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Kenneth A. Dekker

Kenneth A. Dekker

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Kenneth Dekker, a partner of the firm, is a successful trial and appellate lawyer who is valued by his clients as a resourceful and practical litigation counsel. Over more than two decades, Ken has litigated noteworthy cases in a range of fields that include class action defence, securities and broker-dealer litigation and regulatory defence, corporate and shareholder disputes (including oppression and winding up cases), defamation, civil fraud litigation, disputes over contracts, injunctions, professional liability litigation, employment litigation and cross-border litigation issues. Ken has appeared before all levels of courts in Ontario, including the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario, as well as before the Supreme Court of Canada. Ken also represents and advises clients in regulatory matters before the Investment Industry Organization of Canada (IIROC), the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) and the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). Ken has been recognized for Corporate and Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers of Canada and has been given the highest available rating of AV, or pre-eminent, by his peers on Martindale-Hubbell.

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Ontario government introduces bill to prohibit non-compete agreements for employees

An omnibus bill introduced today by the Ontario government called the Working for Workers Act includes provisions prohibiting non-compete clauses for employees. Such clauses prevent employees who leave their employment from ... [more] Full article

Ontario action dismissed for lack of jurisdiction despite expiry of limitation period in proper forum

An Ontario man who suffered catastrophic injuries after being hit by a car in Michigan has had his Ontario action dismissed for want of jurisdiction. The Ontario Superior Court dismissed ... [more] Full article

IIROC and MFDA to be Merged into Single Self-Regulatory Organization

Earlier this week, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced that Canada’s two pre-eminent investment industry self-regulatory organizations will be merged into a single regulatory organization (SRO). The new SRO, as ... [more] Full article

Supreme Court of Canada restores dismissal of $50 million auditor’s negligence claim due to expired limitation period

In a unanimous decision released this morning in Grant Thornton LLP v. New Brunswick, the Supreme Court of Canada restored a judgment of the New Brunswick Queen’s Bench that dismissed ... [more] Full article

Supreme Court of Canada confirms that Releases are interpreted just like any other contract

In a decision released today, July 23, 2021, in Corner Brook (City) v. Bailey, a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada overturned a decision of the Court of Appeal for Newfoundland and ... [more] Full article