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David N. Vaillancourt

David N. Vaillancourt

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

David's practice expertise focuses on all matters of Commercial and Civil Litigation, Competition and Administrative Law. David has acted for clients in a wide range of disputes, including shareholder and partnership disputes, securities litigation, class action defence, proceedings under the Competition Act, employment law disputes, contract disputes, breach of confidence/intellectual property disputes, fidelity bond claims, and professional negligence claims. David has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and has also appeared before the Competition Tribunal and the Federal Court of Appeal. David has appeared as lead counsel in numerous trials, hearings, and motions. David has been successful in numerous adversarial proceedings, and also has successfully negotiated the resolution of dozens of cases.

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Rogers and Shaw merger cleared by Competition Tribunal

The Competition Tribunal has dismissed the Commissioner of Competition’s application to block Rogers Communication’s acquisition of Shaw Communications in the most consequential merger decision in Canadian history. When Rogers and ... [more] Full article

The Private Competition Enforcement Review, 15th Edition

Affleck Greene McMurtry lawyers David Vaillancourt, and Michael Binetti were co-authors of the Canada Chapter of the 15th edition of The Private Competition Enforcement Review. Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. [more] Full article

Supreme Court of Canada clarifies courts have an obligation to follow decisions of courts at the same level in most cases

The Supreme Court of Canada released a decision today (R. v. Sullivan 2022 SCC 19) dealing with an important issue relating to the constitutionality of a provision of the Criminal ... [more] Full article

Banks Do Not Owe A General Duty Of Care To A Customer To Prevent “Insider Abuse”

TD bank successfully defended an action brought against it by a customer in a Ponzi scheme case in McDonald and Dickson v. TD Bank, 2021 ONSC 3872. The result came ... [more] Full article

A Private Right of Action for Abuse of Dominance

David Vaillancourt was invited by the C.D. Howe Institute to submit an “Intelligence Memo” concerning his views on a private right of access for abuse of dominance proceedings in Canada. ... [more] Full article