Bennett Jones, Polley Faith face off in 233-million-dollar commercial case

Miller Thomson appeared in eight commercial cases this week

Bennett Jones, Polley Faith face off in 233-million-dollar commercial case

Bennett Jones LLP and Polley Faith LLP represented plaintiffs and respondents, respectively, in a $233 million case. Miller Thomson appeared in a total of eight commercial cases this week.

This week's most notable commercial case is Shanghai Lianyin Investment Co., Ltd. v Lu et al with a concerned amount of $233 million. Bennett Jones LLP associate Shaan Tolani represented the plaintiff. Polley Faith LLP partner Andrew Faith represented several defendants. Other respondents appear to be unrepresented.

The commercial case with the second highest amount is 7572042 Canada Inc. et al v The Bank of Nova Scotia with an amount of $80 million. Heer Law intellectual property lawyer Annette Latoszewska represented the plaintiffs. The respondent appears to be unrepresented.

The case with the third highest amount is Fakih et al v Ahm Investments Corporation et al concerning $50 million. Presvelos Law partner Sam Presvelos represented the plaintiffs. The respondents appear to be unrepresented.

Miller Thomson LLP appeared in eight cases this week.

Gregory Azeff represented applicant Trinity Ravine Community Inc. in Trinity Ravine Community Inc. Azeff’s practice focuses on bankruptcy and insolvency law in a wide range of industries, including banking & financial services, securities, information technology, mining, shipping, automotive manufacturing, fashion & apparel, entertainment, commercial & residential property management, media & publishing, commercial aviation and construction.

Enzo Di Iorio represented A. Darofli and several others in Tari v Darolfi et al. Di Iorio has a varied and diverse practice which allows for his clients to see him as their trusted advisor and call upon him to provide general counsel and strategic advice for all aspects of their business

Asim Iqbal represented applicant Hazelton Development Corporation in Hazelton Development Corporation v Bennett Jones LLP et al. Iqbal’s practice focuses on insolvency and restructuring law, guiding through informal workouts, formal restructuring proceedings and special situations with a creative and practical approach to problem-solving.

Kyla Mahar represented applicant Marshallzehr Group Inc. in Marshallzehr Group Inc. v Applewood Marketplace Inc. Mahar’s practice focuses on corporate restructuring, insolvency, recapitalizations, refinancing, distressed acquisitions and enforcement of creditors' rights.

Kevin Sherkin represented respondent Queen St. 1501 Inc. and one other in Kauffman v Queen St. 1501 Inc. et al, plaintiff J. Riar and several others in Riar et al v Khudal et al, and plaintiff C. Coppola in Coppola et al v The Estate of Silvio Marsili. Sherkin’s practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, with expertise in construction matters, shareholder disputes, real estate-related litigation and breach of trust claims.

James Zibarras represented defendant C. Fazari and several others in Kauffman v Fazari et al. Zibarras is a sought-after trial and appellate lawyer with extensive experience representing clients on a wide range of civil litigation matters.

Bennett Jones LLP appeared in six cases this week.

Joseph Blinick represented respondent CF Acquisition Corp. VI in Rumble Inc. v CF Acquisition Corp. VI. Blinick has a general litigation practice focused on corporate commercial disputes, securities litigation, class actions, and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Amanda McLachlan represented applicant Ontario Securities Commission in Ontario Securities Commission v Csurgo et al. McLachlan’s general litigation practice focuses on complex corporate and commercial disputes, with a particular emphasis on civil fraud, employment litigation and securities litigation disputes and investigations.

Nathan Shaheen represented plaintiff 7539088 Canada Inc. and another in 7539088 Canada Inc. et al v Slattery et al. Shaheen’s financial crimes practice focuses on domestic and international fraud and asset recovery.

Robert Staley represented defendant P. Minz and several others in Minz et al v Minz et al. Staley's practice focuses on complex commercial and securities litigation, securities regulation, shareholder activism and class actions.

Richard Swan represented respondent Bennett Jones LLP in Hazelton Development Corporation v Bennett Jones LLP et al. Swan’s practice focuses on corporate, commercial and public law disputes in corporate, securities, partnership, commercial contract, real property, domestic and international arbitration, intellectual property, licensing, restructuring, project development, fiduciary duty, and professional negligence dispute matters.

Shaan Tolani represented the plaintiff Shanghai Lianyin Investment Co., Ltd. in Shanghai Lianyin Investment Co., Ltd. v Lu et al. Tolani carries on a general litigation practice with an emphasis on corporate and commercial disputes, securities litigation and financial crime.

Chaitons LLP appeared in three cases this week.

Harvey Chaiton represented the applicant Bank Of Montreal, as administrative agent in Bank Of Montreal, As Administrative Agent v Unity Health Toronto. Chaiton has extensive experience in Canadian and cross‐border corporate restructuring, receivership, bankruptcy, liquidation and enforcement proceedings.

Maya Poliak represented applicant Prudent Excellence Mortgage Investment Corporation in Prudent Excellence Mortgage Investment Corporation v Triumph Development HK Bradford Twin Regency Inc. et al. Poliak’s practice focuses on general commercial litigation and insolvency and restructuring, with an emphasis on receiverships, liquidations and securities enforcement and reorganizations under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Personal Property Security Act.

Sam Rappos represented applicant Marshallzehr Group Inc. in Marshallzehr Group Inc. v Areacor Inc. et al. Rappos’ Sam’s practice is focused on advising debtors, creditors, purchasers, suppliers, court officers and other interested parties concerning bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP appeared in three cases this week.

Milton Davis represented applicant Melville Springs Development Company Limited in Melville Springs Development Company Limited v Bradley Court Limited et al and applicant Brampton Brick Limited in Brampton Brick Limited v Christopoulos et al. Davis’s commercial practice specializing in banking and real estate litigation, corporate and shareholder disputes, mortgage remedies and professional negligence claims.

Michael Donsky represented J. Csurgo and several others in Ontario Securities Commission v Csurgo et al. Donsky’s practice focuses on broker liability litigation and employment law matters.

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