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Superior Court Certifies $1.0 Billion Foreign Exchange Price Fixing Class Action

In his decision released earlier this Spring, Ontario Superior Court Justice Paul Perell certified a class action in Mancinelli v. Royal Bank of Canada claiming $1.0 Billion in damages against several large banks, including Credit Suisse Group AG; Deutsche Bank AG; the Royal Bank of Canada; and the Toronto Dominion Bank, relating to an alleged conspiracy to fix prices in the foreign exchange market. The claim alleged that, between 2003 and 2013, the Defendant banks, who controlled approximately 65% of the FX market trading in Canadian currency, conspired to fix the price of FX instruments as well as other collusive ... [more] Full article

Facebook pays $9 million fine for allowing sharing of personal data with 3rd party apps

Following a record-breaking $5 billion (US) penalty imposed by the US Federal Trade Commission in July 2019, Facebook agreed to pay a $9 million (Canadian) penalty to settle allegations that ... [more] Full article

Michael Binetti quoted in PaRR competition law newsletter

Michael Binetti, partner at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, is quoted PaRR Global’s competition law newsletter to its subscribers: TekSavvy’s release of competition complaint ‘unusual’—lawyers, published on March 23, 2020 (full ... [more] Full article

TekSavvy Claims That Bell And Rogers Abuse Their Dominant Position For Internet Services

In a public version of its complaint to the Canadian Competition Commissioner (see below), Internet re-seller TekSavvy says that Bell Canada and Rogers Communications Canada have been abusing their dominant ... [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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Jacob Millar

Jacob Millar

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Jacob Millar is a versatile lawyer who as a law student and articling student has gained experience in civil and criminal litigation and administrative matters in Ontario, Nova Scotia and the U.K. As an associate with the firm, Jacob represents and advises clients in all manner of commercial disputes and competition law matters.

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