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Zoom Bombing of an Ontario Trial Shows the Need for Caution When Conducting Hearings Online

Over the course of almost a year of Covid-19, Ontario’s court system has made a monumental shift from in-person hearings and trials to virtual appearances. While in the summer of ... [more] Full article

Proposed shareholder class action stayed due to lack of jurisdiction

A proposed shareholder class action against HSBC Holdings plc was recently stopped in its tracks by the Ontario Superior Court due to a lack of jurisdiction. The plaintiff, Wai Kan ... [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

Magna Plan of Arrangement approved by Ontario Courts

A judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s Commercial List recently approved a plan of arrangement that eliminated the dual class share structure at Magna International Inc. (“Magna”) and ... [more] Full article