, and costs to settle the Bureau’s concerns about its door-to-door selling tactics. The Bureau ... [more] Full article

Business Directory Scammer Sentenced

One of four participants in a business directory scam targeting businesses and non-profit organizations in Canada and the United States was sentenced to 18 months in prison by the Quebec Provincial Court after pleading ... [more] Full article


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Michael Binetti

Michael Binetti

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Michael Binetti, a partner of the firm, brings a proven litigation background plus extensive experience in arguing both trials and appeals. He has demonstrated his strategic legal capability and expertise in wide-ranging areas of litigation, including business and construction disputes, fraud, employment law, competition investigations, private competition actions, elections law and dealing with municipal and government regulators.

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Masiel A. Matus

Masiel A. Matus

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Masiel Matus consistently demonstrates strong knowledge and ability in the areas of commercial litigation, class action defence, employment and competition law. Masiel has provided diligent case management and litigation support in several complex litigation trials, making her a trusted and valued member of the Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP team.

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W. Michael G. Osborne

W. Michael G. Osborne

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

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.

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