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The Hon. David C. Dingwall, P.C., Q.C., ICD.D

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

The Hon. David Dingwall is a former Counsel of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Demons for Negotiators

[ As originally published in The Lawyers Weekly, April 01, 2016 ] In a legal climate that relies with growing frequency on alternative dispute resolution, a lawyer’s negotiating skills are ... [more] Full article

Canada ratifies ICSID, Finally

On November 1, Canada ratified the World Bank’s ICSID Convention by depositing its “Instrument of Ratification” with the ICSID.  In doing so, Canada is the last G8 member to ratify ... [more] Full article

Table Manners – Recipes for Negotiators: #2 The Mandate

Another integral aspect of the negotiating process is the mandate. Legal counsel as well as other individuals, often represent clients either as an individual or in a larger groups. Your mandate, or lack of mandate, can be crucial to your success, failure or to prolonging the negotiating process indefinitely. [more] Full article

Table Manners – Recipes for Negotiators

The legendary basketball coach, John Wooden, once said: “A failure to prepare is preparing to fail.” The same can be said of the negotiator. Preparation is another crucial determinant of the negotiating process. [more] Full article

October 2010 Commercial Litigation Update

An update on significant commercial litigation decisions released recently in Canada.

Contributors: The Hon. David C. Dingwall, P.C., Q.C., Kenneth Dekker, Michael Osborne, Fiona Campbell (Articling Student), and Brigid Wilkinson (Summer Student) An update on significant commercial litigation decisions released recently in Canada.

  • Insurance companies hit with $455.7 million class action judgment
  • Court of Appeal comes to the fork in the road – and takes it
  • Alberta appeal court overturns unprecedented damages award to dismissed investment advisor
  • Judgment granted in Ontario’s first-ever environmental tort class action
  • The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes – Its time has come!
  • Court refuses to add to the contractual obligations of the vendor of a business
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