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THE LITIGATOR

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The Litigator
AGM :: Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

THE LITIGATOR

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
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Whose book of business is it, anyway?

Confusion reigns on “ownership” of investment firm clients

There are few, if any, legal issues affecting the investment industry that are more cloudy and less certain than whether investment firm clients belong to the investment advisor or to ... [more] Full article

Departing employees and the ongoing battle over investment firm clients

Competition is fierce among investment firms for top producing brokers and, more importantly, their books of business. Often this competition rears its head in the form of litigation against departing brokers and the new firms that employ them. [more] Full article

Securities Litigation Update – June 2005

Contributing Authors: Kenneth A. Dekker , Paul Emerson, and Angela Yadav The future of shareholder class actions in Ontario The times are changing for shareholder class actions in Ontario. Last ... [more] Full article

The Investment Dealers’ Association found not to owe a duty of care to disgruntled investors

Morgis v. Thomson Kernaghan & Co. (2003), 65 O.R. (3d) 321 (C.A.) In a recent decision, Ontario’s highest Court considered whether liability can be imposed on the Investment Dealers Association ... [more] Full article