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Michael Binetti contributed to paper on open banking competition issues

Michael Binetti, a partner of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, contributed to a paper released by the Financial Data and Technology Association (FDATA) of North America on competition issues surrounding customer-directed finance and the financial data access competitive landscape in Canada. The paper was followed by a virtual presentation by FDATA North America Executive Director Steve Boms, Senator Colin Deacon, and Michael Binetti. A replay of the webinar can be found here. According to FDATA North America, consumers and small businesses in Canada have become increasingly reliant on financial services and products offered by financial technology (“fintech”) providers. Today, as many as ... [more] Full article

Ken Dekker to present on Book Ownership issues – A Legal Perspective – May 28, 2020 at 2 pm

Partner, Ken Dekker, will be canvassing recent case law and other legal issues relating to financial services professionals, their clients and whether anyone really “owns” his or her book of ... [more] Full article

Michael Binetti to speak on panel “Navigating through Insurance Law during COVID-19”

Michael Binetti will speak on the panel “Navigating through Insurance Law during COVID-19,” sponsored by LexisNexis. Description: Join LexisNexis Canada as we host three subject matter experts on the impacts ... [more] Full article

Michael Binetti to Moderate Cross-Border Marketing Enforcement Teleconference

Michael Binetti, of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, will be moderator for Cross-border Update with the Enforcers: Recent Marketing Enforcement Trends in the US and Canada. June 25, 2019 [more] Full article


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Michael Binetti

Michael Binetti

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Michael Binetti, a partner of the firm, brings a proven litigation background plus extensive experience in arguing both trials and appeals. He has demonstrated his strategic legal capability and expertise in wide-ranging areas of litigation. Michael’s peers and clients have commented that Michael is an “excellent and creative lawyer,” “finds unique solutions to complex problems,” and that “Michael gets it and knows how to win.”

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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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Peter R. Greene

Peter R. Greene

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Peter is a widely recognized and renowned litigator with substantial expertise in high profile and complex Commercial Litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Peter acts as counsel for insurance companies on professional liability, E&O claims, Director's and Officer's liability, and surety, fidelity and dishonesty bond claims. He has particular expertise in securities litigation and Regulatory Hearing, and has acted for Canada's largest investment firms. He regularly acts as defence counsel in large Class Actions before the courts in Ontario, and before national and provincial Regulatory agencies, boards and tribunals. Peter is regularly involved in large product liability and construction contract cases involving Construction Liens or Surety Bonds.

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