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Mareva injunction


 

Denial of Mareva injunction due to Bank’s “dirty hands” upheld

Advancing unfounded allegations of fraud and overstating its case may preclude a party from attaining equitable relief. A panel of the Ontario Divisional Court upheld Justice Stinson's dismissal of a motion to continue an interim Mareva injunction brought by the Royal Bank of Canada. [more] Full article

Bank’s “dirty hands” deprive it of Mareva injunction even though test met

In the case of Royal Bank of Canada v. Boussoulas, the Ontario Superior Court declined RBC’s request to appoint an interim receiver and grant a Mareva injunction against the defendants, who, it was alleged, were continuing their business through a succession of companies in order to avoid repaying RBC loans. [more] Full article

Lawyer forces TD Bank to release trust funds

A Toronto real estate lawyer was successful recently in forcing the Toronto-Dominion Bank to release funds held in his trust account after the bank wrongly purported to freeze his account to recoup its loss from a fraudulent cheque that had been drawn by another of the lawyer's clients and deposited into the trust account. [more] Full article

Competition Law Update 2003

The Year in Review 2003

TOP STORIES Competition Bureau proposes new “per se” conspiracy provision: Agreements between competitors for the purpose of or that have the effect of fixing prices, allocating customers or markets, or ... [more] Full article