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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 ranked as Repeatedly Recommended for Securities Litigation by Lexpert, for Corporate and Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers of Canada, and he has been given the highest available rating of AV, or pre-eminent, by his peers on Martindale-Hubbell.

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Court of Appeal confirms that insurers that sell insurance in Ontario should litigate coverage issues in Ontario

In its recent decision in Vale Canada Limited v. Royal and SunAlliance Insurance Company of Canada, Ontario’s top court confirmed what a layperson would think to be obvious: that an insurer ... [more] Full article

MFDA and IIROC Members vote to amalgamate and form “New SRO”

In a vote held on September 29, 2022, members of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) voted and passed ... [more] Full article

Ontario’s top court reinstates securities class action against Cannabis company

In Reasons released on September 26 in Badeesha v. Cronos Group Inc., the Court of Appeal for Ontario unanimously overturned a decision refusing to grant leave to proceed with a ... [more] Full article

Court of Appeal for Ontario to resume In-Person Hearings

Yesterday, the Court of Appeal for Ontario announced that  it will begin hearing appeals and panel motions (motions before a full panel of three judges) in person starting on April ... [more] Full article

AGM’s Meredith Hayward and Michael Binetti successful in anti-SLAPP motion dismissing defamation claim by anti-vaccination physicians

In a decision released on February 24, 2022 in Gill v. Lamba, Justice Elizabeth Stewart of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed an action brought against more than 20 ... [more] Full article